50 days in Europe Itinerary

50 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bristol, United Kingdom
Fly + Train:  4 h 15 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Train:  5 h 15 min
2
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Train:  4 h
3
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Positano, Italy
— 6 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
8
Naples, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h
10
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  3 h
11
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
12
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
End: Bristol, United Kingdom

5
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.
When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Madurodam in The Hague, approximately The Hague away. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Hotel Scooters, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, test your problem-solving skills at Mystery City Games, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam travel route builder website.

Bristol, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Bristol to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Madurodam
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Mystery City Games ©
Mystery City Games
Madurodam ©
Madurodam
Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) ©
Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)

6
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Sim Academy (in Opfikon), Grindelwald (Maennlichen, Bachalpsee Lake, &more) and Zurich (Lake Zurich & Swimming Pools Unter Letten). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Jungfraujoch, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, and stroll through The Eiger.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucerne online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Amsterdam to Lucerne takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in June: highs in Lucerne hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Zurich, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Interlaken, Lake Brienz
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

4
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, hike along Murmelweg Wanderung, don't miss a visit to Riffelsee, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zermatt trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Lucerne to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Aletsch Glacier
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Like a Venetian, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice vacation tool.

Getting from Zermatt to Venice by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Like a Venetian ©
Like a Venetian
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
When in Florence, make a side trip to see Guardastelle Vineyard in San Gimignano, approximately San Gimignano away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip site.

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Guardastelle Vineyard
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

5
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and walk around Parco Regionale dell'Appia Antica.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rome online road trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

6
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Castiglione (Spiaggia di castiglione & Lido di Ravello), Monte Finestra (in Tramonti) and Ravello (Duomo di Ravello & Villa Rufolo). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Fornillo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Grande, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and trek along Sentiero dei Limoni.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rome to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. July in Positano sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Praiano, Spiaggia di Atrani, Lido Capo di Conca
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

1
night
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Naples trip maker tool.

You can take a bus from Positano to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. In July, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Sant Feliu de Guixols) and Minigolf Carmanso (in Empuriabrava). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, stop by Las Ramblas, and get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Naples to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Minigolf Carmanso
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

1
night
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): kick back and relax at Larvotto Beach and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Exotique de Monaco.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Monte-Carlo trip builder app.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Barcelona to Monte-Carlo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Monte-Carlo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Jardin Exotique de Monaco
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Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco
Larvotto Beach ©
Larvotto Beach

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen (in Rouen). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Le Marais, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Paris vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and train from Monte-Carlo to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Monte-Carlo in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Paris, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
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The Live Thriller ©
The Live Thriller
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

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.
Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh) and Greystones Farm (in Bourton-on-the-Water). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, have some family-friendly fun at Old & New Photography, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in August, you will find days in London are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cotswold Archery, Greystones Farm
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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