52 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Dublin, Ireland — 5 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Thomastown (Jerpoint Abbey & Jerpoint Park) and Kilkenny (Black Abbey & Kilkenny Castle). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, make a trip to Merrion Square, steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

Boston, USA to Dublin is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Boston in May, expect Dublin to be a bit cooler, temps between 59°F and 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and make a trip to Tower Bridge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our London travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, daily temperatures in London can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, take a stroll through Le Marais, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip maker site.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 5 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Grote Markt, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more), The Hague (Japanese Garden & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)) and Keukenhof (in Lisse). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip builder website.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for little chillier days in Amsterdam, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can fly to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 4 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, admire the natural beauty at Großer Tiergarten, wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Berlin day trip site.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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 sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Prague online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Prague are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and contemplate the long history of St. Gellert Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip maker tool.

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Prague, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to fly to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 3 nights

Queen of Cities

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 sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern | Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, and delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern.

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Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can fly to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Monastiraki, get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Athens is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Istanbul in July, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 91°F and 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Rome.
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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, appreciate the history behind La Pieta, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 70°F in Rome. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Scuola di Cucina di Lella, Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Florence, with lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Venice.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, then contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Venice sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 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.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip maker.

You can fly from Venice to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Lisbon, with lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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