44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  26 h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
8
Wroclaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
11
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
12
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
13
Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6 h 45 min
14
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Take a break from the city and head to Praia da Nazare and Speed Boats Tours. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Batalha Monastery. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Capelas Imperfeitas (in Batalha), Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca) and Evora (Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), &more). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Lisbon is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -10 hour difference. In July, Lisbon is much hotter than Melbourne - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Evora, Batalha, Praia da Nazare, Monastery of Alcobaca
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

4
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Platja d'es Trenc and Cala Millor Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Serra de Tramuntana and Castell de Bellver. Change things up with these side-trips from Palma de Mallorca: Playa de Muro (in Playa de Muro), Playa de Alcudia (in Port d'Alcudia) and Playa del Puerto de Pollensa (in Port de Pollenca). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Cala Agulla, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja d'es Carbo, take in breathtaking views at Canyon de la Calobra, and look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Natural de Mondrago.

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Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Palma de Mallorca takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Palma de Mallorca due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Palma de Mallorca can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Capdepera, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Playa de Alcudia, Platja d'es Carbo, Canyon de la Calobra
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Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Cala Agulla ©
Cala Agulla
Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate El Barri Gòtic and Las Ramblas. Step off the beaten path and head to Vila Vella (Old Town) and Llevant Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Playa de la Pineda (in La Pineda), Pont del Diable (in Tarragona) and Illuminated Fountain (in Salou). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sant Pau del Camp, take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fenals Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Barcelona visit planner.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Barcelona sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, Salou, Fenals Beach, Playa de la Pineda, Pont del Diable
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Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus ©
Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and War Photo Limited. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cavtat Old Town and Dubrovnik City Walls. Step out of Dubrovnik with an excursion to Cavtat Seaside Promenade in Cavtat--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, head off the coast to Lokrum Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue, and enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Barcelona to Dubrovnik in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

2
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Supljara cave, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Batinovac Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, and finally admire the sheer force of Milanovacki Slap. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap, Head underground at Barac Caves, contemplate the waterfront views at Burgeti Lakes, then take in the dramatic scenery at Slapovi Milke Trnine, then admire the sheer force of Ciginovac Lake, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Veliko Lake.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

3
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Predjama Castle and Bled Island. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ljubljana Old Town and Vintgar Gorge. Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna Cave (in Postojna), Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje (in Predjama) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Bled). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), walk around Tivoli Park, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and make a trip to Prešeren Square.

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Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Postojna, Bled, Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje, Vintgar Gorge
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Parasailing & Paragliding
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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 Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Get some historical perspective at Matthias Church and Dohány Street Synagogue. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, and get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Ljubljana to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Nature
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

2
nights
Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw ©
Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
On the 8th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium, make a trip to Church of the Holy Cross, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island), then examine the collection at Panorama Raclawicka, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town- Historic Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Wroclaw's Dwarfs and then go for a walk through Rynek of Wroclaw.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Wroclaw day trip site.

Getting from Budapest to Wroclaw by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August in Wroclaw, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island)
Panorama Raclawicka ©
Panorama Raclawicka
Church of the Holy Cross ©
Church of the Holy Cross

3
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Get some cultural insight at Wawel Royal Castle and Kazmierz The Former Jewish District. Your inner history buff will appreciate Wawel Cathedral and Planty Park. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to The Ghetto Heroes Square, and stroll the grounds of New Jewish Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Krakow trip website.

Traveling by car from Wroclaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Krakow are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Staromestske namesti and Lobkowicz Palace. Discover out-of-the-way places like St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral and Kostel sv. Mikuláše. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, wander the streets of Hradcany, pause for some serene contemplation at Kostel svatého Jiljí, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Prague day trip site.

Fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Schonbrunn Palace and Schonbrunner Gardens are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peterskirche, contemplate the long history of Maria Am Gestade, admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace, and take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna.

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You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get a sense of the local culture at Salzburger Altstadt and Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Petersfriedhof and Red Bull Hangar-7. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, steep yourself in history at Franziskanerkirche, explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilika St. Michael.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Salzburg trip planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. August in Salzburg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Basilika St. Michael
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Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof
Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle

2
nights
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 22nd (Sat), take in the pleasant sights at Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Dachstein Giant Ice Caves. On your second day here, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten and then take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick".

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Dachstein Giant Ice Caves
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatt Lutheran Church ©
Hallstatt Lutheran Church
Dachstein Giant Ice Caves ©
Dachstein Giant Ice Caves

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Jordaan and Begijnhof. Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Zaanse Schans. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, examine the collection at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Portuguese Synagogue, and explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Hallstatt to Amsterdam takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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