51 days in Europe Itinerary

51 days in Europe Itinerary

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51 days in Europe Itinerary

Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  23​h
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Zadar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Pau, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Carcassonne, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Avignon, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
Brisbane, Australia

4
days
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tower of London as well as Kensington Palace. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ardingly Reservoir and Hyde Park. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Tower Bridge, take a stroll through Westminster, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

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Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in London, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

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Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

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Ardingly Reservoir
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Kensington Palace ©
Kensington Palace
Westminster ©
Westminster

5
days
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Visiting Gollinger Wasserfall and Bluntautal Valley will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Altstadt von Salzburg and Salzburg Cathedral (Dom). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Fortress Hohensalzburg, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and stroll through Mirabell Palace.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip planner.

You can fly from London to Salzburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Salzburg. In September in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vienna.

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Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Golling an der Salzach
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Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus)
Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus)
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom) ©
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom)
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

5
days
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Get some cultural insight at Schonbrunner Gardens and Belvedere Palace. Explore hidden gems such as Melk Abbey and Rathausplatz. Step out of Vienna with an excursion to Piaristenkirche in Krems an der Donau--about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of St. Stephen's Cathedral, make a trip to Historic Center of Vienna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuit Church, Vienna, and get lost in a book at Austrian National Library.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip planner .

Fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Vienna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Melk Abbey, Piaristenkirche
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Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
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Belvedere Palace

4
days
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Charles Bridge, Boost Doubledecker, Discover Prague Tours, and other attractions you added. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Devil's Channel and Old Town Bridge Tower. Do some cultural sightseeing at Prague Astronomical Clock and Wallenstein Palace. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle and contemplate the long history of The Powder Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Prague route planner.

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

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Historic Sites Parks Museums
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The Powder Tower ©
The Powder Tower
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

3
days
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gradske Zidine and Gornji Ugao Tower. Popular historic sites such as Stradun and Synagogue are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, get to know the fascinating history of Brsalje Street, take a stroll through Old Town, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dominican Monastery.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Dubrovnik takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, car, and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Prague in September, with highs in Dubrovnik at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Trsteno Arboretum
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Dominican Monastery
Dominican Monastery
Gradske Zidine ©
Gradske Zidine
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
days
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Diocletian's Palace and Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Split and Grgur Ninski Statue. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Split: Omis (Fortress Starigrad (Fortica) & Fortress Mirabella (Peovica)). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Kliška tvrđava, make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), and delve into the distant past at Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Split visit planner.

Traveling by bus from Dubrovnik to Split takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. September in Split sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Omis, Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre
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Old Split ©
Old Split
Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace

2
days
Zadar, Croatia

Zadar
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Morske Orgulje (Sea Organ) has been added to your itinerary. On the 21st (Fri), make a trip to Sea Organ. On the next day, don't miss a visit to The Greeting to the Sun, examine the collection at Archaeological Museum Zadar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church and Monastery, see the interesting displays at Permanent Exhibition of Religion Art, then take in panoramic vistas at Bell Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Morske Orgulje (Sea Organ).

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Zadar trip planner .

You can drive from Split to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Split in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Zadar, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zadar

Museums Historic Sites Adventure
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Museum of Illusions
Museum of Illusions
Morske Orgulje (Sea Organ) ©
Morske Orgulje (Sea Organ)
St. Mary's Church and Monastery ©
St. Mary's Church and Monastery

4
days
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Take a break from the city and head to Straza Bled and River Ljubljanica Kanal. Explore hidden gems such as Ljubljana Old Town and Life Canyoning. Step out of Ljubljana with an excursion to St. Martin's Parish Church in Bled--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, wander the streets of Metelkova, snap pictures at Tromostovje, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online travel route planner .

Drive from Zadar to Ljubljana in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zadar in September; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Paris.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Bled
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River Ljubljanica Kanal ©
River Ljubljanica Kanal
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

3
days
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get some cultural insight at Musée d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Île de la Cité. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paris Plage.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Paris driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Ljubljana to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Musée d'Orsay ©
Musée d'Orsay

2
days
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
On the 1st (Mon), make a trip to Place de la Bourse, admire the landmark architecture of Pey-Berland Tower, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Réserve Ornithologique du Teich. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Chateau Cantenac, contemplate the long history of LES CORDELIERS, and then make a trip to Citadelle de Blaye.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bordeaux travel planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Bordeaux in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Bordeaux are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pau.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Emilion, Citadelle de Blaye, Réserve Ornithologique du Teich
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Réserve Ornithologique du Teich ©
Réserve Ornithologique du Teich
Citadelle de Blaye ©
Citadelle de Blaye
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse

3
days
Pau, France

On the northern edge of the Pyrénées, Pau is the perfect base to explore the mountains and ride the Funiculaire de Pau, a unique historic funicular railway that links the city center and Boulevard des Pyrénées to the railway station Gare de Pau.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees and Château de Mauvezin. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eglise Saint Girons and Château de Pau. Get out of town with these interesting Pau side-trips: Chemin des Cascades (in Cauterets) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Argeles-Gazost).

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You can drive from Bordeaux to Pau in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Pau

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Château de Mauvezin, Eglise Saint Girons, River Rafting & Tubing, Chemin des Cascades, Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees
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River Rafting & Tubing
Château de Mauvezin ©
Château de Mauvezin
Eglise Saint Girons ©
Eglise Saint Girons

3
days
Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cité de Carcassonne and Cathar Castles. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of Saint-Nazaire and La Bastide Saint Louis. Get out of town with these interesting Carcassonne side-trips: Mirepoix Cathedral (in Mirepoix), Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses (in Brousses-et-Villaret) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Limoux). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at O'Vineyards, step into the grandiose world of Château Comtal, admire the local landmark of Place Carnot, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbey of Saint-Hilaire.

Before you visit Carcassonne, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Pau to Carcassonne in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Carcassonne can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Mirepoix Cathedral, Abbey of Saint-Hilaire, Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses, Wine Tours & Tastings, O'Vineyards
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Basilica of Saint-Nazaire ©
Basilica of Saint-Nazaire
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards

3
days
Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Visit Palais des Papes and Chateau de Tarascon for their historical value. Get outdoors at Grotte de la Salamandre and Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Arles (Eglise St-Trophime & Abbey of Montmajour), Maison de Santé Saint-Paul de Mausole (in Saint-Remy-de-Provence) and Carrieres de Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Arenes de Nimes and snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Avignon trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Carcassonne to Avignon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Avignon are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Arles, Carrieres de Lumieres, Grotte de la Salamandre, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer beach, Maison de Santé Saint-Paul de Mausole
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Arenes de Nimes ©
Arenes de Nimes

3
days
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Visit Vieille Ville and Haut de Cagnes for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Villa Grecque Kerylos. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: La Croisette (in Cannes), Basilique Saint Michel (in Menton) and Abbey of Thoronet (in Le Thoronet). It doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Une Maison à Saint-Paul de Vence and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paloma Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nice online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Avignon to Nice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Avignon in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Nice, with lows of 17°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trips

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Basilique Saint Michel, Promenade Le Corbusier, Haut de Cagnes, Une Maison à Saint-Paul de Vence
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Une Maison à Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Une Maison à Saint-Paul de Vence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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