45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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45 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Evansville, United States
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 5 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Alghero, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
11
Lanzarote, Spain
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 7 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Evansville, United States

5
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: The Matterhorn (in Zermatt), Grindelwald (The Eiger Trail & Bussalp) and Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls (in Lauterbrunnen). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Interlaken trip generator.

Evansville, USA to Interlaken is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Evansville to Interlaken due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Evansville in June, expect Interlaken to be little chillier, temps between 71°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aletsch Glacier, Bussalp, The Matterhorn, Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, Lake Zurich
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Frederiksberg Have and then find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen custom trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Interlaken to Copenhagen. Traveling from Interlaken in June, you will find days in Copenhagen are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Museums
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Vasa Museum and Skansen. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town, admire the striking features of Drottningholm Palace, find something for the whole family at Gröna Lund, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Stockholm travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Istanbul.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and then admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern Museum. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, browse the eclectic array of goods at Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and finally admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya).

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Istanbul travel planner.

Getting from Stockholm to Istanbul by combination of train and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, things will get a bit warmer in Istanbul: highs are around 80°F and lows about 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): head off the coast to Isola di Burano and then get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doges' Palace.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Venice takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Bring the kids along to Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza del Campo and Piazza della Signoria. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Siena Cathedral in Siena, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Uffizi Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Florence holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Siena
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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 21st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Borghese Gallery, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Colosseum and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

5
nights
Alghero, Italy

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to La Pelosa Beach and Spiaggia dell'Arco. Attractions like I Gatti di Su Pallosu and Sa Mesa Longa make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Alghero to go to Valledoria and see Kayaking & Canoeing, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Parco Avventura - Le Ragnatele.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Alghero trip builder.

Getting from Rome to Alghero by combination of train, flight, and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

San Vero Milis, Spiaggia dell'Arco, La Pelosa Beach
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La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Spiaggia dell'Arco ©
Spiaggia dell'Arco
Sa Mesa Longa ©
Sa Mesa Longa

4
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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dôme Sacre Coeur, examine the collection at Musée Rodin, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Getting from Alghero to Paris by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Alghero in June, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 74°F and 55°F. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like La Sagrada Familia and Park Güell. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at El Cafè de la Pedrera, appreciate the history behind Casa Batlló, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 83°F and lows of 71°F. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lanzarote.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Wildlife Transportation
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

4
nights
Lanzarote, Spain

Lanzarote ©
Today, the entire island is a World Biosphere Reserve, with over 500 different kinds of plants, 17 of which are endemic.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Timanfaya National Park and Puerto deportivo Marina Rubicon. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park and Playa del papagayo. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, contemplate the geological forces at Volcán El Cuervo, and have some family-friendly fun at Go Karting San Bartolome.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lanzarote custom trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Lanzarote by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lanzarote due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lanzarote

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Timanfaya Nationalpark ©
Timanfaya Nationalpark
Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park ©
Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park
Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes

7
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.
Bring the kids along to Kilmainham Gaol and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Stephen's Green and Kilkenny Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe) and Kia Ora Mini Farm (in Gorey). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Phoenix Park, take a stroll through Temple Bar, admire the natural beauty at National Botanic Gardens, and explore and take pictures at Croke Park Stadium.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lanzarote to Dublin in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lanzarote in July, with highs in Dublin at 66°F and lows at 52°F. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kia Ora Mini Farm, Kilkenny Castle, Curracloe Beach
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Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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