49 days in Western Europe Itinerary

49 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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1
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
2
Stavanger, Norway
— 1 night
3
Balestrand, Norway
— 1 day
4
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
6
Paris, France
— 5 nights
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
8
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
9
Ravello, Italy
— 5 nights
10
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
11
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
12
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights

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.
Let the collections at Kon-Tiki Museum and Viking Ship Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and The Ibsen Museum. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Munch Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Albin Upp Gallery & Art Cafe, and see the interesting displays at Fram Museum.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo holiday builder tool.

Brisbane, Australia to Oslo is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Oslo is minus 9 hours. In September, Oslo is slightly colder than Brisbane - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Oslo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): examine the collection at Flyhistorisk Museum, see the interesting displays at Breidablikk, thentake in the exciting artwork at Touscene, thensteep yourself in history at Old Stavanger, and finally stop by Ovre Holmegate.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Stavanger travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stavanger takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in September, Stavanger is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Balestrand.

Things to do in Stavanger

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Touscene ©
Touscene
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Breidablikk ©
Breidablikk

1
day
Balestrand, Norway

Balestrand ©
Balestrand is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): sample the fine beverages at The Cider House - Cidertasting and Shop, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Olav's Church, and then stroll through Nature Trail Kreklingen.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Balestrand holiday planner.

Fly from Stavanger to Balestrand in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Stavanger in September: high temperatures in Balestrand hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Bergen.

Things to do in Balestrand

Trails Parks Outdoors
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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): steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, thenshop like a local with DMG GALLERY, thentake a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Gunvor Handmade Illustration.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bergen driving holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Balestrand to Bergen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or drive. Traveling from Balestrand in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Bergen, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Bergen

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Grafton Street and James Joyce Cultural Centre. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Kilkenny (Kilkenny Castle & St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower) and Ferns Castle (in Ferns). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Temple Bar, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Ireland, and admire the striking features of St. Michan's Church.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dublin vacation site.

Getting from Bergen to Dublin by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Bergen to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to 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
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

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.
Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and stop by Île de la Cité.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Paris day trip website.

You can fly from Dublin to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Paris is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in September, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can 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
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Quinta da Regaleira and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Avenida da Liberdade or Rossio Square. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, visit Alfama, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip builder tool.

You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in September, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Pantheon. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Peter's Basilica and Vatican Museums. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Forum of Augustus, take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome tour website.

Fly from Lisbon to Rome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

5
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Villa Rufolo will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Le Vigne di Raito and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Ravello side-trips: Positano (Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano & Fornillo). And it doesn't end there: stop by Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Ravello.

Plan my trip to Ravello with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Rome in September, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Scala, Maiori, Le Vigne di Raito
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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 Duomo di Siena for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Basilica of Santa Croce. Venture out of the city with trips to 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: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence attractions planner.

Drive from Ravello to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Traveling from Ravello in October, Florence is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Castello del Trebbio, Guardastelle Vineyard, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Fondazione Bisazza (in Montecchio Maggiore) and Basilica of St. Anthony (in Padua). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Venice travel planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. While traveling from Florence, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. 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

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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.
Schonbrunn Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Belvedere Palace and Haus der Musik Wien. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, browse the exhibits of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at Albertina.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in October, with highs in Vienna at °C and lows at °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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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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