54 days in Western Europe & Dubai Itinerary

54 days in Western Europe & Dubai Itinerary

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54 days in Western Europe & Dubai Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  23 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Catania, Italy
— Few hours
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Syracuse, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h
4
Taormina, Italy
— 2 nights
ferry:  2 h
5
Reggio Calabria, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  4 h
6
Pollica, Italy
— 2 nights
bus:  2 h
7
Postiglione, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Salerno, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  5 h 30 min
9
Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
San Miniato, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  3 h 30 min
11
Como, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h
12
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  7 h 30 min
13
Marseille, France
— 4 nights
Train:  4 h
14
Toulouse, France
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
15
Bordeaux, France
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
16
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
17
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
18
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and have fun and explore at Welcome to Rome.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rome online travel route planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Central European Time is minus 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Catania on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Welcome to Rome ©
Welcome to Rome

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Catania, Italy

Catania
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Catania trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Catania takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. April in Catania sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Catania

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Syracuse, Italy

Syracuse
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Syracuse online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Catania to Syracuse in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Taormina.

Things to do in Syracuse

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
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Taormina, Italy

Taormina
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Taormina trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Taormina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Taormina are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Reggio Calabria, Italy

Reggio Calabria
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Reggio Calabria itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Taormina to Reggio Calabria takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for Pollica.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Pollica, Italy

Pollica
Pollica is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pollica trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Reggio Calabria to Pollica takes 5 hours. You will leave for Postiglione on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Pollica

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Postiglione, Italy

Postiglione
Postiglione is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.GeographyLocated in Cilento, below the Alburni mountains, borders with the municipalities of Altavilla Silentina, Campagna, Castelcivita, Controne, Contursi Terme, Serre and Sicignano degli Alburni.Postiglione counts 5 frazioni: Canneto, Duchessa, Selvanera, Terzo di Mezzo and Zancuso. For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Postiglione sightseeing planner.

Drive from Pollica to Postiglione in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Salerno.

Things to do in Postiglione

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Salerno, Italy

Salerno
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Salerno driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Postiglione to Salerno in an hour. Traveling from Postiglione in April, expect Salerno to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 17°C. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Siena.

Things to do in Salerno

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Palazzo Salimbeni, browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini, steep yourself in history at Casa di Santa Caterina, gain insight at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, and finally ponder the design of Fontebranda.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Siena vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Siena takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Salerno in April, Siena is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to San Miniato.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Shopping
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Scuola di Cucina di Lella ©
Scuola di Cucina di Lella
Biblioteca Piccolomini ©
Biblioteca Piccolomini
Casa di Santa Caterina ©
Casa di Santa Caterina

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San Miniato, Italy

San Miniato
San Miniato is a town and comune in the province of Pisa, in the region of Tuscany, Italy.San Miniato sits at an historically strategic location atop three small hills where it dominates the lower Arno valley between the valleys of Egola and Elsa. For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Miniato trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to San Miniato takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in San Miniato are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will leave for Como on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in San Miniato

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors
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Como, Italy

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Como is known for historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo) and stop by Libreria Ubik.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Como journey planner.

Drive from San Miniato to Como in 4 hours. In April, daytime highs in Como are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Milan.

Things to do in Como

Shopping Historic Sites
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Libreria Ubik ©
Libreria Ubik
Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)

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Milan, Italy

Milan
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Como to Milan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Milan, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. You'll set off for Marseille on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors
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Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Panier, Chateau d'If and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Explore hidden gems such as Le Vieux Port and St. Vincent de Paul Church. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Calanque de Morgiou.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Marseille day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Milan to Marseille in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Marseille sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Toulouse.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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St. Vincent de Paul Church ©
St. Vincent de Paul Church
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Le Vieux Port
Le Vieux Port

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Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Le Canal a Velo has been added to your itinerary. Fill the 8th (Fri) with science at Cite de l'espace.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Toulouse visit planner.

Fly from Marseille to Toulouse in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Toulouse, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. You will leave for Bordeaux on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Toulouse

Childrens Museums Museums Outdoors
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Cite de l'espace ©
Cite de l'espace
Le Canal a Velo ©
Le Canal a Velo

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Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pont de Pierre, La Cite du Vin and Place de la Bourse (Place Royale). It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bordeaux trip itinerary builder app .

You can take a train from Toulouse to Bordeaux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Museums Historic Sites
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La Cite du Vin
La Cite du Vin
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux ©
Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Parte Vieja and Miramar Palace. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Peine del Viento, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Igueldo, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and take in the waterfront at Paseo Nuevo.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Sebastian - Donostia trip planner.

You can drive from Bordeaux to San Sebastian - Donostia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in San Sebastian - Donostia are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja
Peine del Viento ©
Peine del Viento

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Convent of Christ and Miradouro da Senhora do Monte. Venture out of the city with trips to Cabo da Roca (in Colares), Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima) and Batalha Monastery (in Batalha). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon online visit planner .

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Lisbon by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Batalha Monastery, Cabo da Roca
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Observation Deck at 300 and Dubai Frame. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubai: Abu Dhabi (Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque & Etihad Towers). There's more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Burj Khalifa.

To find reviews and tourist information, use the Dubai vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dubai takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Dubai is 4 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in May, things will get much hotter in Dubai: highs are around 44°C and lows about 32°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dubai

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Abu Dhabi
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
Observation Deck at 300 ©
Observation Deck at 300
Dubai Frame ©
Dubai Frame

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