48 days in Europe Itinerary

48 days in Europe Itinerary

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Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Lampedusa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Palermo, Italy
— 3 nights

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Church Of St. Roch (in Kastel Novi) and Hvar (Franciscan Monastery & Spanjola). There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Roko, look for gifts at Filigran Split, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Split attractions planner.

Sydney, Australia to Split is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get warmer in Split: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

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Architectural Building
Franciscan Monastery
4.3
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Lookout
Spanjola
4.5

4
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
Take a break from Dubrovnik with a short trip to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: visit Old Town, enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. July in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods · Adventure

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Must see
Speed Boats Tours
4.8
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World heritage site
Old Town
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Dubrovnik City Walls
4.7

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Corinth Canal (in Corinth) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, go all around town with CityCab, and get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Athens. In July, Athens is a bit warmer than Dubrovnik - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

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

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Arena di Verona & Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Venice sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Venice takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens to Venice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Venice, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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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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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 Florence's surroundings by going to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Florence tour planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 3:
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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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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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, delve into the mystery of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip maker app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Valletta.

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

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Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the galleries of Casa Rocca Piccola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, then take a leisurely stroll along Valletta Waterfront, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), then take in nature's colorful creations at Lower Barrakka Gardens, then learn about all things military at Lascaris War Rooms, and finally learn about all things military at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Valletta online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Valletta takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valletta

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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

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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: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, make a trip to Casa Batllo, and have some family-friendly fun at Virtua.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona online vacation planner.

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. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Valletta in August: highs in Barcelona hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Transportation
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
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World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6

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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.
Take a break from Madrid with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, walk around Parque del Retiro, and take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Madrid visit planner.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, you will find days in Madrid are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are little chillier (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, make a trip to Louvre Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Madrid to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Madrid in August, with highs in Paris at 29°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

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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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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, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, walk around Vondelpark, and have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:
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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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Lampedusa, Italy

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, then kick back and relax at Sciatu Persu, and finally identify plant and animal life at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Cala Guitgia, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Croce Beach, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

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

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Lampedusa takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, you will find days in Lampedusa are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are much hotter (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:
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Photography Tour
Photography Tours
5.0
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Beach
Sciatu Persu
4.5

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Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo and then identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Palermo tour site.

Getting from Lampedusa to Palermo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

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