59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  24 h
1
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 15 min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
8
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
12
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
13
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
14
Istanbul, Turkey
— 8 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Sydney, Australia

2
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 with an excursion to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua--about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice route builder tool.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In April, Venice is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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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.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Florence attractions planner.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Food Tours
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

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, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rome driving holiday app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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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: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
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: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, stroll around Phoenix Park, admire the landmark architecture of Dublin Castle, and don't miss a visit to Merrion Square.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Dublin tour itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In April, Dublin is a bit cooler than Lisbon - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh), The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to Tower of London, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and stroll around Hyde Park.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the London attractions website.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April in London, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cotswold Archery, The Cotswold Brewing Company, Cotswolds Distillery
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Paris day trip app.

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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Belfry of Bruges, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels online trip maker.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in April, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Bruges
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam holiday planner.

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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, contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo.

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Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Prague are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks
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Prague Armory ©
Prague Armory
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 Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

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: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. May in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
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Food Tours
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

8
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

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: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and steep yourself in history at Galata Tower.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Istanbul in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Istanbul is 2 hours. May in Istanbul sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Food Tours
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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