58 days in Western Europe Itinerary

58 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 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: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the London itinerary site.

Manchester to London is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay May 11 — 14:

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 with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip builder.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 14 — 19:

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: Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 19 — 24:

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 5 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 26th (Thu), spend a peaceful day at Tivoli Gardens. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, take a stroll through Stroeget, and ponder the design of Gefionspringvandet.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Copenhagen travel route planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 24 — 29:

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: admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin online road trip planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Berlin in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 3:

Vienna, Austria

— 4 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: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and walk around Prater.

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

Getting from Berlin to Vienna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:

Athens, Greece

— 4 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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vienna to Athens. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Vienna in June, with highs in Athens at 35°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:

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: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Fly from Athens to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Athens in June since evenings lows in Rome dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 15:

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in Florence sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:

Venice, Italy

— 3 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.
Venice is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Venice using our trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Venice sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:

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: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, visit Las Ramblas, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Venice to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 24:

Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, stroll around Casa de Campo, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Madrid road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, expect nights in Madrid to be slightly colder, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 28:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Quinta da Regaleira). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon. Traveling from Madrid in June, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 2:

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, walk around Phoenix Park, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dublin tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in July; daily highs in Dublin reach 23°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 7: