56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
11
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
12
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
13
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
14
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
15
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: London, United Kingdom

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder and A'dam Lookout. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk) and Canals area (in Utrecht). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and steep yourself in history at Begijnhof.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam travel route planner.

London, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. April in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

World Heritage Kinderdijk, Canals area, Zaanse Schans
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Paris, France

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ile Saint-Louis and Vieux Bassin. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Chateau Royal de Blois (in Blois) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Reims). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

Make your Paris itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Chateau Royal de Blois, Vieux Bassin, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beer Tastings & Tours and Food Tours. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Wallace Collection, enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Garden, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and take a stroll through Greenwich.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our London itinerary builder app.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Food Tours
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Royal Yacht Britannia. There's much more to do: stroll around Holyrood Park, sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Pickering's Gin Distillery ©
Pickering's Gin Distillery
Food Tours
Holyrood Park ©
Holyrood Park

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Wicklow Mountains National Park (in Glendalough Village) and Glendalough Cathedral (in Vale of Glendalough). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Temple Bar, stroll around St Stephens Green, and see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dublin route maker site.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. April in Dublin sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vale of Glendalough
Highlights from your plan
14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Walking tours
Room Escape Games

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Miradouro da Senhora do Monte and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima. Venture out of the city with trips to Cabo da Roca (in Colares), Obidos Village (in Obidos) and Parque Natural da Arrabida (in Setubal). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in May: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cabo da Roca, Obidos Village, Parque Natural da Arrabida, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Miradouro da Senhora do Monte ©
Miradouro da Senhora do Monte
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Food Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Mirador del Valle, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de Cibeles, get your game on at EXIT Madrid, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Madrid driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Toledo
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Food Tours
Palacio de Cibeles ©
Palacio de Cibeles

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Vila Vella (Old Town) and El Born. There's lots more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, walk around Parc Guell, and engage your brain at CosmoCaixa Barcelona.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Vila Vella (Old Town)
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Food Tours

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Cascata delle Marmore. Venture out of the city with trips to Monastero Di S.Benedetto (in Subiaco) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and appreciate the history behind La Pieta.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rome itinerary site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Rome are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Monastero Di S.Benedetto, Duomo di Orvieto, Cascata delle Marmore
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls ©
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Basilica of Santa Maria Novella. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Florence trip simple and quick.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Walking tours

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuola Grande di San Rocco and San Giorgio Maggiore. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Venice online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lesser Town and St. Vitus Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Prague: The State Chateau of Hluboká (in Hluboka nad Vltavou) and Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost (in Terezin). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Prague tour itinerary site.

You can fly from Venice to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Venice in May, with highs in Prague at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

The State Chateau of Hluboká, Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Lesser Town
Lesser Town

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Room Escape Games and Ringstrasse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vienna: KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen (in Mauthausen), Maria Taferl (in Maria Taferl) and Melk Abbey (in Melk). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Stephansplatz, get lost in a book at Osterreichischen Nationalbibliothek, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vienna online itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Vienna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen, Maria Taferl, Melk Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Room Escape Games
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, have some family-friendly fun at Invisible Exhibition, and don't miss a visit to 3d Gallery Budapest.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June in Budapest, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): walk around Emirgan Park, take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, then stroll around Gulhane Park, then admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Istanbul trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Istanbul in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Gulhane Park ©
Gulhane Park
Walking tours

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