43 days in Western Europe Itinerary

43 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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43 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  24​h
1
Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Bergen, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
9
Kissamos, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
10
Lemnos, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
11
Naxos, Greece
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Sydney, Australia

1
night
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
On the 9th (Sun), examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hamburg trip website .

Sydney, Australia to Hamburg is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Central European Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You'll set off for Copenhagen on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland

1
night
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen online day trip planner .

Fly from Hamburg to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 11th (Tue), you're off toOslo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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3
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium and Glasslaven kunstsenter. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nes Church Ruins and Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Ski Jump Tower. Go for a jaunt from Oslo to Gran Municipality to see Sosterkirkene about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Fram Polar Ship Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, and examine the collection at Viking Ship Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Oslo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Oslo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gran Municipality, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Nes Church Ruins
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium ©
Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium
Nes Church Ruins ©
Nes Church Ruins

3
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Bryggen. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall and Lyse Abbey. Take a break from Bergen with a short trip to Fossen Bratte in Eikedalen, about 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen).

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bergen driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Bergen in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Oslo in June: highs in Bergen hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Lyse Abbey, Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall, Fossen Bratte
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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Lyse Abbey ©
Lyse Abbey
Fossen Bratte ©
Fossen Bratte

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.
To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our London day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Bergen to London in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bergen to London. Traveling from Bergen in June, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 23°C. You will leave for Paris on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in London

Nightlife Tours Parks
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4
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.
To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary tool .

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. You will leave for Nice on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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4
nights
Nice, France

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Step out of Nice with an excursion to River Rafting & Tubing in Barcelonnette--about 2 hours away.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nice route maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Paris in June since evenings lows in Nice dip to 22°C. On the 29th (Sat), you're off toZurich.

Things to do in Nice

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Nice to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Zurich, with lows of 15°C. You'll set off for Kissamos on the 3rd (Wed).

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Tours
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4
nights
Kissamos, Greece

Kissamos ©
A quiet port town situated on Crete's western tip, Kissamos attracts mostly domestic tourists and possesses more of the quintessential Greek feel than livelier resorts strung along the island's coastline.
Escape the urban bustle at Kedrodasos Beach and Aspri Limni Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Psilos Volakas Beach and Paralia Ravdoucha. Venture out of the city with trips to Elafonissi (Elafonissi Beach & Elafonisi Viewpoint). There's lots more to do: stop by Sklopa, enjoy the sand and surf at Falassarna Beach, see the interesting displays at Ancient Olive Tree, and don't miss a visit to Sfinari Beach.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kissamos trip maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Zurich to Kissamos in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Zurich to Kissamos, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in July, expect Kissamos to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lemnos.

Things to do in Kissamos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Elafonissi, Falassarna Beach, Ancient Olive Tree, Paralia Ravdoucha, Psilos Volakas Beach
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Kedrodasos Beach ©
Kedrodasos Beach
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Ancient Olive Tree ©
Ancient Olive Tree

4
nights
Lemnos, Greece

Lemnos ©
Lemnos is a Greek island in the northern part of the Aegean Sea. Escape the urban bustle at Ag. Ioannis and Thanos Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kastro van Myrina and Ochra Blue. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Havouli Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Kakaviotissa Church, stroll the grounds of East Moudros Military Cemetery, and stroll through Riha Nera Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lemnos online route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kissamos to Lemnos. July in Lemnos sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Lemnos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ag. Ioannis ©
Ag. Ioannis
Mikro Fanaraki Beach ©
Mikro Fanaraki Beach

5
nights
Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
For shopping fun, head to Fish & Olive or Naxia Gi. Eggares Olive Press Museum and Distillery M. G. Vallindras Eirini Frangoudaki will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mikri Vigla Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Maragas Beach, steep yourself in history at Old Town, and look for all kinds of wild species at Alyko Beach.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Naxos trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lemnos to Naxos. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Agios Prokopios Beach ©
Agios Prokopios Beach
Old Town ©
Old Town
Portara ©
Portara

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