59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and Irish Whiskey Museum. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., get engrossed in the history at The Little Museum of Dublin, and wander the streets of Temple Bar.

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Philadelphia, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Dublin, with lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Walking tours
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Edinburgh Old Town and National Museum of Scotland. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

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You can fly from Dublin to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In January in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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BobCat Alpacas ©
BobCat Alpacas
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Gallery and Natural History Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, walk around Hyde Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read London tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in London are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Hayman's Distillery ©
Hayman's Distillery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Montmartre. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and stop by Le Marais.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris driving holiday site.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Jordaan and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and make a trip to Royal Palace Amsterdam.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip maker site.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 43°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 25:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Beer Tastings & Tours and Lesser Town. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, get in on the family fun at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and examine the collection at NaFilM: National film museum.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip maker.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, expect Prague to be slightly colder, temps between 36°F and 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Beer Tastings & Tours
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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 Historic Center of Vienna and Rathaus. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shoes on the Danube Bank and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Budapest online tour builder.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. February in Budapest sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Areas of Istanbul and Suleymaniye Cami . Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: 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 February, expect Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, temps between 50°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 9:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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.
Explore hidden gems such as La Pieta and Palatine Hill. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Rome is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in February, you will find days in Rome are somewhat warmer (57°F), and nights are a bit cooler (41°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 13:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
La Pieta ©
La Pieta
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Piazza del Campo and Piazza del Duomo. Step out of Florence to go to Siena and see Duomo di Siena, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Florence are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Royal Palace of Madrid and EXIT Madrid. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Casa de la Panaderia, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip site.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in February, expect Madrid to be slightly colder, temps between 52°F and 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and Quinta da Regaleira. Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Sintra National Palace, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: visit Bairro Alto, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon online tour itinerary maker.

Fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Madrid in February; daily highs in Lisbon reach 60°F and lows reach 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Walking tours
Bairro Alto ©
Bairro Alto

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