45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 5 nights
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Alghero, Italy
— 5 nights
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
11
Lanzarote, Spain
— 4 nights
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 7 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Matterhorn and Parasailing & Paragliding. Family-friendly places like Lake Zurich and Seilpark Interlaken will thrill your kids. Step out of Interlaken to go to Grindelwald and see Bussalp, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read Interlaken travel itinerary planner.

Evansville, USA to Interlaken is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Evansville in June: high temperatures in Interlaken hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bussalp, Lake Zurich, Aletsch Glacier, The Matterhorn, Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
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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: stroll around Frederiksberg Have and then laugh and play at Tivoli Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen driving holiday planner.

Fly from Interlaken to Copenhagen in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Interlaken in June, expect nights in Copenhagen to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Stockholm Old Town and Stockholm City Hall. Kids will enjoy Vasa Museum and Drottningholm Palace. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, have fun and explore at Junibacken, learn about all things military at Royal Armory, and get in on the family fun at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Stockholm day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Istanbul.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
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, thenvisit Ortakoy, and then explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Istanbul online route builder.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Istanbul takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in Istanbul at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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.
On the 16th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thenexplore the activities along Canal Grande, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Venice route builder.

Getting from Istanbul to Venice by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Venice is minus 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Duomo di Siena and Piazza della Signoria. Bring the kids along to Piazza del Campo and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Florence online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time 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
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, thendelve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Colosseum and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Rome are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like La Pelosa Beach and Spiaggia dell'Arco. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sa Mesa Longa and I Gatti di Su Pallosu. There's still lots to do: let little ones run wild at Parco Avventura - Le Ragnatele.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Alghero itinerary tool.

Do a combination of train and flight from Rome to Alghero in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Rome in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Alghero, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

San Vero Milis, La Pelosa Beach, Spiaggia dell'Arco
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Musee Rodin. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum and contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Alghero to Paris by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In June, Paris is little chillier than Alghero - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for 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
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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 Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Casa Mila - La Pedrera and Sailing Experience Barcelona. There's more to do: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo and stop by El Barri Gòtic.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip maker website.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Paris in July since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Timanfaya Nationalpark and Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park. Attractions like Marina Rubicon and Lanzarote Karting make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, and get impressive views of Volcán El Cuervo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lanzarote trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Barcelona to Lanzarote in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lanzarote. July in Lanzarote sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Kilkenny Castle. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and Guinness Storehouse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe) and Kia Ora Mini Farm (in Gorey). And it doesn't end there: walk around St Stephens Green, contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and don't miss a visit to Merrion Square.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Dublin day trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lanzarote to Dublin in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lanzarote in July; daily highs in Dublin reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kilkenny Castle, Curracloe Beach, Kia Ora Mini Farm
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Walking tours
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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