42 days in Western Europe & Prague Itinerary

42 days in Western Europe & Prague Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Amalfi, Italy
— 3 nights
Taxi to Salerno, Train to Florence
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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Lyon, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rothenburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly to Santorini, Bus to Oia
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Oia, Greece
— 3 nights
Bus to Santorini, Fly to Adelaide

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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

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 4th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally see the interesting displays at Creature di Gomma - Venice Vintage Toys.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Venice online day trip planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Venice is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Venice is minus 8.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Adelaide in September, with highs in Venice at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rome tour planning app.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Amalfi.
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Amalfi, Italy — 3 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amalfi: Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei & Boat Tours & Water Sports). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, look for all kinds of wild species at Valle delle Ferriere, admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, and stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amalfi trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Amalfi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Amalfi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 11th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Mercato Centrale, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Vecchio.

To find out how to plan a trip to Florence, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Amalfi to Florence in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Florence. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nice.
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Nice, France — 2 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then don't miss a visit to Place Massena, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and finally see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Vieux Port and then step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nice online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Florence in September, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can fly to Lyon.
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Lyon, France — 2 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 15th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, and then make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon. On the next day, stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, ponder the design of La Place des Jacobins, then admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Colline de Fourviere.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Lyon day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Lyon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in September, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Lyon. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly 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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris route app.

Fly from Lyon to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Paris sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to London.
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Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:

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, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read London visit planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. September in London sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Getting from London to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Rothenburg.
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Rothenburg, Germany — 2 nights

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Fortress Marienberg, take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Kilian Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, and finally make a trip to Residenzplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then wander the streets of Altstadt, then contemplate the long history of Town Walls, and finally don't miss a visit to Das Plonlein.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Rothenburg itinerary builder app.

Fly from Amsterdam to Rothenburg 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 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Bebelplatz, then steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Berlin road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Prague.
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Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:

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: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Prague trip planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. On the next day, admire the striking features of Frauenkirche, then stroll around English Garden, and then examine the collection at BMW Welt.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Munich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Munich sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to fly to Athens.
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Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:

Athens, Greece — 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Munich to Athens by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Munich to Athens due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Munich in October: high temperatures in Athens hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Oia.
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Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:

Oia, Greece — 3 nights

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oia: Kamari Beach (in Kamari) and Akrotiri (Akrotiri & Red Beach). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, explore the galleries of Oia Treasures Art Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and stop by It's a beautiful day.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Oia holiday builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Athens to Oia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Oia are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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Amalfi Coast travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Gardens
Renowned for its beautiful landscape and medieval fishing villages that cling precariously to the Mediterranean cliffs, the Amalfi Coast is one of Italy's top vacation destinations. This World Heritage Site stretches for about 50 km (30 mi) on the southern side of the Sorrentine peninsula and offers numerous places to visit, from terraced lemon gardens and whitewashed villas to cliff-top views of the sea. Explore the coastline's towns, bays, and resorts. During the peak tourist season, the Amalfi Coast's single seaside road is often jammed with dozens of buses. For that reason, the ubiquitous scooter may be the best way to get around and sightsee. You can also access quite a bit by bicycle.
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Santorini travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.
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