43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Little Museum of Dublin and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. Museum-lovers will appreciate Guinness Storehouse and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and shop like a local with Grafton Street.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin day trip planning site.

San Francisco, USA to Dublin is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Dublin is 8 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 57°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Must see
The Little Museum of Dublin
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Guinness Storehouse
4.1
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Specialty Museum
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
4.6

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Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferintosh Community Market and Fused and Light. Take a break from the city and head to Red Point Beach and Aigas Field Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Craigellachie National Nature Reserve (in Aviemore), Shieldaig Falconry (in Gairloch) and RSPB - Insh Marshes (in Kingussie). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Loch Ness Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, and take in nature's colorful creations at Boat of Garten Community Garden.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Inverness holiday planner.

Fly from Dublin to Inverness in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. October in Inverness sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
RSPB - Insh Marshes
4.7

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.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Take a break from Amsterdam with a short trip to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague, about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The Jordaan, admire the masterpieces at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, and shop like a local with Leidseplein.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Amsterdam journey maker site.

Fly from Inverness to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Inverness to Amsterdam is 1 hour. Traveling from Inverness in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 47°F in Amsterdam. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trip

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Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Rijksmuseum
4.6

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Musee Rodin and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, make a trip to Champs-Elysees, and stop by Île de la Cité.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris travel planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. October in Paris sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Must see
Musee d'Orsay
4.7
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Eiffel Tower
4.5

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Avenida da Liberdade. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and make a trip to Belém Tower.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Lisbon. In October, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5
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Art Museum
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
4.6

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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 hidden gems such as Piazza del Campo and M.G. Design. Duomo di Siena and Castello del Trebbio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence attractions planning tool.

You can fly from Lisbon to Florence in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in October, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are little chillier, around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

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Must see
Duomo di Siena
4.8
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World heritage site
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
4.5
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Must see
Piazza del Campo
4.8

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Galleria Borghese and Musei Capitolini. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rome online trip maker.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Rome are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Must see
Pantheon
4.8
Must see
Vatican Museums
4.2
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Colosseum
4.7

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Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Relax by the water at Fornillo and Lido di Ravello. When in Ravello, make a side trip to see I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos in Praiano, approximately Praiano away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, get a taste of the local shopping with Ravello Arte, take in the exciting artwork at Petit Prince Art Gallery, and admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ravello travel planner.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 58°F in Ravello. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:
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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Schonbrunn Palace. For shopping fun, head to Vienna Naschmarkt or Dorotheum. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, get engrossed in the history at Sisi Museum, and wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Ravello to Vienna in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. While traveling from Ravello, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Vienna, ranging from highs of 49°F to lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 12:
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Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6
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Specialty Museum
The Hofburg
4.6

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Get some cultural insight at Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia. Head to Kapali Carsi and Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisifor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, contemplate the long history of Rumeli Fortress, wander the streets of Ortakoy, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vienna to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vienna in November, expect nights in Istanbul to be warmer, around 58°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:
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History Museum
Topkapi Palace
4.4
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History Museum
Galata Tower
4.3

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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Head to Tretyakov's Gallery and MARS Centerfor plenty of shopping. Step off the beaten path and head to Russian Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, see the interesting displays at Menshikov's Great Palace, take in the exciting artwork at Photogallery Rachmaninov Garden, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to St. Petersburg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, St. Petersburg is much colder than Istanbul - with highs of 37°F and lows of 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 19:
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World heritage site
The State Hermitage Museum
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Russian Museum
4.7

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Get a sense of the local culture at Vasa Museum and Royal Palace. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fotografiska Stockholm and Moderna Museet - Stockholm. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Skansen, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory, explore the engaging exhibits at Nordiska Museet, and take a stroll through Stockholm Old Town.

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You can fly from St. Petersburg to Stockholm in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Stockholm are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 22:
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History Museum
Vasa Museum
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Skansen
4.1

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