57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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57 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
10
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
11
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
13
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
14
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Step off the beaten path and head to Casa Mila - La Pedrera and Fundacio Joan Miro. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

Plan trip to Barcelona with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Barcelona is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Argentine Time (ART) to Central European Time (CET) is 4 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in January, with highs in Barcelona at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Museu Picasso ©
Museu Picasso
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'Orsay and Musee Rodin. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in January: high temperatures in Paris hover around 8°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Grand Place and Belgian Comic Strip Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Atomium. Step out of Brussels with an excursion to Chocolate Nation in Antwerp--about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), steep yourself in history at Parc du Cinquantenaire, explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles).

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Brussels online itinerary planner .

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 5°C by day to 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chocolate Nation
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Appreciate the collections at Groeningemuseum and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Historic Centre of Brugge and Gruuthusemuseum. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Markt, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and examine the collection at Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bruges day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Appreciate the collections at Anne Frank House and Frans Hals Museum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, steep yourself in history at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip site .

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vasa Museum and Skansen. Get outdoors at Stockholm Old Town and The Green Trails. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, learn about all things military at Royal Armory, see the interesting displays at Bonniers Konsthall, and learn more about the world around you at Swedish Museum of Natural History.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Stockholm road trip site .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Stockholm in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in January, with highs in Stockholm at 0°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Savior on the Spilled Blood. The State Hermitage Museum and Menshikov's Great Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, view the masterpieces at Tretyakov's Gallery, browse the exhibits of Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Vladimir Nabokov Museum.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg journey builder website .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to St. Petersburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg is 2 hours. In January, St. Petersburg is a bit cooler than Stockholm - with highs of -5°C and lows of -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Topkapi Palace. Let the collections at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) and Istanbul Modern capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, see the interesting displays at Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Istanbul tour planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Istanbul takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in January: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 10°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum ©
Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shoes on the Danube and Hospital in the Rock. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Halaszbastya, steep yourself in history at Hősök tere, take a stroll through Andrassy Avenue, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planner .

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Istanbul, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
House of Terror Museum ©
House of Terror Museum

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Center of Vienna and Schonbrunn Palace. Museum-lovers will get to explore Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), take an in-depth tour of Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and explore the world behind art at Leopold Museum.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Vienna are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

4
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.
Jewish Museum in Prague and St. George's Basilica will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like StaromEstske namEsti and Prague Castle. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, examine the collection at Czech Repubrick, stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Prague online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Jewish Museum in Prague ©
Jewish Museum in Prague

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Discover out-of-the-way places like St Mark's Campanile and Museo di Castelvecchio. Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Arena di Verona in Verona, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice journey planner.

You can fly from Prague to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In February, Venice is somewhat warmer than Prague - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Verona
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Basilica di Santa Croce. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Campo and Duomo di Siena. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Florence route maker website .

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Florence sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

5
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.
Colosseum and Roman Forum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Colle del Gianicolo and Catacombe di San Callisto. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, admire the landmark architecture of Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rome driving holiday planning app .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In February in Rome, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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