49 days in Western Europe & Croatian Coast Itinerary

49 days in Western Europe & Croatian Coast Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
9
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
10
Pula, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
11
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
12
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
13
Hvar, Croatia
— 4 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
14
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Sydney, Australia

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Madrid sightseeing planner.

Sydney, Australia to Madrid is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and tour the water at your own pace with Boat Rentals.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona journey site.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Le Marais, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paris route planning site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 15:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our London road trip tool.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in June, you will find days in London are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 19:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, then learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planning site.

Getting from London to Edinburgh by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. While traveling from London, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

2
nights
Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, then take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at West Highland Museum, don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase, then pause for some photo ops at Seated Sculpture, and finally appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William travel site.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Glenfinnan Viaduct, Glen Coe
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum

2
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): savor the flavors at Food & Drink and then expand your understanding of the military at Fort George. Keep things going the next day: walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, and then explore the activities along River Ness.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
River Ness ©
River Ness
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

4
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Inverness to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Inverness in June, expect Amsterdam to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Pula.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

2
nights
Pula, Croatia

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Augustus, then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, then examine the collection at Museum Olei Histriae, and finally get to know the resident critters at Aquarium Pula. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil and then explore the striking landscape of Kamenjak National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Pula journey website.

Getting from Berlin to Pula by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Pula

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kamenjak National Park, Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil ©
Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Kamenjak National Park ©
Kamenjak National Park

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, don't miss a visit to Love Stories Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik route planning website.

You can fly from Pula to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Explore Korcula Town's surroundings by going to Proizd Island (in Vela Luka) and Orebic (Natura Antunovic & Waterskiing & Jetskiing). There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Kula Svih Svetih, and see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Korcula Town attractions app.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 3 hours. In July in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Orebic, Proizd Island, Korcula Old City
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Proizd Island ©
Proizd Island
Freestyle ©
Freestyle

4
nights
Hvar, Croatia

The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Hvar is known for adventure, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hvar trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Hvar takes 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Tomic Winery, Dubovica Beach
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci

4
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rome tour planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Hvar to Rome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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