49 days in Western Europe Itinerary

49 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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49 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  26​h
1
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Stavanger, Norway
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  7​h 45​min
3
Balestrand, Norway
— 1 day
Ferry:  4​h
4
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train + Subway:  3​h
9
Ravello, Italy
— 5 nights
Bus + Train:  5​h
10
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
11
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Brisbane, Australia

2
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Get some cultural insight at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Viking Ship Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kon-Tiki Museum and Munch Museum. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Ibsen Museum, view the masterpieces at Albin Upp Gallery & Art Cafe, and get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Oslo attractions app .

Brisbane, Australia to Oslo is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brisbane to Oslo due to the time zone difference. In September, Oslo is a bit cooler than Brisbane - with highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Munch Museum ©
Munch Museum

1
night
Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger ©
The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): examine the collection at Flyhistorisk Museum, examine the collection at Breidablikk, take in the exciting artwork at Touscene, then contemplate the long history of Old Stavanger, and finally take a stroll through Ovre Holmegate.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Stavanger tour itinerary builder site .

Fly from Oslo to Stavanger in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in September, Stavanger is a bit warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Balestrand.

Things to do in Stavanger

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Touscene ©
Touscene
Breidablikk ©
Breidablikk
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger

1
day
Balestrand, Norway

Balestrand ©
Balestrand is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. On the 7th (Mon), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Cider House - Cidertasting and Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Olav's Church, and then hike along Nature Trail Kreklingen.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Balestrand trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Stavanger to Balestrand takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Stavanger in September, with highs in Balestrand at 15°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Bergen.

Things to do in Balestrand

Trails Outdoors Parks
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St. Olav's Church ©
St. Olav's Church

1
night
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), get a taste of the local shopping with DMG GALLERY, then take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Gunvor Handmade Illustration.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bergen trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Balestrand to Bergen by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or drive. Traveling from Balestrand in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bergen, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
DMG GALLERY ©
DMG GALLERY

5
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol and Dublin Castle. Museum-lovers will get to explore Guinness Storehouse and National Gallery of Ireland. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Kilkenny (Kilkenny Castle & St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower) and Ferns Castle (in Ferns). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, see the interesting displays at Dublin Writers Museum, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and wander the streets of Grafton Street.

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You can fly from Bergen to Dublin in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bergen to Dublin. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Ferns Castle
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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.
Visit Palace of Versailles and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our Paris road trip website .

Getting from Dublin to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Dublin to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in September, you will find days in Paris are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) 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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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Castelo de S. Jorge and Belém Tower. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Palacio Nacional de Sintra, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal, and examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon route planning site .

You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In September, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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.
Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palatine Hill and St. Peter's Basilica. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Lisbon to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Rome is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

5
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
You'll explore and learn at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Museo della Carta. Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: Le Vigne di Raito (in Vietri sul Mare) and Positano (Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano & Fornillo).

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ravello itinerary builder website .

Getting from Rome to Ravello by combination of train and subway takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ravello, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Maiori, Positano, Scala, Le Vigne di Raito
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 4:
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence tour builder .

Do a combination of bus and train from Ravello to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ravello in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Castello del Trebbio, Guardastelle Vineyard, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 9:
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

5
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.
Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Piazza San Marco are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica di San Marco and Doge's Palace. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel) and Fondazione Bisazza (in Montecchio Maggiore). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, step into the grandiose world of Ca' d'Oro, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Venice trip simple and quick.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Padua, Fondazione Bisazza
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

5
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.
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and MuseumsQuartier Wien will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Belvedere Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, shop like a local with Graben and Kohlmarkt, and admire the masterpieces at Leopold Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary planning site .

Fly from Venice to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Venice in October, things will get slightly colder in Vienna: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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