58 days in Europe Itinerary

58 days in Europe Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights

3
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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 inner history buff will appreciate Palace Square and Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Russian Museum and The Shadow Museum. Step out of St. Petersburg to go to Shlisselburg and see Oreshek Fortress, which is approximately 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Pushkin Apartment Museum, contemplate the long history of Memorial Sign Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island, and explore the historical opulence of Alexander Palace.

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

Brisbane, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Brisbane to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Brisbane in March, with highs in St. Petersburg at 2°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Oreshek Fortress
Highlights from your plan
The Anna Akhmatova Museum ©
The Anna Akhmatova Museum
Palace Square
Palace Square
Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum

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.
Get some historical perspective at Royal Palace and Skogskyrkogarden. Museum-lovers will appreciate ABBA The Museum and Munktellmuseet. Get out of town with these interesting Stockholm side-trips: Arsenalen - Sveriges Forsvarsfordonsmuseum (in Strangnas) and Uppsala (Museum Gustavianum, Uppsala Domkyrka, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Storkyrkan, and admire the striking features of Drottningholm Palace.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm online trip builder.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Stockholm by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm. In March, daytime highs in Stockholm are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Uppsala, Drottningholm Palace, Arsenalen - Sveriges Forsvarsfordonsmuseum, Munktellmuseet
Highlights from your plan
ABBA The Museum ©
ABBA The Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Surgeons' Hall Museums and Museum on the Mound. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Doune Castle and Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Stirling (National Wallace Monument & Church of the Holy Rude) and Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre (in Jedburgh). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh holiday planner.

Getting from Stockholm to Edinburgh by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Stockholm in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Edinburgh: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Jedburgh
Highlights from your plan
Pickering's Gin Distillery ©
Pickering's Gin Distillery
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums

3
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.
Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and 14 Henrietta Street. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Temple Bar, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, browse the collection at Marsh's Library, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Ireland.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin attractions tool.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In March, daytime highs in Dublin are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dublin

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

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) and Begijnhof. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Venture out of the city with trips to The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, Panorama Mesdag, &more). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and deepen your understanding at Body Worlds.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam travel route site.

Fly from Dublin to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Amsterdam. In March, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

The Hague
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon and Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (St. Annakerk (St Anne's Church), Torture Museum Oude Steen, &more) and Huisje van Majutte (in Blankenberge). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), visit Place St. Gery, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, and explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March in Brussels, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bruges, Huisje van Majutte
Highlights from your plan
René Magritte Museum ©
René Magritte Museum
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

5
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.
Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Latin Quarter. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Fondation Louis Vuitton, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and stop by Île de la Cité.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Paris driving holiday tool.

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Rua Augusta. Castelo de S. Jorge and Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina) will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Fatima (Basilica da Santissima Trindade & Capela Das Aparicoes). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museu Colecao Berardo, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Roque.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon vacation builder app.

You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in April; daily highs in Lisbon reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Fatima
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Igreja de Sao Roque ©
Igreja de Sao Roque

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. Discover out-of-the-way places like Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Villa d'Este in Tivoli, approximately Tivoli away. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, make a trip to Piazza Venezia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Rome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Rome. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
Highlights from your plan
Santa Maria Sopra Minerva ©
Santa Maria Sopra Minerva
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

5
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore and learn at Museo di San Marco and Pitti Palace. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Campanile di Giotto and Basilica of Santa Croce. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Pisa (Duomo di Pisa & Baptistery of St. John). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and engage your brain at Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Florence visit planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Vecchio ©
Palazzo Vecchio
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

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 Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Let the collections at Belvedere Palace and Leopold Museum capture your imagination. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Wachau Valley (in Joching), Burgruine Duernstein (in Durnstein) and Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt (in Melk). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Hofburg, get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, take an in-depth tour of Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kirche am Steinhof.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna holiday maker app.

You can fly from Florence to Vienna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in April, things will get little chillier in Vienna: highs are around 19°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wachau Valley, Burgruine Duernstein, Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Matthias Church and Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum. Appreciate the collections at House of Terror Museum and Miniversum Budapest. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, examine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

Plan my day in Budapest using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Budapest are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Highlights from your plan
House of Terror Museum ©
House of Terror Museum
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Suleymaniye Cami and Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam. Get some historical perspective at Hagia Sophia Museum and Eyüp Sultan Mosque. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, take a stroll through Beyoglu, and take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul road trip website.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Budapest in April, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Istanbul Archaeological Museum ©
Istanbul Archaeological Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

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