51 days in Europe Itinerary

51 days in Europe Itinerary

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51 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Portland, United States
Fly:  15​h
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Bath, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
+4
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train + Bus:  6​h 45​min
9
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
Subway + Train:  3​h
10
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
11
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
12
Saint-Tropez, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
14
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3​h 30​min
15
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Portland, United States

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Head to National Gallery of Ireland and James Joyce Cultural Centrefor plenty of shopping. Kilmainham Gaol and Dublin Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Richmond Barracks.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary app .

Portland, USA to Dublin is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Dublin is 8 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Portland in May: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 59°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©

4
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Visiting Weymouth Beach and Bournemouth Beach will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tewkesbury Abbey and Wells Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Snowshill Manor (in Snowshill) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, and examine the collection at Mechanical Music Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bath travel planning site .

You can fly from Dublin to Bath in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Snowshill Manor, Stonehenge, Bournemouth Beach, Sudeley Castle, Castle Combe Village
Highlights from your plan
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Cabo da Roca and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Quinta da Regaleira, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Belém Tower, take in the pleasant sights at Avenida da Liberdade, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and get a taste of the local shopping with Rossio Square.

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

Fly from Bath to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
Highlights from your plan
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sultanahmet District and Suleymaniye Cami . Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Rumeli Fortress. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Istanbul trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Istanbul takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Lisbon to Istanbul, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

3
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.
Head to Nevsky Prospekt and Tretyakov's Galleryfor some retail therapy. Step off the beaten path and head to Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Eco Path, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Church of St. Aleksander Nevsky.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read St. Petersburg online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to St. Petersburg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Istanbul in May: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around 62°F and lows are around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum

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.
On the 29th (Fri), explore the world behind art at St. George's Basilica, steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at NaFilM: National film museum, make a trip to StaromEstske namEsti, steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally contemplate the long history of Prasna brana.

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

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Schonbrunner Gardens and MuseumsQuartier Wien. Visit Belvedere Palace and Karlskirche for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and make a trip to Haus der Musik Wien.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary site .

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like San Giorgio Maggiore and St Mark's Campanile. Museum-lovers will get to explore Doge's Palace and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. Step out of Venice with an excursion to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua--about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and browse the collection at Museo Correr.

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You can fly from Vienna to Venice in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Vienna in June since evenings lows in Venice dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

4
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Ravello and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods) and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Ravello side-trips: Le Vigne di Raito (in Vietri sul Mare) and Positano (Walk of the Gods & Fornillo).

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ravello road trip planning app .

Take a train from Venice to Ravello in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Venice in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Amalfi, Lido Capo di Conca, Le Vigne di Raito, Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Duomo di Orvieto and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Villa Adriana in Tivoli--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and explore the galleries of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in June, expect little chillier with lows of 65°F in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto, Villa Adriana
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Siena Cathedral and Piazza del Campo. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

4
nights
Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Get in touch with nature at Plage de Sylvabelle and Heraclee Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Plage de Vergeron and Plage de Guerrevieille. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Tropez: Le Cap Lardier (in La Croix-Valmer) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Bandol). The adventure continues: stroll through Plage du Debarquement and enjoy the sand and surf at La Ponche Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Tropez journey planner .

Traveling by car from Florence to Saint-Tropez takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Florence in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 59°F in Saint-Tropez. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Le Lavandou, Scuba & Snorkeling, Plage des Marines, Plage de Guerrevieille
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Saint-Paul de Vence and Rue d'Antibes. Venture out of the city with trips to Galerie Gabel (in Biot), Cannes (La Croisette & Lérins Islands) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, pause for some serene contemplation at La Collegiale Saint Paul, get a taste of the local shopping with Avenue Jean Medecin, and admire the masterpieces at Palais Lascaris.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nice trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Saint-Tropez in June: highs in Nice hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Cannes, St-Paul-de-Vence, Galerie Gabel, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Champs-Elysees. Palace of Versailles and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paris holiday planner .

You can fly from Nice to Paris in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Paris when traveling from Nice in June, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): stroll around Vondelpark, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then explore the world behind art at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, then take a stroll through The Jordaan, then view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, and finally take a stroll through Leidseplein.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 53°F. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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