38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly:  24 h
1
Vienna, Austria
— 7 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  7 h
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  15 min
6
Marne-la-Vallee, France
— 1 night
+2
Train + Foot + Train:  3 h 30 min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
9
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h
10
Malaga, Spain
— 7 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  27 h
End: Adelaide, Australia

7
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Time Travel Vienna and MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at Schatzkammer und Museum des Deutschen Ordens, don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna route planning app.

Adelaide, Australia to Vienna is an approximately 24- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Vienna. When traveling from Adelaide in November, plan for colder days in Vienna, with highs around 11°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get some cultural insight at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) and Franziskanerkirche. Popular historic sites such as Mozarts Geburtshaus and Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), and shop like a local with Getreidegasse.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) ©
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)
Franziskanerkirche ©
Franziskanerkirche

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 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Prassede, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome travel planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Salzburg to Rome takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Salzburg in December, with highs in Rome at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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Basilica di Santa Prassede ©
Basilica di Santa Prassede
Santa Maria Sopra Minerva ©
Santa Maria Sopra Minerva

3
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Historium Brugge and Sint-Janshuismolen. Visit Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges and Brugse Vrije for their historical value. The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, take in the pleasant sights at Walplein, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and snap pictures at St Bonifacius Bridge.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges day trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rome to Bruges takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in December, expect nights in Bruges to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Historium Brugge ©
Historium Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Boat Tours & Water Sports

2
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.
On the 12th (Sun), take a stroll through Île de la Cité, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, then see the interesting displays at Atelier des Lumieres, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Eustache.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paris road trip planning website.

Take a train from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a train to Marne-la-Vallee.

Things to do in Paris

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Église Saint-Eustache ©
Église Saint-Eustache

1
night
Marne-la-Vallee, France

Marne-la-Vallee ©
As a "new town" best known for its Euro Disney Park and resorts, Marne-la-Vallée is a modern family resort town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disneyland Paris. On the 13th (Mon), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Paris.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Marne-la-Vallee travel route planner.

Marne-la-Vallee is just a stone's throw from Paris. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Marne-la-Vallee

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

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.
Appreciate the collections at Churchill War Rooms and British Library. Get some historical perspective at St. Paul's Cathedral and The Monument to the Great Fire of London. It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Tate Modern.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Marne-la-Vallee to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Marne-la-Vallee to London. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
British Library ©
British Library

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 18th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Saint Paul's Church, make a trip to Greyfriars Kirk, and then get engrossed in the history at Surgeons' Hall Museums.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner.

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums
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The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temple Bar and Christ Church Cathedral. Let the collections at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and National Photographic Archive capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of 14 Henrietta Street, see the interesting displays at Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin, and pause for some photo ops at James Joyce Statue.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin online vacation planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daytime highs in Dublin are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

7
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Get a sense of the local culture at Malaga Cathedral and Colección del Museo Ruso. Step off the beaten path and head to Mercado Central de Atarazanas and CAC Malaga Contemporary Art Center. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo de Arte Flamenco de la Pena Juan Breva Malaga, make a trip to Plaza de la Constitucion Malaga, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Los Martires, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de la Victoria.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Malaga online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Dublin to Malaga takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dublin to Malaga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Malaga: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Colección del Museo Ruso ©
Colección del Museo Ruso
Mercado Central de Atarazanas ©
Mercado Central de Atarazanas

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