47 days in Europe Itinerary

47 days in Europe Itinerary

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47 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Boracay, Philippines
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
10
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
13
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Boracay, Philippines

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Let the collections at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Istanbul Modern Museum capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Galata Tower. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rustem Pasha Mosque, admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul route planner.

Boracay, Philippines to Istanbul is an approximately 20-hour combination of ferry, bus, and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boracay to Istanbul is minus 5 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Boracay in February: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 11°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Istanbul

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace and Sovereign's Fun are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Russian Museum, don't miss a visit to Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg, and pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church.

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

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to St. Petersburg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Istanbul in February: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around -1°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 13:
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Jewish Museum in Prague and National Gallery in Prague. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Prague Castle and Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, wander the streets of Old Town Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Kostel Panny Marie Pred Tynem, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Prague trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague is minus 2 hours. Traveling from St. Petersburg in February, things will get a bit warmer in Prague: highs are around 5°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Jewish Museum in Prague ©
Jewish Museum in Prague

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.
You'll explore and learn at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum). Imperial Palace (Hofburg) and Schonbrunn Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Albertina, and make a trip to Haus der Musik Wien.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vienna itinerary planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Vienna sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 20:
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Bastion and Dohány Street Synagogue. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, step into the grandiose world of Buda Castle, get engrossed in the history at Hungarian National Museum (Magyar Nemzeti Muzeum), and admire the striking features of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest vacation maker tool .

You can take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Budapest

#Historic Sites, #Museums
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Dohány Street Synagogue ©
Dohány Street Synagogue

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.
Get some cultural insight at Anne Frank House and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Willet-Holthuysen Museum will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, examine the collection at Museum Het Schip, get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam sightseeing planner .

Getting from Budapest to Amsterdam by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 26:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
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.
Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum and Atomium. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice).

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brussels trip planning website .

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 1:
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Louvre Museum and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Appreciate the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, don't miss a visit to Pere-Lachaise Cemetery (Cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise), and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris sightseeing planner .

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 5:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Let the collections at Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum capture your imagination. Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and browse the exhibits of Churchill War Rooms.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the London itinerary planner .

Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in London

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza) and Catedral Primada. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, steep yourself in history at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Campo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner .

Traveling by flight from London to Madrid takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Madrid is 1 hour. When traveling from London in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Appreciate the collections at Casa Batllo and Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, explore the historical opulence of Montjuic Castle, don't miss a visit to Carrer Montcada, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona sightseeing app .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in March, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Let the collections at Uffizi Galleries and Galleria dell'Accademia capture your imagination. Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Palazzo Vecchio for their historical value. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Siena Cathedral in Siena--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and examine the collection at Museo di San Marco.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Florence driving holiday planning tool .

You can fly from Barcelona to Florence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Florence, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

Siena Cathedral
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 19:
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Peter's Basilica and Church of St. Louis of the French. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. March in Rome sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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