37 days in Europe Itinerary

37 days in Europe Itinerary

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37 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Milan, Italy
— Few hours
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
6
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Hannover, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
9
Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
11
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
12
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
13
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney, Australia

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di Chiaravalle.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Milan attractions planning site .

Sydney, Australia to Milan is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Central European Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. September in Milan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Wed) before leaving for Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites
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Abbazia di Chiaravalle ©
Abbazia di Chiaravalle

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Cannaregio, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner .

Traveling by train from Milan to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Venice sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Church of Santa Maria e San Donato
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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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 20th (Fri): admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi.

Plan trip to Florence with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Palatine Hill and Cupola di San Pietro. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Villa d'Este (in Tivoli) and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, explore the ancient world of Foro di Cesare, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip maker .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Museo Cappella Sansevero and Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Galleria Borbonica and Catacombe di San Gennaro. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Duomo di Ravello, & more), Odeon - Teatro Piccolo (in Pompeii) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Cloister del Paradiso, & more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, contemplate the long history of Forum, browse the exhibits of The Neapolis Buried, and explore the ancient world of Teatro Grande.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Naples travel planning tool .

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pompeii, Ravello, Amalfi
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Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Catacombe di San Gennaro ©
Catacombe di San Gennaro

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as St. Peter's Church and Alte Kapelle are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Munich Residenz and Frauenkirche. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Munich: Fuggerei (in Augsburg), St. Emmeram Church (in Regensburg) and Befreiungshalle Kelheim (in Kelheim). There's much more to do: make a trip to Marienplatz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan, admire the striking features of Asam Church, and examine the collection at BMW Headquarters.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Munich trip planner .

You can fly from Naples to Munich in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Naples in September: high temperatures in Munich hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Regensburg, Befreiungshalle Kelheim, Fuggerei
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St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Potsdam's Gardens and DITIB-Sehitlik Moschee. Step out of Berlin to go to Vetschau and see Radduscher Naturhafen, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule), take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, and steep yourself in history at Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen.

Planning Berlin trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Hannover.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Potsdam's Gardens, Radduscher Naturhafen, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Potsdam's Gardens ©
Potsdam's Gardens
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

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Hannover, Germany

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castle Marienburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St.- Andreas-Kirche, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michaelis, then wander the streets of Altstadt, then steep yourself in history at Aegidienkirche, and finally contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hannover trip planner.

Take a train from Berlin to Hannover in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Hamburg.

Things to do in Hannover

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hildesheim, Marienburg Castle
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Marienburg Castle ©
Marienburg Castle
Kreuzkirche ©
Kreuzkirche
St.- Andreas-Kirche ©
St.- Andreas-Kirche

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Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Marienkirche and An der Obertrave. Step off the beaten path and head to Wildpark Lueneburger Heide and Wildpark Schwarze Berge. Get out of town with these interesting Hamburg side-trips: Lubeck (Travemunde & Lubeck Cathedral). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Dialog in the Dark, contemplate the long history of St Nikolai Memorial, stroll the grounds of Ohlsdorf Cemetery, and wander the streets of Deichstrasse.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hamburg online travel planner .

Traveling by train from Hannover to Hamburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You'll set off for Barcelona on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lubeck, Wildpark Lueneburger Heide, Wildpark Schwarze Berge
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Travemunde ©
Travemunde
Wildpark Lueneburger Heide ©
Wildpark Lueneburger Heide
Wildpark Schwarze Berge ©
Wildpark Schwarze Berge

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Vila Vella (Old Town) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Casa Batllo and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to Parish Church of Sant Roma in Lloret de Mar, about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, pause for some serene contemplation at Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuari de la Mare de Deu Del Carme Barcelona, and stroll around Parc Guell.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel route builder .

You can fly from Hamburg to Barcelona in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hamburg in October; daily highs in Barcelona reach 26°C and lows reach 18°C. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Vila Vella (Old Town), Parish Church of Sant Roma
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Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): wander the streets of Casco Antiguo. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Grail, wander the streets of Barrio del Carmen, then take an in-depth tour of Centre Arqueològic de l'Almoina, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castell de Xativa.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Valencia road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Barcelona to Valencia in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de la Patacona, Castell de Xativa
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Castell de Xativa ©
Castell de Xativa
Chapel of the Holy Grail ©
Chapel of the Holy Grail

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Catedral de Segovia and Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Get some historical perspective at Royal Palace of Madrid and Alcazar de Segovia. Step out of Madrid to go to Toledo and see MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Plaza de Oriente, admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Sorolla.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Valencia to Madrid by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in October, things will get slightly colder in Madrid: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia
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Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, explore the world behind art at Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, and finally steep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Cristoforo sul Naviglio, and then don't miss a visit to Dialogo nel Buio.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Milan trip builder .

You can fly from Madrid to Milan in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Madrid, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa ©
Chiesa di San Cristoforo sul Naviglio ©

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