57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
5
Paris, France
— 5 nights
6
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
7
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
8
York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
11
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Scuola Grande di San Rocco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Popular historic sites such as Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, stop by Cannaregio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Venice holiday planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Sydney in November: highs in Venice hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 6:
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Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Piazza della Signoria and Museo Nazionale del Bargello will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Tuscany in a Bottle and Pitti Mosaici. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 11:
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria

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.
Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cupola di San Pietro and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planning website.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November in Rome, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 16:
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

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.
For shopping fun, head to Passeig de Gracia or La Boqueria. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of El Born, test your problem-solving skills at Enigmik Escape Room, stop by Ciutat Vella, and see the interesting displays at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 20:
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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
El Born ©
El Born

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Army Museum and Sainte-Chapelle. For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Champs-Elysees. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Paris vacation planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in November, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 12°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Army Museum ©
The Army Museum

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Visit Grand Place and Justice Palace (Palais de Justice) for their historical value. Shop till you drop at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Autoworld, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, and admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels online vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. November in Brussels sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
René Magritte Museum ©
René Magritte Museum
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms. Let the collections at Museum of London and The British Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Saatchi Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, take a stroll through Soho, and make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

To find photos and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from Brussels to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Brussels in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 4:
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre, admire the striking features of Merchant Adventurers' Hall, contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at York Minster, then take a stroll through York Shambles, and finally stop by The Shop That Must Not Be Named. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of York City Walls, examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, then take an in-depth tour of The York Army Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at The York Dungeon.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the York trip planner.

Take a train from London to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December in York, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
York Minster ©
York Minster
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story

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.
Do your shopping at Renssen Art Gallery and Peter Pappot Art Gallery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder and Food Tours. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and don't miss a visit to De Nieuwe Kerk.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from York to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Lobkowicz Palace and Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Vitus Cathedral and Lesser Town. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, have fun and explore at Gallery of Steel Figures, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague vacation planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Amsterdam in December: high temperatures in Prague hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Lobkowicz Palace ©
Lobkowicz Palace

5
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Center of Vienna and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Popular historic sites such as Belvedere Palace and Schonbrunn Palace are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Burggarten, wander the streets of Graben and Kohlmarkt, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In December, daytime highs in Vienna are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

5
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Get some cultural insight at Shoes on the Danube Bank and Fisherman's Bastion. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Heroes' Square. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, take an in-depth tour of Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and learn about winemaking at Faust Wine Cellar.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Budapest travel route planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Suleymaniye Cami . Get a sense of the local culture at Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Pierre Loti Tepesi, take a stroll through Beyoglu, and examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

Make your Istanbul itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Budapest in December since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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