28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  24 h
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Drottningholm Palace, see the interesting displays at Skansen, and admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Stockholm vacation site.

Melbourne, Australia to Stockholm is an approximately 24- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. In June, Stockholm is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 24th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Stockholm to Amsterdam by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In June in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
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.
On the 26th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, then take in the views from Tower Bridge, and then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary website.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Amsterdam to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. June in London sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from London in June, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, wander the streets of Alfama, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the striking features of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, then walk around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel tool.

Fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lisbon in July since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online vacation maker.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, then examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Florence road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 10th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, then make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally stop by Lesser Town. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then get great views at Petřín.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Prague online trip builder.

Fly from Florence to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Florence in July, expect Prague to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

5
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Budapest tour planner.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Food Tours
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

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