58 days in Europe Itinerary

58 days in Europe Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 6 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 7 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 5 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Hvar, Croatia
— 1 night
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
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Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 2 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 6 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Bohemian Switzerland National Park. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, wander the streets of Lesser Town, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and visit Josefov.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Prague sightseeing planning app.

Paris, France to Prague is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Prague are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 6 nights

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.
Piazza San Marco and Piazza delle Erbe will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Canal Grande and ATN Laguna Sud. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Oasi Ca' di Mezzo (in Codevigo), Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Arena di Verona, &more) and Corte Moschina (in Ronca). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, stroll around Oasi Cervara - Nature Sanctuary, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Venice route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in April; daily highs in Venice reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 7 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll get in some beach time at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Portorož Beach. Popular historic sites such as Bled Island and St. Martin's Parish Church are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, Galerija Mikame, &more), Zusterna Beach (in Koper) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Spend the 19th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Ljubljana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Venice in April, Ljubljana is a bit cooler at night with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Zagreb, Croatia

— 5 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Rastoke will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Upper Town (Gornji Grad) and Mirogoj Cemetery. Explore Zagreb's surroundings by going to Plitvica (Burgeti Lakes, Gavanovac Lake, &more). The adventure continues: take the plunge with a skydiving experience, examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, make a trip to Tkalciceva, and get a taste of the local shopping with Dolac Market.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Zagreb in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Zagreb are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Get outdoors at Lokrum Island and Scuba & Snorkeling. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dubrovnik City Walls and The Franciscan Church and Monastery. When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, approximately Cavtat away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, make a trip to Pile Gate, and steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Dubrovnik journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Dubrovnik, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Hvar, Croatia

— 1 night

Croatian St. Tropez

The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Zavala Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, then kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach, and finally do a tasting at Tomic Winery.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip planning website.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Hvar by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Split, Croatia

— 3 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Diocletian's Palace and Cathedral of Saint Domnius. Spend the 6th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Dedicate the 5th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: stop by By Lyna Conceptstore.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Split route planner.

Ride a ferry from Hvar to Split in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Split

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Athens, Greece

— 6 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Visiting Glyfada Beach and Legrena Beach will get you outdoors. Visit Arvanitia beach and Kape Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Seahorse Dive Center (in Vari) and Nafplio (Church of Panaghia & Tiryns). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see photos and more tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Split to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Split to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Split in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Heraklion, Greece

— 2 nights
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stroll through Ligaria Beach, explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and then relax and rejuvenate at Aegeo Spas. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, then steep yourself in history at Castello del Molo (Koules), and finally take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Heraklion tour planning website.

You can fly from Athens to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In May in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Thessaloniki, Greece

— 2 nights

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): make a trip to White Tower of Thessaloniki, head outdoors with Nea Paralia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rotunda, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios, and finally make a trip to Aristotelous Square. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Ladadika District, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, then do a tasting at Ktima Gerovassiliou, and finally examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Thessaloniki day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Heraklion to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In May, daytime highs in Thessaloniki are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Greece

— 4 nights
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Visit St. Spyridon First Beach and Canal D'Amour for some beach relaxation. Your inner history buff will appreciate Corfu Museum of Asian Art and Mon Repos Palace. Take a break from Corfu Town with a short trip to Paleokastritsa Beach in Paleokastritsa, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Corfu Donkey Rescue, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Spiridon.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Corfu Town sightseeing app.

You can fly from Thessaloniki to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May in Corfu Town, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 7 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Colle del Gianicolo and Safari d'Arte. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Corfu Town to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Rome are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Greve in Chianti (Azienda Agricola Altiero (Winery) & Castello di Verrazzano), Poggio Amorelli (in Castellina In Chianti) and Castello Monterinaldi (in Radda in Chianti). Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francesco.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence holiday builder app.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for little chillier nights in Florence, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.

Croatia travel guide

4.4
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.