40 days in Europe Itinerary

40 days in Europe Itinerary

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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden — 3 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, admire the natural beauty at Millesgarden Museum, get in on the family fun at Junibacken, and don't miss a visit to Stockholm City Hall.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stockholm journey builder site.

Gothenburg to Stockholm is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Stockholm are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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 sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Prague journey builder website.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Stockholm in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Prague, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.
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Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:

Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

City of Dreams

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:

Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 1st (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, admire the striking features of Pantheon, then don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, then contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Spanish Steps, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Rome online route planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Vienna in August; daily highs in Rome reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 3rd (Sat), shop like a local with La Boqueria, then stroll around Parc Guell, then don't miss a visit to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. September in Barcelona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and take a stroll through Alfama.

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

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 4 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dublin day trip site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lisbon in September, with highs in Dublin at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

The Square Mile

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the striking features of Tower of London, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our London trip planning site.

You can fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. September in London sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 4 nights

City of Light

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 still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary app.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 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. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 3 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Bruges (Stadhuis, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM).

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brussels tour app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam holiday planner.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 4 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 28th (Wed), spend a peaceful day at Tivoli Gardens. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Copenhagen route planning site.

Fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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