45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
6
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
8
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
11
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights

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 2nd (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Venice online holiday planner.

Chennai, India to Venice is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Venice is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Chennai in February: high temperatures in Venice hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 3:
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 9:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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.
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, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Barcelona trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and take a stroll through Alfama.

For photos and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon driving holiday site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In February in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and examine the collection at The British Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the London online itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to London takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lisbon in February, with highs in London at 9°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, The Markt, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum.

Make your Brussels itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in February, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

3
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: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, walk around Vondelpark, and admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, find something for the whole family at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, and steep yourself in history at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Prague driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Prague sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

4
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

Plan a Vienna trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March in Vienna, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

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

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. March in Budapest sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in March, Istanbul is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Istanbul Modern ©
Istanbul Modern
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum

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