57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
3
York, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
4
Bath, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
5
Albufeira, Portugal
— 4 nights
6
Maspalomas, Spain
— 1 night
7
Malaga, Spain
— 4 nights
8
Valencia, Spain
— 4 nights
9
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 3 nights
10
Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
11
Bologna, Italy
— 5 nights
12
Assisi, Italy
— 1 night
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
14
Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll explore and learn at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition and National Museum of Iceland. Get in touch with nature at Thingvellir National Park and Gullfoss Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella) and Strokkur (in Geysir). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik journey website.

Brisbane, Australia to Reykjavik is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in April, things will get much colder in Reykjavik: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Falls, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Strokkur
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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition ©

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Rosslyn Chapel and Stirling Castle. Your inner history buff will appreciate Doune Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Venture out of the city with trips to Glasgow (The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel & Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum), Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve (in Kippen) and National Wallace Monument (in Stirling). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Reykjavik to Edinburgh in 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Reykjavik in May: highs in Edinburgh hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Glasgow, Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve, Rosslyn Chapel
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Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
National Wallace Monument ©
National Wallace Monument

6
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum and National Railway Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Fountains Abbey and York City Walls. Venture out of the city with trips to Whitby Abbey (in Whitby), Durham Cathedral (in Durham) and Beamish Museum (in Beamish). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, step into the grandiose world of Lincoln Castle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Lincoln Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the York day trip website.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in York are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lincoln, Liverpool, Whitby Abbey, Durham Cathedral, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
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Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey

7
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Take a break from the city and head to Monkey World and Bournemouth Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mary Rose and Brunel's SS Great Britain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology (in Oxford), Cardiff (Cardiff Castle & St Fagans National Museum of History) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, steep yourself in history at Blenheim Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Winchester Cathedral, and learn about all things military at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bath road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from York to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Cardiff, Blenheim Palace, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Brunel's SS Great Britain
Find places to stay May 12 — 19:
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Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral
The Mary Rose ©
The Mary Rose

4
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cape Saint Vincent and Old Town Faro. Relax by the water at Praia Dona Ana and Praia da Marinha. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albufeira: Lagos (Praia do Camilo & Ponta da Piedade) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Falesia Beach.

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Fly from Bath to Albufeira in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Praia da Marinha, Cape Saint Vincent, Old Town Faro, Praia Da Rocha
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Praia do Camilo ©
Praia do Camilo
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana

1
night
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, thenstroll through Playa de Maspalomas, and then explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Las Canteras Beach, thenkick back and relax at Playa de Mogan, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas tour planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Albufeira to Maspalomas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. May in Maspalomas sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores, Las Canteras Beach
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El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

4
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and Alcazaba. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Automobile and Fashion Museum and Albayzin. Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Granada (Mirador de San Nicolas, Royal Chapel of Granada, &more) and Roman Bridge (in Cordoba). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral and step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro.

Discover how to plan a Malaga trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Maspalomas to Malaga in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Maspalomas in May, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Malaga. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Granada, Cordoba
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Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

4
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Popular historic sites such as Plaza de la Virgen and Valencia Cathedral are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Peniscola Castle and La Lonja de la Seda. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Valencia: Castillo de Santa Barbara (in Alicante), Peñón de Ifac Natural Park (in Calpe) and Benidorm (El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm & Playa de Levante). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias and browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Valencia trip planner.

You can fly from Malaga to Valencia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. May in Valencia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Benidorm, Castillo de Santa Barbara, Peñón de Ifac Natural Park, Peniscola Castle
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Plaza de la Virgen ©
Plaza de la Virgen
Peñón de Ifac Natural Park ©
Peñón de Ifac Natural Park
Peniscola Castle ©
Peniscola Castle

3
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Get some cultural insight at Serra de Tramuntana and Castell de Bellver. Escape the urban bustle at Parc Natural de Mondrago and Playa de Muro. Get out of town with these interesting Palma de Mallorca side-trips: Playa de Alcudia (in Port d'Alcudia) and Alcudia Old Town (in Alcudia). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Passeig des Born, meet the residents at Palma Aquarium, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Palma de Mallorca driving holiday planning app.

You can fly from Valencia to Palma de Mallorca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Palma de Mallorca can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turin.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trips

Alcudia, Serra de Tramuntana, Playa de Muro, Parc Natural de Mondrago
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Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana
Parc Natural de Mondrago ©
Parc Natural de Mondrago
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro

4
nights
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Get a sense of the local culture at Palazzo Reale and Basilica of Superga. Museum-lovers will appreciate Forte di Bard and Museo Egizio. Explore Turin's surroundings by going to La Citta Alta (in Bergamo), Leolandia (in Capriate San Gervasio) and Piazza del Duomo (in Milan). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, wander the streets of Boccadasse, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and make a trip to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari.

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Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Turin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. While traveling from Palma de Mallorca, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Bologna.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Genoa, La Citta Alta, Basilica of Superga, Forte di Bard, Leolandia
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Palazzo Reale ©
Palazzo Reale
Forte di Bard ©
Forte di Bard
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga

5
nights
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palazzo Te and Duomo di Pisa. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica di San Petronio and Santuario di Madonna di San Luca. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bologna: Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca), Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Florence (Mercato Centrale, Basilica San Miniato al Monte, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, contemplate the long history of Castello Estense, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, and see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bologna trip maker site.

Take a train from Turin to Bologna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Turin in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bologna, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Florence, Verona, Pisa, Castello Estense, Le mura di Lucca
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Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Santuario di Madonna di San Luca ©
Santuario di Madonna di San Luca

1
night
Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Assisi vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bologna to Assisi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites
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Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Let the collections at Chora Museum and Istanbul Archaeological Museum capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Gulhane Park and Sultanahmet Square. There's still lots to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul online itinerary maker.

Do a combination of train and flight from Assisi to Istanbul in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June in Istanbul, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Istanbul Archaeological Museum ©
Istanbul Archaeological Museum
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum

3
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): soar above the sights with a balloon tour and then get engrossed in the history at Goreme Open-Air Museum. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Jean, thensee Off-Road Tours, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Goreme trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Goreme takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in June, Goreme is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church of St. Jean
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Off-Road Tours
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Church of St. Jean ©
Church of St. Jean

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