52 days in Europe Itinerary

52 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC, United States
Fly:  12 h
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Alghero, Italy
— 3 nights
Bus:  4 h 45 min
6
Cagliari, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Syracuse, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
11
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
12
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
13
Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
14
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Abuja, Nigeria

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Champs-Elysees. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Île de la Cité. Venture out of the city with trips to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen (in Rouen). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, and contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

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

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Paris. In May, Paris is little chillier than Washington DC - with highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
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Saint Germain des Pres Quarter ©
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Saint-Paul de Vence and Rue d'Antibes. Museum-lovers will get to explore Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musée Marc Chagall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Musee Picasso (in Antibes) and Cannes (La Croisette & Lérins Islands). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, contemplate the long history of Villa Kerylos, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Paris to Nice by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Paris in May since evenings lows in Nice dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Cannes, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Saint-Paul de Vence, Villa Kerylos, Musee Picasso
Find places to stay May 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
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Passeig de Gracia and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona road trip planning site.

Fly from Nice to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Passeig de Gracia ©
Passeig de Gracia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

4
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Catedral de Mallorca and Coves de Campanet. Museum-lovers will appreciate Castell de Bellver and Pilar and Joan Miro Foundation in Mallorca. Get out of town with these interesting Palma de Mallorca side-trips: Cala Agulla (in Cala Ratjada), Santuari de Lluc (in Lluc) and Playa del Puerto de Pollensa (in Port de Pollenca). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Camp de Mar, appreciate the extensive heritage of Banos Arabes, contemplate the long history of Sa Llotja, and stroll through Illetas Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daytime highs in Palma de Mallorca are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cala Agulla, Santuari de Lluc, Coves de Campanet, Illetas Beach, Camp de Mar
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
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Catedral de Mallorca ©
Catedral de Mallorca
Cala Agulla ©
Cala Agulla
Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver

3
nights
Alghero, Italy

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Visiting La Pelosa Beach and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri and Chiesa di San Francesco. Go for a jaunt from Alghero to Sassari to see Bagella Abbigliamento Sardo about 38 minutes away. It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Alghero road trip app.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Alghero in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May in Alghero, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cagliari.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bagella Abbigliamento Sardo, La Pelosa Beach
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 3:
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Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri ©
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri
La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
nights
Cagliari, Italy

Cagliari ©
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is spread out over seven hills and still bears the marks of its past conquerors, including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Porto Pino and Spiaggia di Solanas. Explore hidden gems such as Castle of Sanluri and Giara di Gesturi - Escursioni a Cavallo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cagliari: Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato (in Tratalias), Grotte Is Zuddas (in Santadi) and Casa Zapata Museum (in Barumini). There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Ambrogio.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cagliari trip planner.

You can drive from Alghero to Cagliari in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Cagliari

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Giara di Gesturi - Escursioni a Cavallo, Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato, Grotte Is Zuddas, Chiesa di Sant'Ambrogio, Porto Pino
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Spiaggia di Solanas ©
Spiaggia di Solanas
Porto Pino ©
Porto Pino
Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato ©
Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato

5
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico and Chiesa Santa Chiara. Escape the urban bustle at Sampieri and Agua Beach Resort. Get out of town with these interesting Syracuse side-trips: Tonnara di Marzamemi (in Marzamemi), Noto (Palazzo Nicolaci, Monastero del San salvatore, &more) and Ibla Souvenir Avola (in Avola). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica, delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo (Tempio di Apollo), enjoy the sand and surf at Scialai Comfort Beach Cafe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Pietro.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Syracuse online road trip planner.

You can fly from Cagliari to Syracuse in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Noto, Modica, Tonnara di Marzamemi, Sampieri, Ibla Souvenir Avola
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Sampieri ©
Sampieri
Agua Beach Resort ©
Agua Beach Resort

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Pantheon. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Change things up with a short trip to Sabbianera Super Beach in Anguillara Sabazia (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, get a taste of the local shopping with Via Condotti, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica.

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You can fly from Syracuse to Rome in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatican City, Sabbianera Super Beach
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Pitti Palace. Change things up with a short trip to Chianti Cashmere Goat Farm in Radda in Chianti (about 1 hour away). There's still lots to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, stop by L'Arte dei Ciompi, and admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence online journey planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Chianti Cashmere Goat Farm
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Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Visit Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Mark's Campanile and Mercati di Rialto. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. June in Venice sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
St Mark's Campanile ©
St Mark's Campanile

2
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get a taste of local nightlife at National Gallery of Denmark, look for all kinds of wild species at Jaegerborg Dyrehave, and then stop by Illums Bolighus. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, thenget to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen online vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Copenhagen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in June, with highs in Copenhagen at 67°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Shopping Nightlife

Side Trip

Jaegerborg Dyrehave
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

2
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.
On the 24th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, see the interesting displays at Fotografiska Stockholm, thenget to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, and finally get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, thenstop by The English Bookshop, and then take a stroll through Stockholm Old Town.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Stockholm online journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Stockholm are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
ABBA The Museum ©
ABBA The Museum

1
night
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Binnenalster and then hunt for treasures at Hamburger Fischmarkt.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hamburg trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Hamburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 51°F. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hamburg

Shopping Nature Parks
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Hamburger Fischmarkt ©
Hamburger Fischmarkt
Binnenalster ©
Binnenalster

6
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.
Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Jordaan and Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden. Venture out of the city with trips to Zandvoort aan Zee (in Zandvoort), Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem) and Strand Egmond aan Zee (in Egmond aan Zee). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, stop by De 9 Straatjes, take a stroll through Leidseplein, and hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam holiday builder site.

Fly from Hamburg to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, Zandvoort aan Zee, Frans Hals Museum, Strand Egmond aan Zee
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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