45 days in Western Europe & Prague Itinerary

45 days in Western Europe & Prague Itinerary

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Start: Christchurch, New Zealand
Fly + Train:  28 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
5
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
train:  4 h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
train:  7 h 30 min
8
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  31 h
End: Christchurch, New Zealand

7
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Natural History Museum, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Coca-Cola London Eye, and other attractions. Westminster Abbey and Churchill War Rooms are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at St. Paul's Cathedral and The Monument to the Great Fire of London. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace and appreciate the extensive heritage of South Bank.

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Christchurch, New Zealand to London is an approximately 28- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 12 hours traveling from Christchurch to London due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Christchurch in April; daily highs in London reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 14:
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Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Paris Catacombs, Disneyland Paris and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ile Saint-Louis and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, see the interesting displays at Atelier des Lumieres, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Paris tour planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Disneyland Paris
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 19:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument, don't miss a visit to The Markt, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally explore the galleries of Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from St Bonifacius Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, stop by The Bottle Shop, then admire the striking features of Sint-Janshuismolen, then pause for some serene contemplation at Jeruzalemkerk, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Walburgakerk.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. April in Bruges sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:
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Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

5
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.
Keukenhof has been added to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and World Heritage Kinderdijk. Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and The Jordaan. Change things up with a short trip to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague (about 1h 05 min away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, engage your brain at Body Worlds, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip tool.

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Zaanse Schans, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Keukenhof
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 26:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
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 list of things to see and do now includes The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Topography of Terror, Brandenburg Gate, and other attractions. Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Pergamonmuseum will appeal to museum buffs. Potsdamer Platz and Mitte are good opportunities to explore the local culture. It doesn't end there: get outside with Weisser See and browse the range of quality goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe).

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin day trip app.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Charles Bridge, St. Vitus Cathedral and Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument. Get a sense of the local culture at Staromestske namesti and Prague Castle. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lesser Town and Lobkowicz Palace. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock.

Before you visit Prague, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

4
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.
Rathausplatz has been added to your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Belvedere Palace and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. Explore hidden gems such as Historic Center of Vienna and Peterskirche. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at The Hofburg, stroll the grounds of Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), and admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Vienna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 3 — 7:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

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.
You've now added Canal Grande to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cannaregio and St Mark's Campanile. Your inner history buff will appreciate Doge's Palace and Ponte dei Sospiri. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Venice online vacation planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay May 7 — 11:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piazza Venezia as well as Roman Forum. Colosseum and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palatine Hill and Cupola di San Pietro. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rome driving holiday planner.

Getting from Venice to Rome by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 11 — 15:
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll explore and learn at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA and Casa Vicens. Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Casa Batllo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Barcelona to go to Santa Coloma de Cervello and see Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 19th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt
Find places to stay May 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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