59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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

3
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, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, and stop by The Jordaan.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam road trip website.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In January, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Bruges (Belfry of Bruges, Groeningemuseum, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, and ponder the world of politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice).

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brussels day trip tool.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 8:
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. January in Paris sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 13:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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.
When in London, make a side trip to see Cotswolds Distillery in Stourton, approximately Stourton away. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our London road trip planning app.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. January in London sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cotswolds Distillery
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 18:
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., make a trip to Grafton Street, and walk around St Stephens Green.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dublin itinerary planner.

You can fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). There's much more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

Find out how to plan Lisbon trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in January, with highs in Lisbon at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

3
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: make a trip to Casa Batllo, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, get your game on at Simuteca, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online visit planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Barcelona in January, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 4:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
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: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. February in Florence sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice vacation builder site.

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Venice are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

4
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: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, visit Ortakoy, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, and take a stroll through Taksim Square.

Plan my day in Istanbul using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Venice to Istanbul by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Venice to Istanbul. Traveling from Venice in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Food Tours
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Budapest road trip site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Istanbul to Budapest takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in February, expect nights in Budapest to be cooler, around -1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 18:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

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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: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and admire the striking features of Rathaus.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Prague day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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