56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
2
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
6
Split, Croatia
— 5 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
9
Cannes, France
— 5 nights
10
Saint-Tropez, France
— 6 nights
11
Lagos, Portugal
— 6 nights

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and Chester Beatty. You'll explore and learn at Guinness Storehouse and GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, walk around St Stephens Green, and explore the world behind art at National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin itinerary builder website.

Caracas, Venezuela to Dublin is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Venezuela Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Dublin

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

5
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Step out of the city life by going to Loch Morlich and Zipline. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Urquhart Castle and Loch Morlich Watersports. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Invermoriston Falls (in Invermoriston), River Rafting & Tubing (in Aviemore) and Boat of Garten Golf Club (in Boat of Garten). There's much more to do: witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, see the interesting displays at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, kick back and relax at Rosemarkie Beach, and get outside with Bowhunter Archery.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Inverness online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Inverness in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Aviemore, Drumnadrochit, Nairn, Rosemarkie Beach, Invermoriston Falls
Highlights from your plan
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Scottish National Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Stirling Castle (in Stirling) and Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, explore the engaging exhibits at Dynamic Earth, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Glasgow, Stirling Castle
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Scottish National Gallery
Scottish National Gallery
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

5
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Skansen and Fotografiska Stockholm will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Royal Palace and Medeltidsmuseet. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Royal Armory, have fun and explore at Nordiska Museet, explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, and head off the coast to Sodermalm.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Stockholm trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Stockholm takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Edinburgh to Stockholm is 1 hour. While traveling from Edinburgh, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Stockholm, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Childrens Museums Nature

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

6
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The State Hermitage Museum and Peterhof State Museum Preserve. Museum-lovers will get to explore Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Grand Peterhof Palace. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Kazan Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, see the interesting displays at Sovereign's Fun, and steep yourself in history at Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read St. Petersburg trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to St. Petersburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg. In July in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
The Bath Block ©
The Bath Block
Kazan Cathedral ©
Kazan Cathedral

5
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll get in some beach time at Punta Rata Beach and Sumartin Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Sokolarski Raptor Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Split: Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac (in Nerezisca), River Rafting & Tubing (in Omis) and Jaksic Gallery (in Donji Humac). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lovrecina Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Podvrske Beach, see the interesting displays at Museum of Senses Split, and pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Split day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from St. Petersburg to Split takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Split is minus 2 hours. Traveling from St. Petersburg in August, expect Split to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Museum uja, Punta Rata Beach, Sokolarski Raptor Centre, Sumartin Beach, Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac
Highlights from your plan
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
River Rafting & Tubing
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, and then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, thendelve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip website.

Traveling by flight from Split to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

4
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Lido di Ravello. Museum-lovers will appreciate Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma. Take a break from Ravello with a short trip to Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano in Positano, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Spiaggia di castiglione, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca, and hike along Valle dei Mulini.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ravello day trip planning website.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Ravello: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Minori, Lido Capo di Conca, Spiaggia di Atrani, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

5
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Step out of the city life by going to Castel Plage and Scuba & Snorkeling. We've included these beaches for you: Juan les Pins Main Beach and Plage Robinson. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannes: Coco Beach (in Nice) and Paloma Beach (in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Rue d'Antibes, browse the fresh offerings at Marche Forville, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Chateau, and kick back and relax at Plage du Soleil.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cannes online vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Ravello to Cannes takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Ravello in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cannes, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Cannes

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Nice, Golfe-Juan Vallauris, Plage du Pecheur Pointe de l'Aiguille, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
Highlights from your plan
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

6
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 outdoors at Plage de l'Escalet and Plage de Vergeron. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Plage de Pampelonne and Heraclee Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Tropez side-trips: Calanque de Maubois (in Saint-Raphael), Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Saint-Aygulf) and Aqualand Frejus (in Frejus). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de l'Estagnol, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Cavaliere, and get outside with Cap Taillat.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Tropez tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Cannes to Saint-Tropez in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Cannes in August, expect nights in Saint-Tropez to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Le Lavandou, Sainte-Maxime, Plage noire du Langoustier, Calanque de Maubois
Highlights from your plan
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

6
nights
Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Explore hidden gems such as Ponta da Piedade and Praia da Marinha. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Falesia Beach and Meia Praia. Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha), Praia do Barranco das Belharucas (in Olhos de Agua) and Praia dos Aveiros (in Albufeira). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Cordoama, stroll through Praia Dona Ana, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lagos road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Saint-Tropez to Lagos takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Saint-Tropez in August, expect nights in Lagos to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Portimao, Praia da Cordoama, Bordeira Beach, Praia da Marinha
Highlights from your plan
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

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