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, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and contemplate the long history of Matthias Church.

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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. Traveling from Adelaide in November, you will find days in Budapest are colder (11°C), and nights are little chillier (2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Vienna.
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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, make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and examine the collection at Hofburg.

Before you visit Vienna, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to 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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally find something for the whole family at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Prague online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Amsterdam.
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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: museum Beelden aan Zee (in Scheveningen) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and stop by The Jordaan.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam travel route planner.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. November in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Historic Centre of Brugge, The Markt, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM).

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brussels trip app.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Brussels are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.
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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.
Paris is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Montmartre, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paris tour planning website.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to take a 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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 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: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, wander the streets of Temple Bar, stroll around St Stephens Green, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin road trip planning site.

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. December in Dublin sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can fly 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: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon tour itinerary 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. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in December; daily highs in Lisbon reach 18°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) 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.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico, and contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor.

To find out how to plan a trip to Madrid, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lisbon in December, with highs in Madrid at 14°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough 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: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and stroll around Parc Guell.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in December, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Guardastelle Vineyard in San Gimignano (about 1h 5 min away). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

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Getting from Barcelona to Florence by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to take a 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: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Istanbul.
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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: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , browse the exhibits of Galata Tower, and contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip 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. When traveling from Rome in January, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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