57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 32 nights
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
5
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
9
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

32
nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to Nevsky Prospekt or Art of Foto Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting St. Petersburg side-trips: Koporskaya Fortress (in Koporye), Gatchina (Gatchina Palace and Estate Museum & Priory Palace Museum) and Staraya Ladoga Archeological Museum Preserve (in Staraya Ladoga). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Catherine Palace and Park, make a trip to Palace Square, contemplate the waterfront views at Neva Embankments, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip itinerary app.

Winnipeg, Canada to St. Petersburg is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 9 hours. Traveling from Winnipeg in July, you will find days in St. Petersburg are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gatchina, Koporskaya Fortress, Staraya Ladoga Archeological Museum Preserve, Norway Park Orekh, Oreshek Fortress
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Grand Peterhof Palace ©
Grand Peterhof Palace
Catherine Palace and Park ©
Catherine Palace and Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): visit Lesser Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Gallery of Steel Figures. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally make a trip to Staromestske namesti.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague due to the time zone difference. In August in Prague, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Lobkowicz Palace ©
Lobkowicz Palace

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Appreciate the collections at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum and House of Terror Museum. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, look for gifts at Book Cafe - Lotz Terem, examine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum, and pick up some local products at Central Market Hall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest road trip website.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. While traveling from Prague, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

2
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.
On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, stop by Jennifer's Hamam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally explore the world behind art at Chora Museum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi), admire the landmark architecture of Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, thenappreciate the history behind Sultanahmet Square, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, and finally hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. Traveling from Budapest in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Istanbul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
nights
Ravello, Italy

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll explore and learn at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma. Relax by the water at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano and Lido Capo di Conca. Go for a jaunt from Ravello to Positano to see Boat Tours & Water Sports about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, and stroll through Ravello - Atrani Walk.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ravello trip maker.

You can fly from Istanbul to Ravello in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Ravello. In August, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Positano, Amalfi, Parrocchia San Giovanni, Lido Capo di Conca, Basilica of Saint Trofimena
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

3
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 Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme and Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Cupola di San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Campidoglio, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip tool.

Getting from Ravello to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rome when traveling from Ravello in August, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Palazzo Vecchio and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Discover out-of-the-way places like Centro Storico and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence journey maker.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, Florence is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Palazzo Vecchio ©
Palazzo Vecchio
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palace of Holyroodhouse and Greyfriars Kirk. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Necropolis and Inchcolm Abbey and Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Glasgow (Merchant City, The Tenement House, &more). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Edinburgh takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; 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 Florence in August, plan for colder days in Edinburgh, with highs around °C, while nights are little chillier with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Glasgow
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Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis
Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk

3
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Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Appreciate the collections at Inchmore Gallery and ShipSpace. Popular historic sites such as Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the history at Battlefield Select Tours, stop by Highland House of Fraser, and admire the natural beauty at Inverness Botanic Gardens.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Inverness trip maker tool.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns, Beauly Priory
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Beauly Priory ©
Beauly Priory
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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