59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  24 h
1
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
8
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
12
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
13
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
14
Istanbul, Turkey
— 8 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Sydney, Australia

2
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. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice route builder tool.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In April, Venice is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip maker app.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Food Tours
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

4
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 11:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and shop like a local with La Boqueria.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 15:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, visit Alfama, and get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon route maker tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

4
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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in April; daily highs in Dublin reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh), The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to Tower of London, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the London attractions website.

You can fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In April in London, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cotswolds Distillery, Cotswold Archery, The Cotswold Brewing Company
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Le Marais, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Belfry of Bruges, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels vacation planning website.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 4:
Highlights from your plan
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

4
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam visit planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 4 — 8:
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Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, pause for some photo ops at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Prague are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks
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Prague Armory ©
Prague Armory
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vienna vacation planning website.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest online road trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
E-Exit Escape Game ©
E-Exit Escape Game
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

8
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 2 hours. May in Istanbul sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay May 20 — 28:
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Food Tours
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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