23 days in Western Europe Itinerary

23 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Sydney, Australia

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vasa Museum and Skansen. Royal Palace and Fotografiska Stockholm are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Drottningholm Palace, get engrossed in the history at Nordiska museet, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Stockholm journey planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Stockholm is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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.
Natural History Museum and Tate Modern will appeal to museum buffs. Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London journey builder tool .

Fly from Stockholm to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in London are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles are in your itinerary. Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and stroll through Île de la Cité.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Paris online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Duomo di Siena and Duomo di Pisa. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planning tool .

Getting from Paris to Florence by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in June; daily highs in Florence reach 33°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pisa, Duomo di Siena
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Family-friendly places like Palatine Hill and Catacombe di San Callisto will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rome attractions planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunn Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Kids will enjoy MuseumsQuartier Wien and Schönbrunn Zoo. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), stroll the grounds of Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), don't miss a visit to Haus der Musik Wien, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Am Gestade.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Rome to Vienna in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in July: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

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

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