44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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44 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  22​h
1
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
2
Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
9
Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
+2
train + shuttle + Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Perth, Australia

5
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Change things up with a short trip to Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae (about 1h 30 min away). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, and take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

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Perth, Australia to Athens is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Perth in June, expect nights in Athens to be warmer, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Paestum Ruins (in Paestum), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Amalfi) and Ravello (Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma & Villa Cimbrone Gardens). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Naples trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Naples takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Naples. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Ravello, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Wine Tours & Tastings, Paestum Ruins
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome road trip planning tool .

Take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence with an excursion to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Florence travel app .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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 Arena di Verona in Verona, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Venice online route planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Venice sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Arena di Verona
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
nights
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.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay) and Le Nomade (in Antibes). There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, steep yourself in history at Place Garibaldi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate.

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You can fly from Venice to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Venice in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Nice, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Antibes, Massif de l'Esterel
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

5
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paris online travel route builder .

Fly from Nice to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 18°C in Paris. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, make a trip to Tower Bridge, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London vacation site .

Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for slightly colder days in London, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Cardiff.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

4
nights
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cardiff: Bristol (Brunel's SS Great Britain & Clifton Suspension Bridge), Bath (The Roman Baths & Bath Abbey) and Chavenage House (in Tetbury). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, stroll around Bute Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with National Museum Cardiff.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cardiff day trip tool .

Traveling by train from London to Cardiff takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Cardiff sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bath, Bristol, Chavenage House, Welsh Games
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages

4
nights
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Aberdeen ©
The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aberdeen: Scone Palace (in Perth), Cairngorm Mountain (in Aviemore) and Dunnottar Castle (in Stonehaven). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edradour Distillery, see the interesting displays at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, and admire the natural beauty at David Welch Winter Gardens.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Aberdeen trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Cardiff to Aberdeen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Aberdeen can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Dunnottar Castle, Cairngorm Mountain, Discovery Point, Edradour Distillery, Scone Palace
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Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
Dunnottar Castle ©
Dunnottar Castle
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