56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
2
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
6
Split, Croatia
— 5 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
9
Cannes, France
— 5 nights
10
Saint-Tropez, France
— 6 nights
11
Lagos, Portugal
— 6 nights

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and GPO Museum. You'll explore and learn at Guinness Storehouse and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, walk around Phoenix Park, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland, and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Dublin online trip planner.

Caracas, Venezuela to Dublin is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Venezuela Time (VET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Dublin are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 15:
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Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

5
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Step out of the city life by going to Loch Morlich and Zipline. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Urquhart Castle and Aigas Field Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Aviemore (Loch Morlich Watersports & River Rafting & Tubing), Invermoriston Falls (in Invermoriston) and Boat of Garten Golf Club (in Boat of Garten). There's still lots to do: witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), stroll through Rosemarkie Beach, and explore the galleries of Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Dublin to Inverness in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July in Inverness, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Aviemore, Drumnadrochit, Nairn, Aigas Field Centre, Rosemarkie Beach
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:
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Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Zipline
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Scottish National Gallery and Royal Yacht Britannia. Get some cultural insight at Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, explore the engaging exhibits at Dynamic Earth, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Glasgow, Stirling Castle
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 25:
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Scottish National Gallery
Scottish National Gallery
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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.
Skansen and Fotografiska Stockholm will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Royal Palace and Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Drottningholm Palace, have fun and explore at Nordiska Museet, learn about all things military at Army Museum, and explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm trip builder tool.

Fly from Edinburgh to Stockholm in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Edinburgh in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Stockholm: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 30:
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

6
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The State Hermitage Museum and Kazan Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Palace Square. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, stop by Magazin Kuptsov Yeliseyevykh, see the interesting displays at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, and contemplate the long history of Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

To find where to stay and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg journey planner.

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. Traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Split.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 5:
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Kazan Cathedral ©
Kazan Cathedral
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

5
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll get in some beach time at Punta Rata Beach and Lovrecina Bay. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Podvrske Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Split: Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac (in Nerezisca), Sumartin Beach (in Sumartin) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Omis). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Sokolarski Raptor Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Jaksic Gallery, see the interesting displays at Museum of Senses Split, and pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Split day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from St. Petersburg to Split takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Split is minus 2 hours. Traveling from St. Petersburg in August, expect Split to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac, Lovrecina Bay, Sumartin Beach, Podvrske Beach, Punta Rata Beach
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 10:
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Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
River Rafting & Tubing
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, and then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip website.

Traveling by flight from Split to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

4
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Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Museum-lovers will appreciate Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione, stroll through Lido di Ravello, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and trek along Valle dei Mulini.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ravello tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Ravello: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Minori, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Lido Capo di Conca, Valle dei Mulini
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

5
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Step out of the city life by going to Castel Plage and Plage du Chateau. We've included these beaches for you: Juan les Pins Main Beach and Plage du Pecheur Pointe de l'Aiguille. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannes: Coco Beach (in Nice) and Paloma Beach (in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, browse the fresh offerings at Marche Forville, shop like a local with La Croisette, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Midi.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cannes trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Ravello to Cannes takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ravello in August since evenings lows in Cannes dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Cannes

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Nice, Golfe-Juan Vallauris, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Plage Naturiste De La Batterie
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 21:
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Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

6
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Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Get outdoors at Plage de l'Escalet and Plage de Vergeron. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Plage de Pampelonne and Plage de Jean Blanc. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Tropez side-trips: Calanque de Maubois (in Saint-Raphael), Aqualand Frejus (in Frejus) and Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Saint-Aygulf). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de l'Estagnol, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Cavaliere, and get outside with Cap Taillat.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Tropez tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Cannes to Saint-Tropez in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Cannes in August, expect nights in Saint-Tropez to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Sainte-Maxime, Port Grimaud 1 Beach, Calanque de Maubois
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 27:
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Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

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Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ponta da Piedade and Praia da Marinha. Step out of the city life by going to Falesia Beach and Praia do Camilo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lagos: Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha), Praia dos Aveiros (in Albufeira) and Praia do Barranco das Belharucas (in Olhos de Agua). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Praia dos Tres Irmaos, don't miss a visit to Praia da Cordoama, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bordeira Beach, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lagos visit planner.

You can fly from Saint-Tropez to Lagos in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Saint-Tropez in August, you will find days in Lagos are little chillier (34°C), and nights are a bit warmer (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Portimao, Praia do Zavial, Bordeira Beach, Praia da Marinha
Find places to stay Aug 27 — Sep 2:
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Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

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