43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Ios, Greece
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h
8
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  8 h 30 min
9
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
11
Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  6 h 15 min
12
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 30 min
13
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney, Australia

3
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Little Venice, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, stroll through Paradise Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip builder app.

Sydney, Australia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get a bit warmer in Mykonos Town: highs are around 31°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos Brewing Company, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): learn about winemaking at Boutari Winery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of La Ponta, trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, then pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Fira tour planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ios.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Imerovigli, Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Boutari Winery
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani

1
night
Ios, Greece

Ios ©
Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
On the 4th (Sun), stroll through Mylopotas Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kolitsani Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Gremiotissa Church.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ios trip app.

You can drive from Fira to Ios in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ios can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Ios

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 4:
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Kolitsani Beach ©
Kolitsani Beach
Mylopotas Beach ©
Mylopotas Beach
Panagia Gremiotissa Church ©
Panagia Gremiotissa Church

4
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: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Athens tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ios to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Ios in July, you will find days in Athens are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:
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Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology ©
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

4
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: appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, stroll through Dance Beach, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Athens to Dubrovnik takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in July, things will get little chillier in Dubrovnik: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Neighborhoods Tours
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Split: Hvar (Spanjola & Franciscan Monastery), Sibenik (Rak Winery & Sokolarski Raptor Centre) and Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten (in Primosten). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, stroll around Marjan Park, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Split travel tool.

Drive from Dubrovnik to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. July in Split sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Hvar, Sibenik, Gaspina mlinica, Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

4
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Palazzo Domus Nova, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Split to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Split in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Venice. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Verona
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Like a Venetian ©
Like a Venetian
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery, enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, and take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Zermatt takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Hinterdorfstrasse ©
Hinterdorfstrasse

1
night
Ibiza Town, Spain

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Puig de Missa, then have some family-friendly fun at Kentucky Derby, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Dalt Vila, then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, then examine the collection at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ibiza Town online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Zermatt to Ibiza Town takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Ibiza Town can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Eulalia del Rio
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, walk around St Stephens Green, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Dublin trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Ibiza Town, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cork.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 29:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

2
nights
Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Michael Collins Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, then steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Nano Nagle Place, and then examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cork road trip tool.

You can take a train from Dublin to Cork in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cork are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Cork

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Kinsale, Michael Collins Centre, Titanic Experience Cobh
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum

4
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: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, walk around Hyde Park, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the London travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Cork to London in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Cork in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and get to know the resident critters at ARTIS.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam day trip tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from London to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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