59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
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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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, and admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planning app.

Adelaide, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Budapest is minus 8.5 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Adelaide in November: highs in Budapest hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Vienna.
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Find places to stay Nov 15 — 19:

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Albertina, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna online trip builder.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Vienna are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 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.
On the 24th (Thu), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): take a stroll through Lesser Town, take in the views from Charles Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally laugh and play at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. November in Prague sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.
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Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Teylers Museum & Frans Hals Museum). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

Start your trip to Amsterdam by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Stadhuis, Belfry of Bruges, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, and browse the exhibits of Atomium.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.
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Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 5:

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and stop by Montmartre.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris travel route builder app.

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 5 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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, walk around Hyde Park, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, and don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in London are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Dublin.
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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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, walk around St Stephens Green, admire the landmark architecture of Trinity College Dublin, and explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, wander the streets of Alfama, and admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lisbon road trip planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Lisbon in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin in December, expect Lisbon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 18°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to 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.
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 Parque del Retiro, admire the natural beauty at Real Jardin Botanico, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To find where to stay and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in December: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 14°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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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 sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel route builder app.

Fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 7°C in Barcelona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly to Florence.
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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.
Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Guardastelle Vineyard in San Gimignano, about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 5 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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. January in Rome sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Istanbul.
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Find places to stay Jan 2 — 7:

Istanbul, Turkey — 4 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 sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Istanbul vacation planner.

You can fly from Rome to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Istanbul is 2 hours. While traveling from Rome, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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