59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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59 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  22​h
1
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
11
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Perth, Australia

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, get great views at Mount Lycabettus, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Athens road trip planning tool .

Perth, Australia to Athens is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Athens is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Perth in December, expect nights in Athens to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are colder, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip website .

Fly from Athens to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Rome is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in December, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

3
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.
Step out of Venice with an excursion to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua--about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find photos and tourist information, use the Venice trip planning tool .

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, Venice is slightly colder than Rome - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

4
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc Guell, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Venice - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Le Marais, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, Paris is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Feldon Valley, Cotswolds (in Brailes) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). There's much more to do: take in the views from Tower Bridge, have some family-friendly fun at Flight Experience London - Flight Simulator, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, and test your team's savvy at Locked In A Room.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the London trip planner .

Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Feldon Valley, Cotswolds, Cotswolds Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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.
Step out of Dublin to go to Kilkenny and see Kilkenny Castle, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, wander the streets of Grafton Street, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin online trip itinerary planner .

Fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daytime highs in Dublin are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny Castle
Highlights from your plan
GoQuest North Finglas Exit 5 M50 ©
GoQuest North Finglas Exit 5 M50
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol

3
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.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, ponder the world of politics at Stockholm City Hall, head off the coast to Stockholm Old Town, and find something for the whole family at Junibacken.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Stockholm online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Stockholm takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Stockholm is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in December, things will get slightly colder in Stockholm: highs are around 3°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Junibacken ©
Junibacken

4
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for theme parks, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, test your team's savvy at TIMEQUEST Escape Rooms Copenhagen, and take a stroll through Stroeget.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Copenhagen trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Stockholm to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in January, with highs in Copenhagen at 3°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Neighborhoods Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

5
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, get in on the family fun at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti, and pause for some serene contemplation at Katedrala Svateho Vita.

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Getting from Copenhagen to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Fun & Games Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Prague Tours Direct Shooting Trips ©
Room Escape Games
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

5
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, get in on the family fun at Prater, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vienna road trip planning tool .

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Prater ©
Prater

5
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Halaszbastya, pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and have fun at Budapest Shooting.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Budapest travel route planner.

You can take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Budapest are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Palatinus Strandfürdő ©
Palatinus Strandfürdő
Hősök tere ©
Hősök tere

3
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and steep yourself in history at Galata Tower.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Budapest in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Istanbul, with highs around 10°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi

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