57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Helsinki, Finland
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Gallery and Greenwich. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and stroll around Hyde Park.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London road trip tool.

Auckland, New Zealand to London is an approximately 26.5-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to London, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Auckland in April, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in London: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Room Escape Games and Food Tours. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, take in panoramic vistas at A'dam Lookout, see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. April in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bruges.
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Bruges, Belgium — 3 nights

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic Centre of Brugge and The Markt. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Langemark Cemetery (in Langemark) and Ieper (Ypres) (Saint Julien Memorial & Hooge Crater Museum). The adventure continues: make a trip to Belfry of Bruges, admire the landmark architecture of Sint-Janshuismolen, take in the views from St Bonifacius Bridge, and sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bruges day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Luxembourg Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Bruges to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to El Born and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, don't miss a visit to Placa d'Espanya, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona online trip builder.

Fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in April, with highs in Barcelona at 22°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 5 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the local landmark of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome holiday site.

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 5 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Piazza del Duomo and Food Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala, Centro Storico di Siena, &more) and Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 4 nights

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Cannaregio, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Venice online trip builder.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Dubrovnik.
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 2 nights

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 6th (Sat), make a trip to Pile Gate, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik, then explore the galleries of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dominican Monastery. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Annunciation, then don't miss a visit to Bell Tower, and then step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Dubrovnik takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 3 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Temple of Hephaestus and Temple of Athena Nike. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, visit Plaka, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and make a trip to Erechtheion.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Athens online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubrovnik in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 4 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as State Hall of the Austrian National Library and St. Stephen's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, explore the different monuments and memorials at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), and admire the striking features of Kirche am Steinhof.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Vienna trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Vienna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Vienna. In May, Vienna is slightly colder than Athens - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Food Tours. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of St Stephen.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip maker site.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 2 nights

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid, then take in nature's colorful creations at Landbohojskolens Have, then walk around Frederiksberg Have, and finally don't miss a visit to Frederiksberg Slot. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinitatis Kirke, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, then admire the masterpieces at Davids Samling (The David Collection), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Copenhagen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in May, things will get a bit cooler in Copenhagen: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.
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Find places to stay May 17 — 19:

Stockholm, Sweden — 3 nights

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Explore hidden gems such as Stockholm City Hall and Linnaeus Garden. Take a break from Stockholm with a short trip to Uppsala Domkyrka in Uppsala, about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, explore the galleries of Royal Palace, see the interesting displays at Skansen, and get to know the fascinating history of Strandvagen.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Stockholm trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Copenhagen to Stockholm by combination of train, taxi, and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Helsinki.
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Helsinki, Finland — 3 nights

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and stroll around Kaivopuisto.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour builder site.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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