50 days in Europe Itinerary

50 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Tromso, Norway
— 5 nights
2
Gdansk, Poland
— 5 nights
3
Warsaw, Poland
— 5 nights
4
Krakow, Poland
— 6 nights
5
Oswiecim, Poland
— 1 night
6
Wroclaw, Poland
— 3 nights
7
Sibiu, Romania
— 1 night
8
Brasov, Romania
— 2 nights
9
Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights
10
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 6 nights
11
Athens, Greece
— 10 nights

5
nights
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Get some historical perspective at The Arctic Cathedral and Our Lady Catholic Church. The Polar Museum and Perspektivet Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll the grounds of Elverhoy Kirke, steep yourself in history at Batvraket ved Tomasjordnes, and get to know the resident critters at Tromso Mini Zoo.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tromso road trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Tromso is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Tromso. Traveling from Sydney in November, things will get much colder in Tromso: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Tromso

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Elverhoy Kirke ©
Elverhoy Kirke

5
nights
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Żywe Muzeum Piernika and Town Square - Old Town. Your inner history buff will appreciate Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku and Archikatedra Oliwska. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej), get engrossed in the history at Abbots Granary, wander the streets of Dlugi Targ Square, and examine the collection at Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gdansk itinerary maker website.

Fly from Tromso to Gdansk in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Gdansk are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Torun, Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, Sopot Pier
Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Archikatedra Oliwska ©
Archikatedra Oliwska
Żywe Muzeum Piernika ©
Żywe Muzeum Piernika

5
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski) and POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich. Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and Copernicus Science Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Krakowskie Przedmiescie, take a stroll around Rynek Starego Miasta, learn about all things military at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Warsaw trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Gdansk to Warsaw takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Warsaw are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum
POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich ©
POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich

6
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu) and Lost Souls Alley. Wieliczka Salt Mine and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, take an in-depth tour of Rynek (Old Square) Underground, stroll the grounds of Rakowicki Cemetery, and admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip planner.

Getting from Warsaw to Krakow by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu) ©
Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu)
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

1
night
Oswiecim, Poland

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Oswiecim trip builder app.

You can drive from Krakow to Oswiecim in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau

3
nights
Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw ©
Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town- Historic Center and Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island). Explore hidden gems such as Panorama Raclawicka and Wroclaw's Dwarfs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wroclaw: Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy) (in Swidnica) and Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu (in Walbrzych). There's more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Rynek of Wroclaw and pause for some serene contemplation at KoSciol OpatrznoSci Bozej we Wroclawiu.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Wroclaw trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Oswiecim to Wroclaw by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Wroclaw sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sibiu.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy), Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu
Highlights from your plan
Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu ©
Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island)
Panorama Raclawicka ©
Panorama Raclawicka

1
night
Sibiu, Romania

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii and then contemplate the long history of Citadel of Alba Iulia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), thendon't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), and then examine the collection at Landeskirchliches Museum der Evangelischen Kirche.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sibiu trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Wroclaw to Sibiu by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wroclaw to Sibiu. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Wroclaw in December, with highs in Sibiu at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Alba Iulia
Highlights from your plan
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council) ©
Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council)
Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii ©
Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii

2
nights
Brasov, Romania

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), step into the grandiose world of Peles Castle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Predeal Monastery. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Council Square, thenwander the streets of Brasov Historical Center, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Biserica Sfânta Adormire a Maicii Domnului.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brasov online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sibiu to Brasov in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Predeal Monastery, Peles Castle, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Highlights from your plan
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Brasov Historical Center ©
Brasov Historical Center
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)

2
nights
Bucharest, Romania

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 26th (Sat), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thencontemplate the long history of Stavropoleos Monastery, and then contemplate the long history of Radu Voda Monastery. On the next day, admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", thenstroll around Herăstrău Park, and then get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bucharest itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Brasov to Bucharest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Radu Voda Monastery ©
Radu Voda Monastery

6
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Explore hidden gems such as Rila Monastery and Catedral de Sveta-Nedelya. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Boyana Church and Plovdiv Roman Theatre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sofia: Zemen Monastery (in Zemen) and Plovdiv (Agora, House-Museum Hindlian, &more). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, don't miss a visit to Saint Sofia Monument, contemplate the long history of Church St. George Rotunda, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sofia road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Bucharest to Sofia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Sofia can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Plovdiv, Rila Monastery, Zemen Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church
Plovdiv Roman Theatre ©
Plovdiv Roman Theatre

10
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Fortress Palamidi. Get some cultural insight at Temple of Hephaestus and Temple of Poseidon. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Nafplio (Kapnopoleio Nafplio, Church of Panaghia, &more), Corinth Canal (in Corinth) and Mycenae (Agora art gallery, Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, &more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, stroll around Philopappos Hill, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens.

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Fly from Sofia to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sofia in January: highs in Athens hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nafplio, Mycenae, Temple of Poseidon, Corinth Canal
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

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