57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 4 nights
9
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
12
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
13
Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights

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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.
Head to Piazza delle Erbe and Aliani Casa del Parmigianofor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and Doge's Palace. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Sotto il Salone, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Verona (San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, view the masterpieces at Codex Art Gallery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Venice driving holiday website.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Venice. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Verona, Padua
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Siena and Piazza Maggiore are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Piazza del Campo & Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting)). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Venice in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Piazza Maggiore
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

4
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Roman Forum and Pantheon. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome day trip tool.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Sant'Andrea and San Giovanni del Toro are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Parrocchia San Giovanni and Diocesan Museum of Amalfi. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Amalfi (Valle delle Ferriere & Museo della Carta), Scala (Cattedrale di San Lorenzo & Chiesa dell'Annunziata) and Ravello (Ravello Arte, Kundry Bottega d'Arte, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, get a taste of the local shopping with Miniaci Art Gallery, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Suppraiano, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sorrow (Sancturio Maria Santissima Addolorata).

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Positano route maker website.

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in December since evenings lows in Positano dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Minori, Scala, Chiesa di San Pancrazio Martire
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Step off the beaten path and head to Museo Cappella Sansevero and Underground Naples. Your inner history buff will appreciate Galleria Borbonica and Duomo di Salerno. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Salerno (Museo Diocesano San Matteo di Salerno, Scuola Medica Salernitana Museo Virtuale, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, explore the world behind art at Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto), and steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Naples visit planning site.

You can drive from Positano to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Naples when traveling from Positano in December, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Salerno, Sol’Art Ceramiche
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:
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Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Let the collections at Museu Picasso and Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares) capture your imagination. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, visit Las Ramblas, and view the masterpieces at La Virreina Centre de la Imatge.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip planning tool.

Fly from Naples to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 7:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Passeig de Gracia ©
Passeig de Gracia

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Let the collections at Prado National Museum and El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and Royal Palace of Madrid. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Museo del Greco & Catedral Primada). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, view the masterpieces at La Casa Encendida, get a taste of the local shopping with Diseno Propio. Artesania., and wander the streets of Gran Via.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Madrid online journey builder.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Barcelona in January: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 12°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Toledo
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 11:
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Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and Barrio Santa Cruz. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Roman Bridge and Plaza de España. Change things up with these side-trips from Seville: Cordoba (Historic Centre of Cordoba & Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba) and Ronda (Bodega Kieninger, Reservatauro Ronda, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, shop like a local with Ceramica Artistica Colon, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antiguedades el Museo.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seville vacation planning website.

Fly from Madrid to Seville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in January, expect Seville to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Cordoba, Ronda
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Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

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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 16th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, stroll through Playa de Mogan, then visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. On your second day here, gear up at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, then look for gifts at El Antojito. Chocolates y mas delicias, then kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, and finally make a trip to Calle Triana.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Maspalomas day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Maspalomas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seville in January; daily highs in Maspalomas reach 24°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Scuba & Snorkeling, Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 17:
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Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Let the collections at Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) capture your imagination. Shop till you drop at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Leidseplein. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Prinsenkwartier (in Delft) and Galerie Pulchri (in The Hague). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, shop like a local with Jetsetart Gallery, wander the streets of De 9 Straatjes, and view the masterpieces at Keramiek Atelier & Galerie Marjoke de Heer.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Maspalomas to Amsterdam in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Maspalomas in January, things will get colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 7°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Hague, Prinsenkwartier
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 21:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Topography of Terror and Gropius Bau. Get some cultural insight at Memorial of the Berlin Wall and Neues Museum. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, make a trip to Potsdamer Platz, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace.

Plan my day in Berlin using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:
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Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Step off the beaten path and head to Schloss Neuschwanstein and Schloss Hohenschwangau. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Germanisches Nationalmuseum and Munich Residenz. Venture out of the city with trips to Nuremberg (Kaiserburg Nurnberg, St. Lorenz Church, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Burgersaalkirche, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and engage your brain at Deutsches Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Munich trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Munich are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Nuremberg, Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get a sense of the local culture at Salzburger Altstadt and Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Schloss Hellbrunn and Salzburg Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Pro-Skischule (in Westendorf), Kitzbuheler Innenstadt (in Kitzbuhel) and Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone (in Rattenberg). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), steep yourself in history at Michaelbeuern, look for gifts at Christmas in Salzburg, and admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salzburg day trip tool.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Pro-Skischule, Kitzbuheler Innenstadt, Westendorf, Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 1:
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Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as Historic Center of Vienna and Belvedere Palace. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche, and steep yourself in history at Ringstrasse.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vienna trip maker tool.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Vienna are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 7:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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