51 days in Europe Itinerary

51 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
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La Spezia, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
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Budapest, Hungary
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Berlin, Germany
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Appreciate the collections at National Gallery and Cutty Sark. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wallace Collection and Speed Boats Tours. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, get engrossed in the history at Museum of London Docklands, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

To find out how to plan a trip to London, use our trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to London is minus 10 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in London hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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 Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and The Army Museum. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, stroll through Ile Saint-Louis, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris tour itinerary builder site.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Appreciate the collections at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and National Coach Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Praia de Carcavelos and Speed Boats Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lisbon tour site.

Fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Alcazar of Segovia and Catedral de Segovia will appeal to museum buffs. The Walls of Avila and Catedral de Avila will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Madrid to go to Avila and see Basilica de San Vicente, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, see where the action happens at Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Madrid travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Playa de la Pineda. Museum-lovers will appreciate Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA. Venture out of the city with trips to Tarragona (Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona, Circ Roma, &more) and Castell del Creixell (in Creixell). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capella de Santa Agata, wander the streets of Barri de Gracia, and visit El Born.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona online vacation planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in June, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Nice, France

— 3 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Explore hidden gems such as Vieille Ville and Plage de la Mariniere. Take a break from the city and head to Tete de Chien and Promenade du Paillon. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins (in Mougins), Cannes (Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance & Le Suquet) and Old Town (in Antibes). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Promenade Le Corbusier, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, steep yourself in history at Basilica St. Michel, and discover the deep blue sea with Rand'eau evasion.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice attractions planning site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to La Spezia.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

La Spezia, Italy

— 2 nights
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Neve, kick back and relax at Bagno Piemonte, kick back and relax at Bagno Carlo, head outdoors with Bagno Brunella e Ada Beach, then head outdoors with La Vela BeachClub, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Angelo. On your second day here, hike along Monesteroli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo, see some colorful creatures with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, then see the interesting displays at Museo Civico Amedeo Lia, then brush up on your military savvy at Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia, and finally cruise along Ponte Thaon di Revel.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the La Spezia route planner.

You can drive from Nice to La Spezia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Nice in July since evenings lows in La Spezia dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in La Spezia

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Piazza del Duomo and Museo Nazionale del Bargello will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piazza della Signoria and Centro Storico. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and steep yourself in history at Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence travel planner.

You can take a train from La Spezia to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Stanze di Raffaello. Colosseum and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Moai Beach (in Passo Oscuro), Bau Beach (in Maccarese) and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Venezia, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can fly to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
Doge's Palace and San Giorgio Maggiore will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Casa di Giulietta and Castello del Catajo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), Arena di Verona, &more). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, wander the streets of Dorsoduro, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia, and stop by Cannaregio.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice tour itinerary tool.

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Side Trips

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Popular historic sites such as Schonbrunn Palace and Historic Center of Vienna are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. And it doesn't end there: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

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Getting from Venice to Vienna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, Vienna is little chillier than Venice - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, then get engrossed in the history at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, then see the interesting displays at Miniversum Budapest, and finally see the interesting displays at Budapest Pinball Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, contemplate the long history of Citadel, then step off the mainland to explore Margaret Island, then go for a walk through Roman Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fasori Evangelical Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Vitus Cathedral and National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror. Popular historic sites such as Staromestske namesti and Powder Tower are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Prague: Karlstejn Castle (in Karlstejn) and Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost (in Terezin). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, visit Lesser Town, and explore the engaging exhibits at Muzeum Smyslů.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Prague trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Budapest to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Budapest in July: highs in Prague hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): examine the collection at Classic Remise Berlin, kick back and relax at Strandbad Wannsee, contemplate the long history of Neues Palais, then take in nature's colorful creations at Potsdam's Gardens, and finally explore the activities along Strandbad Tegeler See. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Strandbar Mitte, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, then wander the streets of Mitte, and finally enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

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Drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Strand van Katwijk aan Zee (in Katwijk) and The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague & Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace)). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, admire the masterpieces at Moco Museum, explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips