57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly:  23 h
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 15 min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
9
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
10
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
11
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
12
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
13
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
14
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Adelaide, Australia

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online road trip planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 23- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Adelaide, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:
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Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum ©
Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
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.
Step out of Venice to go to Padua and see Scrovegni Chapel, which is approximately 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Venice driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Istanbul in November since evenings lows in Venice dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence with an excursion to Wine Tours & Tastings in Siena--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Venice in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 5:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini, take a stroll through Trastevere, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online journey planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In December in Rome, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona vacation planner.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, do a tasting at The Best Portugal, and visit Alfama.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon online vacation builder.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. December in Lisbon sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, walk around St Stephens Green, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, and contemplate the long history of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Dublin itinerary maker app.

Getting from Lisbon to Dublin by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In December, Dublin is a bit cooler than Lisbon - with highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, stroll around Hyde Park, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the London tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 25:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, take a stroll through Le Marais, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Paris online trip maker.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
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.
Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Bruges (Belfry of Bruges, Groeningemuseum, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and explore the galleries of Atomium.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brussels vacation maker app.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

4
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stop by The Jordaan, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and walk around Vondelpark.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Prague route planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, expect Prague to be a bit cooler, temps between 2°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Vienna, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January in Budapest, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

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