52 days in Europe Itinerary

52 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Cork, Ireland
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  6 h 15 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
+4
Fly + Bus + Train + Foot + Ferry:  7 h 30 min
10
Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
12
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
13
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
14
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h 30 min
End: Cork, Ireland

3
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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, stroll around Hyde Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip builder website.

Cork, Ireland to London is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Cork, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Paris hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, walk around Vondelpark, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, and explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht).

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip site.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in Amsterdam are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Thorvaldsens Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, and walk around Frederiksberg Have.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip site.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

5
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and make a trip to Palace Square.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg day trip planner.

Fly from Copenhagen to St. Petersburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to St. Petersburg is 2 hours. In July in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, wander the streets of Lesser Town, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and steep yourself in history at Powder Tower.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from St. Petersburg, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

4
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vienna online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

4
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, and steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Budapest travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Budapest, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, and admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Istanbul in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Positano.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Tuzak ©
Tuzak
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Ravello (Ravello - Atrani Walk, Villa Rufolo, &more), Sentiero dei Limoni (in Maiori) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Fornillo, head outdoors with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Grande, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Positano trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and ferry from Istanbul to Positano takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, train, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Positano. August in Positano sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Praiano, Atrani, Lido Capo di Conca
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To plan Rome vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Positano to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with a short trip to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Florence day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Florence. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

3
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Florence in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, hunt for treasures at Feira da Ladra, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lisbon day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Lisbon. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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