56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
2
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 5 nights
3
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
4
Fira, Greece
— 5 nights
5
Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
8
Costa Adeje, Spain
— 5 nights
9
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
10
Paris, France
— 10 nights

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Haarlem Railway Station, Grote Markt, &more), Delft (Old Church, Delftse Hout, &more) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

London, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; 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 August, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Haarlem, Delft, The Hague, Rembrandt Molen van Sloten - Amsterdam / Kuiperijmuseum
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 27:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

5
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd), Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Strokkur (in Geysir). Spend the 28th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online day trip planner.

Fly from Amsterdam to Reykjavik in 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, expect Reykjavik to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and 9°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Gullfoss Falls, Thingvellir National Park, Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, Thermal Spas, Strokkur
Find places to stay Aug 27 — Sep 1:
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Food Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas

5
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.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle, pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, and admire the landmark architecture of Kastellet.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Copenhagen travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Copenhagen takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Reykjavik to Copenhagen, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Reykjavik in September, expect Copenhagen to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

5
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, make a trip to Sunset in Oia, get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, and stroll through Kamari Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Fira trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Fira takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Fira is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Copenhagen in September, with highs in Fira at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 11:
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Helicopter Tours
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

5
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Ceramiche Casola), Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, &more) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Cloister del Paradiso, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples online vacation planner.

You can fly from Fira to Naples in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Fira to Naples is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fira in September, Naples is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Positano, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 16:
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

5
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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Spanish Steps, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

You can plan Rome trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 21:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tossa de Mar (Tossa Tour, Vila Vella (Old Town), &more) and Lloret de Mar (LloretBikes & Museu del Mar - Can Garriga). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Barcelona online tour itinerary maker.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. September in Barcelona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, Lloret de Mar
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 26:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

5
nights
Costa Adeje, Spain

Costa Adeje ©
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Step out of Costa Adeje to go to Icod de los Vinos and see Cueva del Viento, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 29th (Wed) at Siam Park. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de las Vistas, admire the verdant scenery at Masca Valley, and ponder the design of Light and Music Fountain.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Costa Adeje trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Costa Adeje by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Costa Adeje. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Los Cristianos, Adeje, Tenerife, Light and Music Fountain, Cueva del Viento
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Playa de las Vistas ©
Playa de las Vistas
Siam Park ©
Siam Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and take a stroll through Alfama.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon tour planner.

You can fly from Costa Adeje to Lisbon in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Costa Adeje in October since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 6:
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Food Tours
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

10
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Evasion Canine (in Fontainebleau), Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

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

Getting from Lisbon to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in October, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Versailles, Rouen, Evasion Canine, Point Growth, Eglise Sainte Therese de l'Enfant Jesus
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 16:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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