55 days in Europe Itinerary

55 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
2
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
4
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
6
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
8
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
9
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
10
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
11
Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
12
Nice, France
— 2 nights
13
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
14
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
15
Venice, Italy
— 11 nights

3
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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, make a trip to Champs-Elysees, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paris online trip itinerary planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Paris is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -11 hour difference. Traveling from Auckland in July, you will find days in Paris are warmer (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in July, expect nights in London to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Active360 ©
Active360
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

4
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, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and get to know the resident critters at ARTIS.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online route planner.

You can fly from London to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 26th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Stolpersteine in Berlin, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to East Side Gallery, contemplate the long history of Bebelplatz, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, thenappreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Berlin travel planning app.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
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Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Vaclavske namEsti, and enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Prague planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July in Prague, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
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Walking tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

3
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Visegradi Bobpalya in Visegrad (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find maps and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trip

Visegradi Bobpalya
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): make a trip to Stephansplatz, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, thenget to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, thensee the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vienna holiday builder app.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In August in Vienna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Munich vacation planner.

Getting from Vienna to Munich by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Traveling from Vienna in August, Munich is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 11th (Wed), wander the streets of Old Town, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls, and then get a new perspective on things with Sciffmandli. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, thenlook for gifts at Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Zurich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for Bern on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Neuhausen am Rheinfall
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:
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Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Bern, Switzerland

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bern road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Zurich to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Bern, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bern

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Interlaken, Jungfraujoch
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aare River
Aare River

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, thendon't miss a visit to Place Massena, and then don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Marineland.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Nice trip builder app.

Getting from Bern to Nice by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bern in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Nice. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Marineland
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Pisa (Piazza dei Miracoli, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more) and Siena (Duomo di Siena & Piazza del Campo). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Nice to Florence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pisa, Siena
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. August in Rome sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 25:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

11
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Piazza del Santo, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more), Lignano Riviera (Chiesa dei Santi Ermacora e Fortunato & Riviera 6 - Bagno 6) and Circolo Ippico Lignanese (in Lignano Sabbiadoro). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take a memorable tour with Jolly Roger - Pirate Cruise at Sea, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Padua, Lignano Sabbiadoro, Bibione, Burano, Prosecco Hills
Find places to stay Aug 25 — Sep 5:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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