57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 4 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
Head to Piazza delle Erbe and Casa dei Tre Ocifor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and Scrovegni Chapel. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Sotto il Salone & Chiesa degli Eremitani) and Verona (San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni, view the masterpieces at Giudecca 795 Art Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Venice driving holiday website.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Venice. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Side Trips

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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Siena and Campanile di Giotto are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Collezione Contini Bonacossi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Piazza Maggiore (in Bologna) and Siena (Piazza del Campo & Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting)). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Venice in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Florence, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Side Trips

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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Roman Forum and Church of St. Louis of the French. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rome itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Sant'Andrea and San Giovanni del Toro are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Parrocchia San Giovanni and Chiesa di San Pancrazio Martire. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Amalfi (Valle delle Ferriere & Museo della Carta), Scala (Cattedrale di San Lorenzo & Chiesa dell'Annunziata) and Ravello (Ravello Arte, Kundry Bottega d'Arte, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, get a taste of the local shopping with Miniaci Art Gallery, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Suppraiano, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sorrow (Sancturio Maria Santissima Addolorata).

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Positano route maker website.

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in December since evenings lows in Positano dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Step off the beaten path and head to Museo Cappella Sansevero and Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto). Your inner history buff will appreciate Galleria Borbonica and Museo delle Arti Sanitarie. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Salerno (Museo Diocesano San Matteo di Salerno, Duomo di Salerno, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, explore the world behind art at Girolamini, examine the collection at LAES - La Napoli Sotterranea, and stop by Sol’Art Ceramiche.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Naples trip planner.

Getting from Positano to Naples by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Positano in December since evenings lows in Naples dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. Let the collections at Museu Picasso and Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares) capture your imagination. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, visit Las Ramblas, and view the masterpieces at La Virreina Centre de la Imatge.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip planning tool.

Fly from Naples to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Passeig de Gracia ©
Passeig de Gracia

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Let the collections at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and Catedral Primada. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum & Museo del Greco). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, take in the exciting artwork at Diseno Propio. Artesania., and take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Madrid online journey builder.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Barcelona in January: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 12°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

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Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and Roman Bridge. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Barrio Santa Cruz and Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba. Change things up with these side-trips from Seville: Ronda (Bodega Kieninger, Reservatauro Ronda, &more) and Historic Centre of Cordoba (in Cordoba). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, shop like a local with Corral del Arte, stop by Ceramica Artistica Colon, and admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Seville trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Madrid to Seville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, Seville is a bit warmer than Madrid - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

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Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, stroll through Playa de Mogan, then visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. On your second day here, gear up at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, then look for gifts at El Antojito. Chocolates y mas delicias, then kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, and finally make a trip to Calle Triana.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Maspalomas day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Maspalomas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seville in January; daily highs in Maspalomas reach 24°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Let the collections at Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum capture your imagination. Shop till you drop at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and The American Book Center. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Galerie Pulchri (in The Hague) and Prinsenkwartier (in Delft). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, shop like a local with Jetsetart Gallery, wander the streets of De 9 Straatjes, and view the masterpieces at Keramiek Atelier & Galerie Marjoke de Heer.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Maspalomas to Amsterdam in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Maspalomas in January, things will get colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 7°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Topography of Terror and Haus Schwarzenberg. Get some cultural insight at Memorial of the Berlin Wall and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. There's much more to do: make a trip to East Side Gallery, wander the streets of Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam), explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and stop by Potsdamer Platz.

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Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

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Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Step off the beaten path and head to Schloss Neuschwanstein and Kaiserburg Nurnberg. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Schloss Hohenschwangau and Munich Residenz. Venture out of the city with trips to Nuremberg (St. Lorenz Church, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Burgersaalkirche, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and engage your brain at Deutsches Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Munich trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Munich are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get a sense of the local culture at Salzburger Altstadt and Schloss Hellbrunn. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburger Christkindlmarkt. Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Kitzbuheler Innenstadt (in Kitzbuhel), Pro-Skischule (in Westendorf) and Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone (in Rattenberg). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Michaelbeuern, look for gifts at Christmas in Salzburg, and admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salzburg day trip tool.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

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Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunn Palace and Historic Center of Vienna. Explore hidden gems such as St. Stephen's Cathedral and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Albertina, admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at Leopold Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip builder.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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