41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly + Train:  25 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Galway, Ireland
— 7 nights
Bus + Fly:  8 h
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  8 h
5
Lagos, Portugal
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  12 h 15 min
6
Fira, Greece
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Ios, Greece
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
8
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
9
Amalfi, Italy
— 3 nights
Bus:  30 min
10
Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

3
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: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To plan London vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Brisbane to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in London. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
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.
On the 27th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, then stroll around St Stephens Green, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michan's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Spire, make a trip to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and then wander the streets of Temple Bar.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin online trip builder.

You can do a combination of train and flight from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from London in July, expect Dublin to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

7
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Scattery Island (in Kilrush), Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren, see the interesting displays at Michael Davitt Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Corcomroe Abbey, and contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Galway road trip website.

Drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin in July, expect nights in Galway to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

County Clare, Westport, Scattery Island, Burren National Park, Cliffs of Moher
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 4:
Highlights from your plan
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

3
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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Paris online trip builder.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Galway to Paris in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Galway to Paris is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Galway in August; daily highs in Paris reach 29°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

3
nights
Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
On the 8th (Sat), kick back and relax at Praia do Camilo, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Saint Vincent. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, then enjoy the sand and surf at Meia Praia, and then kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lagos online tour itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Paris to Lagos in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Paris to Lagos, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in August; daily highs in Lagos reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Saint Vincent, Praia Da Rocha
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

5
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fira road trip app.

Do a combination of train and flight from Lagos to Fira in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lagos to Fira. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lagos in August since evenings lows in Fira dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ios.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Santorini, Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

4
nights
Ios, Greece

Ios ©
Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ios: Sikinos (The Zoodohos Pigi monastery & The Virgin Pandohara Elytis). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Manganari Beach, stroll through Tris Klissies, pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Gremiotissa Church, and make a trip to La Tomba di Omero.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ios trip maker.

Traveling by car from Fira to Ios takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Florence.

Things to do in Ios

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Sikinos
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Manganari Beach ©
Manganari Beach
Kolitsani Beach ©
Kolitsani Beach
Mylopotas Beach ©
Mylopotas Beach

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Florence road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Ios to Florence with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Ios in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Florence, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
nights
Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi ©
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.
Amalfi is known for historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the water at your own pace with Boat Rentals, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, and admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo.

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

You can drive from Florence to Amalfi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Florence in August, Amalfi is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Positano.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Ravello, Lido Capo di Conca, Parrocchia San Giovanni
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Speed Boats Tours
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

4
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Positano is known for beaches, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, get outside with Walk of the Gods, stop by Nana' Positano, and enjoy the sand and surf at Marina di Praia Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Positano online road trip planner.

Positano is just a stone's throw from Amalfi. In August, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Praiano
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Food Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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