38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly + Drive:  31 h
1
Fiesch in Valais, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
5
Paris, France
— 6 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  4 h
6
Carcassonne Center, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Avignon, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Cannes, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Sydney, Australia

2
nights
Fiesch in Valais, Switzerland

Fiesch in Valais ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): hit the slopes at Luftseilbahnen Fiesch-Eggishorn AG and then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

Plan trip to Fiesch in Valais with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Sydney, Australia to Fiesch in Valais is an approximately 29- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Fiesch in Valais

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Aletsch Glacier
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Luftseilbahnen Fiesch-Eggishorn AG ©
Luftseilbahnen Fiesch-Eggishorn AG

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Castelo de S. Jorge and Quinta da Regaleira will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Alfama and Belém Tower. Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Castelo dos Mouros in Sintra, about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Avenida da Liberdade, admire the local landmark of Rossio Square, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and get a tailor-made plan with Pypas Cruises Lisbon Boat Tours.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary planning app.

Explore your travel options from Fiesch in Valais to Lisbon with the Route module. Traveling from Fiesch in Valais to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sintra, Portugal Bike
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

5
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Head to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Univers du thefor some retail therapy. Grand Place and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Antwerp (GERETTI Jewellery & Diamonds & Antwerpen-Centraal). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Atomium, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of Laeken, and browse the exhibits of Maison d'Erasme.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Brussels online road trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Brussels in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in June, expect Brussels to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Antwerp
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Royal Palace of Brussels ©
Royal Palace of Brussels

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.
Get some historical perspective at Historic Centre of Brugge and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Holy Blood and Church of Our Lady Bruges. There's lots more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bruges travel route builder app.

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Bruges, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

6
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.
For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Champs-Elysees. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, catch a live performance at The Royal Opera (L'Opera Royal), take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

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Take a train from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Bruges in June, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Fondation Claude Monet
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
nights
Carcassonne Center, France

Carcassonne Center ©
Get some cultural insight at Cité de Carcassonne and Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathar Castles and Chateau Comtal.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Carcassonne Center vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Paris to Carcassonne Center takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Chateaux de Lastours, O'Vineyards
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles

3
nights
Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Visit Palais des Papes and Pont d'Avignon for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Plage de Piemanson and Le Sentier des Ocres. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Avignon: Aix-en-Provence (Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence & Cours Mirabeau), Chateau de Lourmarin (in Lourmarin) and Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras (in Cadenet). It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Les Caves Saint Charles.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Avignon holiday planner.

Getting from Carcassonne Center to Avignon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Avignon can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Les Caves Saint Charles, Chateau de Lourmarin, Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras, Le Sentier des Ocres
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Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras ©
Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

3
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Croisette and Lérins Islands. Vieille Ville and Rue d'Antibes will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Cannes to Nice to see Castel Plage about 42 minutes away. There's more to do: indulge your taste buds at Marche Forville and stop by VinAzur - Vins de provence.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cannes journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Cannes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Avignon in July, you will find days in Cannes are a bit cooler (33°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Nice, VinAzur - Vins de provence
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

5
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of Campo de' Fiori, don't miss a visit to Forum of Augustus, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Cannes to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. While traveling from Cannes, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 24°C. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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