25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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25 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Valletta, Malta
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Train + Bus:  6 h 30 min
3
Amalfi, Italy
— 4 nights
+4
Bus + Train + Bus + Fly + Shuttle:  7 h
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney, Australia

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
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 nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Athens journey maker.

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Athens, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Athens at 39°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©
Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Valletta is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Rinella, take in nature's colorful creations at Lower Barrakka Gardens, and pause for some photo ops at Hal Saflieni Hypogeum.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Valletta day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Valletta takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August in Valletta, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Palazzo Parisio & Gardens, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Fort Rinella, The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Mellieha, Malta at War Museum
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Amalfi side-trips: Tramonti (Monte Finestra & Chiesa San Felice di Tenna) and Positano (Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, Fornillo, &more). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, hike along Ravello-Minori Walk, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, and take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amalfi trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Valletta to Amalfi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August in Amalfi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Positano, Tramonti, Palazzo Mezzacapo, Liquorificio Mansi Carlo
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
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: steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls, enjoy the sand and surf at Dance Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, and examine the collection at War Photo Limited.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik tour planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Amalfi to Dubrovnik in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Amalfi in August, Dubrovnik is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
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Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Explore Split's surroundings by going to Omis (Origin Croatian Cosmetics, River Rafting & Tubing, &more) and Sibenik (Rak Winery, Sokolarski Raptor Centre, &more). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split, and appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Split day trip planner.

Drive from Dubrovnik to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Omis, Sibenik
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River Rafting & Tubing
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

2
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): stroll through Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Mala Osojnica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bled Island, then whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and finally fly down the slopes at Straza Bled.

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Getting from Split to Bled by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Split in August; daily highs in Bled reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Zipline
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

4
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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: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Budapest route planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In August in Budapest, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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