52 days in Europe Itinerary

52 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 day
2
Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
3
Warsaw, Poland
— 5 nights
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
6
Galway, Ireland
— 5 nights
7
Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
8
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
9
Torshavn, Faroe Islands
— 1 night
10
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
11
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
12
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
13
Moscow, Russia
— 3 nights

1
day
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia

Ohrid ©
Located on Lake Ohrid, the town of Ohrid earned the nickname Jerusalem of the Balkans because it was once home to 365 churches.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Workshop For Handmade Paper, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Jovan Kaneo, thencontemplate the long history of Early Christian Basilica, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Mary Perybleptos.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ohrid trip maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Ohrid is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Ohrid is minus 9 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in March; daily highs in Ohrid reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Ohrid

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 11:
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St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo
Holy Mary Perybleptos ©
Holy Mary Perybleptos
National Workshop For Handmade Paper ©
National Workshop For Handmade Paper

5
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Polish Aviation Museum and Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Krakow Pinball Museum and Lost Souls Alley. Explore Krakow's surroundings by going to Wisla (Sports trophies of Adam Malysz & Adam Malysz Ski Jump Hill), Golgotha of the Beskids (in Radziechowy) and Piastowska Tower (in Cieszyn). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu), have fun and explore at HistoryLand, get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and stop by Galeria Krakowska.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Krakow road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Ohrid to Krakow takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Ohrid in March, with highs in Krakow at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Zakopane, Wisla, Golgotha of the Beskids, Piastowska Tower
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 17:
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Polish Aviation Museum ©
Polish Aviation Museum
Krakow Pinball Museum ©
Krakow Pinball Museum
Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu) ©
Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu)

5
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Krakowskie Przedmiescie and Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum and Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski). Explore Warsaw's surroundings by going to Birthplace of Frederic Chopin (in Zelazowa Wola), Lodz (Manufaktura, Grob Nieznanego Zolnierza, &more) and Arboretum SGGW (in Brzeziny). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, hit the slopes at Gorka Szczesliwicka, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), and take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip planner.

You can take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. March in Warsaw sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Lodz, Birthplace of Frederic Chopin, Arboretum SGGW
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 22:
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Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum ©
Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski) ©
Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski)
Manufaktura ©
Manufaktura

6
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum and Gilmerton Cove are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Tenement House and Museum on the Mound. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Glasgow (Merchant City, The Necropolis, &more) and Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre (in Jedburgh). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Greyfriars Kirk.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Edinburgh takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Warsaw to Edinburgh. In March, daytime highs in Edinburgh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Glasgow, Jedburgh
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 28:
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Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum ©
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum
Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre ©
Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre
Inchcolm Abbey and Island ©
Inchcolm Abbey and Island

6
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.
Do your shopping at Grafton Street and Olivier Cornet Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at 14 Henrietta Street and Chester Beatty. Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: Trim Castle (in Trim), Mount Usher Gardens (in Ashford) and Donore (Bru na Boinne & Newgrange). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, get engrossed in the history at The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story, and admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dublin road trip planning site.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Donore, Trim Castle, Mount Usher Gardens, The Mill at Avoca Village
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 3:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street

5
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Shop till you drop at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop and Lynch's Castle. Take a break from the city and head to Cliffs of Moher and Clare Coastal Walk Project. Explore Galway's surroundings by going to Hennigan's Heritage Centre (in Swinford), Michael Davitt Museum (in Foxford) and Royal Abbey of Cong (in Cong). There's still lots to do: stroll through Lahinch Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kirwan's Lane, make a trip to Quay Street, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ballintubber Abbey.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Galway trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Dublin to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Lahinch Beach, Hennigan's Heritage Centre, Michael Davitt Museum, National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, Clare Coastal Walk Project
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 8:
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Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach

1
night
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Kerry, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, thenidentify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church of Ireland, and finally explore the galleries of Peter Cox Photography Gallery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney road trip planning website.

Getting from Galway to Killarney by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Killarney

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kerry Cliffs
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

1
night
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 10th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Reykjavik Open Air Museum, take an in-depth tour of Tales from Iceland, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, thenget a taste of local nightlife at 12 Tonar, and finally contemplate the long history of Cemetery Holavallagardur. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip planner.

Fly from Killarney to Reykjavik in 9.5 hours. In April, Reykjavik is little chillier than Killarney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Torshavn.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:
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Tales from Iceland ©
Tales from Iceland
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Horseback Riding Tours

1
night
Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. On the 12th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mariukirkjan, steep yourself in history at Skansin Fortress, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Tinganes, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Torshavn Cathedral, and finally stop by Ostrom.

Plan trip to Torshavn with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Torshavn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In April in Torshavn, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Mariukirkjan ©
Mariukirkjan
Tinganes ©
Tinganes
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Uppsala Domkyrka and Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Royal Palace and Moderna Museet - Stockholm. Explore Stockholm's surroundings by going to Uppsala (Linnaeus Garden & Museum Gustavianum), Vasteras (Vasteras Cathedral, Anundshog, &more) and Munktellmuseet (in Eskilstuna). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, take an in-depth tour of Medeltidsmuseet, explore the different monuments and memorials at Skogskyrkogarden, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Strandvagen.

For maps and more tourist information, read our Stockholm trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Torshavn to Stockholm in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Torshavn to Stockholm. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Torshavn in April: highs in Stockholm hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Uppsala, Vasteras, Strangnas, Drottningholm Palace, Munktellmuseet
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Strandvagen ©
Strandvagen

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nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenget engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Lapinlahti. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), thentake an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, thencontemplate the long history of The Aalto House, and finally admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki journey maker website.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the train to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Memorial Sign Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island. Step off the beaten path and head to Russian Museum and Nevsky Prospekt. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Pushkin Apartment Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sobor Petra I Pavla, examine the collection at Dostoevsky Museum, and contemplate the long history of Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 1 hour difference. April in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
The Marly Palace ©
The Marly Palace
Sobor Petra I Pavla ©
Sobor Petra I Pavla
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

3
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at State Tretyakov Gallery and Melikhovo Chekhov Museum Preserve. Red Square and Voznesenskaya Davidova Pustyn' are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Moscow with an excursion to Holy Spring of Blessed David in Talezh--about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Cathedral Square, see the interesting displays at Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, and shop like a local with Ilya Glazunov Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Moscow itinerary builder tool.

Take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Melikhovo Chekhov Museum Preserve, Voznesenskaya Davidova Pustyn', Holy Spring of Blessed David
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Red Square ©
Red Square
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery

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