43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Le Lavandou, France
— 4 nights
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Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights

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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 some historical perspective at Royal Palace and Stockholm Old Town. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vasa Museum and Drottningholm Palace. Take a break from Stockholm with a short trip to Sandhamn in Varmdo, about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, take an in-depth tour of Nordiska Museet, and explore the engaging exhibits at Junibacken.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Stockholm online trip builder.

Sydney, Australia to Stockholm is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Stockholm at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Must see
Vasa Museum
4.7
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Castle
Royal Palace
4.2
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World heritage site
Drottningholm Palace
4.3

5
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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.
Guinness Storehouse and Kilkenny Castle will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Trinity College Dublin. Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Jerpoint Abbey (in Thomastown), Ferns Castle (in Ferns) and Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, walk around St Stephens Green, make a trip to Merrion Square, and admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Stockholm to Dublin in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Dublin due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 17:
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Must see
Kilkenny Castle
4.6
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Must see
Guinness Storehouse
4.1

4
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Quinta da Regaleira and Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castelo dos Mouros and Cabo da Roca. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Park and National Palace of Pena (in Sintra), Capela dos Ossos (in Evora) and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and do a tasting at The Best Portugal.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon tour planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin in September, things will get a bit warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord), The Trianons & The Hamlet (in Versailles) and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Paris planning website.

Fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lisbon in September, with highs in Paris at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 25:
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

4
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Le Lavandou, France

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Visit Plage d'Aiguebelle and Plage du Debarquement for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Plage de l'Anglade and Plage de Sylvabelle. Get out of town with these interesting Le Lavandou side-trips: Sentier Botanique (in Cogolin) and Heraclee Beach (in La Croix-Valmer). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Le Lavandou trip builder tool.

Fly from Paris to Le Lavandou in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, expect Le Lavandou to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:
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4
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Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Get some historical perspective at Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Step out of the city life by going to Fornillo and Spiaggia di castiglione. Get out of town with these interesting Ravello side-trips: Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara), I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos (in Praiano) and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano (in Positano). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, stroll through Spiaggia Di Minori, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Atrani, and take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ravello trip itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Le Lavandou to Ravello. Traveling from Le Lavandou in September, Ravello is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 4:
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Must see
Fornillo
4.2
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Religious Site
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
4.7

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Pantheon. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Peter's Basilica and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. Venture out of the city with trips to Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Villa Adriana (in Tivoli). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and explore the ancient world of Forum of Augustus.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rome route app.

Getting from Ravello to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza del Campo and The Baptistery of St. John. Duomo di Siena and Gallerie Degli Uffizi are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Florence road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Florence

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 12:
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Must see
Duomo di Siena
4.8
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Must see
Le mura di Lucca
4.8
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Must see
Piazza del Campo
4.8

3
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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Get a sense of the local culture at Matthias Church and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Liberty Statue and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Florence to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Florence in October; daily highs in Budapest reach 19°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Matthias Church
4.7
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Historic Site
Liberty Statue
4.6

4
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hagia Sophia and Suleymaniye Cami . Visit Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Historic Areas of Istanbul for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Sultanahmet District, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, and get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul attractions site.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Budapest, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:
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Historic Walking Area
Sultanahmet District
4.8

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