46 days in Europe Itinerary

46 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
7
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
9
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
10
Nice, France
— 5 nights
11
Paris, France
— 4 nights
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Drottningholm Palace and Stockholm City Hall. Visit Royal Palace and The Great Synagogue of Stockholm for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Skansen, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, pause for some serene contemplation at Riddarholmen Church, and head off the coast to Sodermalm.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip planner.

Billund, Denmark to Stockholm is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or drive. June in Stockholm sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Drottningholm Palace ©
Drottningholm Palace
Skansen ©
Skansen

5
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Get a sense of the local culture at Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens and The State Hermitage Museum. Visit Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Palace Square for their historical value. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of The Holy Martyr Aleksey, contemplate the long history of Khram Svyatykh Apostolov Petra I Pavla, and admire the striking features of Palace Stables.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Stockholm to St. Petersburg in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg is 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Palace Square
Palace Square
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens ©
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Historic Areas of Istanbul and Hagia Sophia Museum. Popular historic sites such as Suleymaniye Cami and Rumeli Fortress are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, contemplate the long history of Zeyrek Mosque, and admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul holiday planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Istanbul in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Petersburg in June, expect Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums
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Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Salzburger Altstadt and Salzburg Cathedral. Popular historic sites such as Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Michaelbeuern are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Istanbul to Salzburg in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In June, Salzburg is slightly colder than Istanbul - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock. Get some historical perspective at St. Vitus Cathedral and Lobkowicz Palace. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Basilica, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Lobkowicz Palace ©
Lobkowicz Palace

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Visit Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Matthias Church and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Hungarian National Museum, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Budapest road trip website.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

4
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Centro Storico Ravello. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Duomo di Ravello. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, contemplate the long history of Villa Romana e Antiquarium, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ravello day trip planning website.

Getting from Budapest to Ravello by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Budapest in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Ravello. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Amalfi, Scala, Maiori, Villa Romana e Antiquarium, Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Santa Maria della Vittoria. Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome tour planner.

Drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in July, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza del Campo and Le mura di Lucca. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Duomo di Siena and Duomo di Pisa. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana (in Siena) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, shop like a local with Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Florence day trip site.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Pisa, Le mura di Lucca
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

5
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Saint-Paul de Vence and La Madone d'Utelle are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Villa Eilenroc. Venture out of the city with trips to Promenade Le Corbusier (in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin), Chapelle des Penitents Blancs (in Peillon) and St-Paul-de-Vence (La Collegiale de la Conversion de St-Paul & Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Èze, steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle de la Misericorde.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Nice by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in July, plan for slightly colder days in Nice, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Utelle, The Church of Èze, Promenade Le Corbusier
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 23:
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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sainte-Chapelle and Philippe-Chatrier Court. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, wander the streets of Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paris driving holiday planner.

Fly from Nice to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in July, Paris is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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.
Guinness Storehouse and Christ Church Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum. And it doesn't end there: catch a live event at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, examine the collection at Dublin Writers Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland, and walk around St Stephens Green.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Paris to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in July, expect Dublin to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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