57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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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, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary website.

In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

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Brussels, Belgium

— 5 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

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Traveling by train from London to Brussels takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Brussels. Traveling from London in December, you will find days in Brussels are a bit cooler (7°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping
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Bruges, Belgium

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 1st (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Friet Museum, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, then admire the striking features of Stadhuis, then see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December in Bruges, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Hague (Sea Life Scheveningen & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery) and museum Beelden aan Zee (in Scheveningen). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, and don't miss a visit to Royal Palace Amsterdam.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In January in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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Berlin, Germany

— 5 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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Berlin online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 4 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 historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, don't miss a visit to Vaclavske namEsti, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and steep yourself in history at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), get to know the resident critters at Zoo Salzburg, and step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg holiday maker app.

You can drive from Prague to Salzburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Vienna, Austria

— 5 nights

City of Dreams

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vienna travel route builder website.

Drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
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Budapest, Hungary

— 4 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, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, shop like a local with Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In January in Budapest, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the flight 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 historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Budapest in January: highs in Istanbul hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) 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, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and delve into the mystery of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome trip maker app.

Getting from Istanbul to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Rome. When traveling from Istanbul in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rome, with highs around 15°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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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 historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, walk around Parc Guell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona day trip site.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can fly to Madrid.

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Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Catedral Primada, Museo del Greco, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the natural beauty at Real Jardin Botanico, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid journey builder website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in February, things will get little chillier in Madrid: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Side Trip

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in February, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to take a train back home.

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Side Trip

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