43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
When in Athens, make a side trip to see Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae, approximately Mycenae away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and visit Plaka.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Athens holiday website.

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get much hotter in Athens: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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World heritage site
Acropolis of Athens
4.7
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History Museum
Acropolis Museum
4.7
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World heritage site
Archaeological Site Mycenae
4.4

2
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Valletta, Malta

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
On the 19th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Parrocca San Pawl Nawfragu, explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), then explore the ancient world of Mnajdra, then explore the ancient world of Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, examine the collection at Malta Aviation Museum, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Valletta road trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Valletta by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in Valletta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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World heritage site
St. John's Co-Cathedral
4.7

4
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip tool.

Getting from Valletta to Barcelona by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Transportation
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World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6

4
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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Toledo to see Catedral Primada about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Campo, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip maker tool.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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4
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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Madrid in July; daily highs in Paris reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0
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Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Venture out of the city with trips to Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf (in Stratford-upon-Avon) and Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, walk around Hyde Park, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the London trip itinerary builder tool.

Take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for little chillier days in London, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Side Trips

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Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7
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Historic Site
Buckingham Palace
4.3

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, stroll around Vondelpark, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam visit planner.

Getting from London to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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History Museum
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

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Split, Croatia

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Split: River Rafting & Tubing (in Omis) and Hvar (Franciscan Monastery, Spanjola, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Split trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Split in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, things will get a bit warmer in Split: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Split

Side Trips

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Architectural Building
Franciscan Monastery
4.3
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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
4.9

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

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Fly from Split to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Fountain
Trevi Fountain
4.4
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World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

4
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Scuola di Cucina di Lella (in Siena), Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Florence journey planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect little chillier evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 20:
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World heritage site
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
4.5
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World heritage site
Leaning Tower of Pisa
4.5

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Venice route planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Side Trip

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Must see
Like a Venetian
5.0
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Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

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