49 days in Europe Itinerary

49 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe Trip Planner

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Ghent, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
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Toledo, Spain
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Haarlem, The Netherlands

Flower City

Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Bavo and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo).

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Haarlem sightseeing tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Haarlem is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Haarlem. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in May; daily highs in Haarlem reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ghent.

Things to do in Haarlem

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 2 — 3:

Ghent, Belgium

— 2 nights
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
On the 3rd (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Kraanlei, then join in the after-dark buzz at Dulle Griet, then explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, and finally take a stroll through Patershol. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, and then admire the masterpieces at Design Museum Gent.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ghent trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Haarlem to Ghent in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:

Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Île de la Cité and Paris Plage. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Louvre Museum and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and visit Le Marais.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris vacation app.

You can take a train from Ghent to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 4 — 8:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Let the collections at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Igreja de Sao Roque capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Praia da ursa and Praia do Magoito. Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Alfama, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Jardim Zoologico, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Paris to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 8 — 13:

Seville, Spain

— 3 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Barrio Santa Cruz and Royal Alcázar of Seville are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and don't miss a visit to Torre del Oro.

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Getting from Lisbon to Seville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Seville. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Toledo.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:

Toledo, Spain

— 1 night

City of Three Cultures

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada, and then make a trip to Plaza De Zocodover.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Toledo online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Toledo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Toledo when traveling from Seville in May, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 16 — 17:

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. You'll discover tucked-away gems like El Born and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. When in Barcelona, make a side trip to see Vila Vella (Old Town) in Tossa de Mar, approximately Tossa de Mar away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by train from Toledo to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 17 — 21:

Nice, France

— 2 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, then take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and then steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Lérins Islands.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Barcelona to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 21 — 23:

Genoa, Italy

— 2 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museo di Palazzo Reale, then steep yourself in history at Abbazia di San Fruttuoso, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia del Silenzio. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Galata Museo del Mare, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Ducale, and then get to know the fascinating history of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Genoa vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Genoa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Genoa

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 23 — 25:

Venice, Italy

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and then take advantage of the amenities at Blue Moon. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Capannina Beach.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Venice itinerary builder.

Getting from Genoa to Venice by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 25 — 27:

Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piazza del Campo and Duomo di Siena. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Castello di Verrazzano (in Greve in Chianti). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and enjoy the sand and surf at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip website.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 27 — 31:

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the natural beauty at Orti Farnesiani sul Palatino, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di Priscilla, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria della Vittoria.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome driving holiday website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, then steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, then take a stroll through Old Town, and then take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

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You can fly from Rome to Dubrovnik in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Rome in June, expect nights in Dubrovnik to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:

Vienna, Austria

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Heeresgeschichtliches Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Stephen's Cathedral and Wachau Valley. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and see the interesting displays at The Third Man Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Vienna tour itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Vienna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dubrovnik in June since evenings lows in Vienna dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:

Budapest, Hungary

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Buda Castle and Matthias Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Széchenyi Thermal Bath. Step out of Budapest to go to Szentendre and see Priest's Island (Pap-sziget), which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, get to know the resident critters at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, and take in the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Budapest online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:

Zagreb, Croatia

— 1 night

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, then take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and then walk around Zrinjevac.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zagreb online visit planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 17:

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): examine the collection at Slovenian Ethnographic Museum and then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

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Drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In June in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18: