59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly + Train:  24 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 7 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 15 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Bordeaux, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
11
Avignon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
12
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
13
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
14
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
15
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
16
Split, Croatia
— 9 nights
End: Split, Croatia

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Moreton-in-Marsh (The Cotswold Cheese Company & Cotswold Archery) and Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf (in Stratford-upon-Avon). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read London holiday builder site.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in June; daily highs in London reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf
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Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf ©
Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: Kilkenny (Go With The Flow - River Adventures & Kilkenny Castle). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, wander the streets of Temple Bar, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and see where the action happens at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from London to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, and then walk around St. James's Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): examine the collection at Madame Tussauds London, make a trip to Covent Garden, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our London online attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
St. James's Park ©
St. James's Park
Speed Boats Tours

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris visit planning website.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the galleries of La Cite du Vin, make a trip to The Water Mirror, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux online route planner.

Take a train from Paris to Bordeaux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Bordeaux can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Museums Fun & Games
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La Cite du Vin
La Cite du Vin
The Water Mirror ©
The Water Mirror
Room Escape Games

3
nights
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Sebastian - Donostia: Bilbao (Taberna Plaza Nueva & Room Escape Games). Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, wander the streets of Parte Vieja, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Concha Beach, and have some family-friendly fun at Let's get Basque!.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Sebastian - Donostia trip planner.

Drive from Bordeaux to San Sebastian - Donostia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in San Sebastian - Donostia are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bilbao
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 9th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and finally make a trip to Plaza de Oriente.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Sebastian - Donostia to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in July, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 40°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary website.

Getting from Madrid to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Madrid in July; daily highs in Lisbon reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

3
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Valencia is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanografic Valencia, and get to know the resident critters at Bioparc Valencia.

To see photos and other tourist information, read our Valencia sightseeing planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Valencia by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Valencia, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia

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, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Avignon, France

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
On the 22nd (Wed), explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Angladon, then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, and finally take in the views from Pont d'Avignon. Keep things going the next day: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then sample the fine beverages at Distillerie A. Blachere, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rocher des Doms.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Avignon trip planner.

You can drive from Barcelona to Avignon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Avignon, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Avignon

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Distillerie A. Blachere, Carrieres des Lumieres
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Distillerie A. Blachere ©
Distillerie A. Blachere

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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 24th (Fri): make a trip to Promenade des Anglais and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, stop by Vieille Ville, then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally make a trip to Place Massena.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nice online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Nice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Avignon in July: highs in Nice hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, Marineland
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

3
nights
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Lauterbrunnen is known for nature, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, and don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lauterbrunnen vacation builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nice to Lauterbrunnen. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, St. Beatus Hoehlen, Schynige Platte, 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo.

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You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Milan in 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Milan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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.
Go for a jaunt from Venice to Padua to see Scrovegni Chapel about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Venice sightseeing planner.

Getting from Milan to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Split.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

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

9
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hvar (Franciscan Monastery & Spanjola), Historic City of Trogir (in Trogir) and Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) (in Zadar). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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Getting from Venice to Split by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In August in Split, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Hvar, Gaspina mlinica, Church Of St. Roch, Historic City of Trogir, Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 13:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

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