55 days in Europe Itinerary

55 days in Europe Itinerary

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55 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Budapest, Hungary
1
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  1​h
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Bilbao, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
12
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
13
Firenzuola, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
14
Bologna, Italy
— 1 night
15
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
16
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
17
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
18
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
End: Budapest, Hungary

1
night
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): make a trip to Ulica Florianska, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, and finally hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Krakow trip planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Krakow is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Budapest in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Krakow: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) ©
Sukiennice (Cloth Hall)

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Topographie des Terrors and then admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

Find out how to plan Berlin trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Krakow to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Topographie des Terrors ©
Topographie des Terrors

5
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Appreciate the collections at Rijksmuseum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Haarlem (Grote Markt & Frans Hals Museum). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Leidseplein, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and explore the world behind art at Willet-Holthuysen Museum.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam attractions planner.

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
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 explore and learn at Westminster Abbey and National Gallery. Popular historic sites such as Buckingham Palace and Churchill War Rooms are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the London sightseeing planning tool .

You can fly from Amsterdam to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to London due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in London can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

1
night
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 27th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Glasgow online driving holiday planner .

Fly from London to Glasgow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. June in Glasgow sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Let the collections at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Scottish National Gallery capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh journey planner.

You can take a train from Glasgow to Edinburgh in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In June in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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.
Kilmainham Gaol and National Gallery of Ireland will appeal to museum buffs. Shop till you drop at Grafton Street and Gallery of Photography. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Ferns Castle (in Ferns), Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe) and Malahide Castle (in Malahide). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Temple Bar, stop by Cleo Knitwear, catch a live event at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daytime highs in Dublin are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Curracloe Beach, Malahide Castle, Ferns Castle
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Azkorri.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bilbao travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Dublin to Bilbao by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Bilbao. Traveling from Dublin in July, expect Bilbao to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Bilbao

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Casa Batllo and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Popular historic sites such as El Barri Gòtic and Barcelona Cathedral are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: walk around Parc Guell, enjoy the sand and surf at Barceloneta Beach, appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and get a taste of the local shopping with Passeig de Gracia.

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

Getting from Bilbao to Barcelona by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bilbao in July since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 25°C. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, look for gifts at A Outra Face da Lua, then wander the streets of Belém Tower, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Quinta da Regaleira, then see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and then take a stroll through Alfama.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon online road trip planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Western European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Lisbon. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums. Galleria Borghese and Musei Capitolini will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Villa Adriana in Tivoli--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Lisbon to Rome, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rome, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and The Baptistery of St. John. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Santa Brigida to see Castello del Trebbio about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Florence tour planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Florence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Firenzuola.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
Highlights from your plan
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

1
night
Firenzuola, Italy

Firenzuola
To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Firenzuola day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Florence to Firenzuola takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You will leave for Bologna on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Firenzuola

Parks Nature Museums

1
night
Bologna, Italy

Bologna
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bologna road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Firenzuola to Bologna takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 24th (Mon), you'll travel to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Nightlife Historic Sites Museums

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica di San Marco and Piazza San Marco are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Doge's Palace and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Venice tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Bologna to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
On the 29th (Sat), wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana tour itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Venice to Ljubljana in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Venice in July, expect Ljubljana to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 17°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

5
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.
Do your shopping at Vienna Naschmarkt and Altmann & Kühne. Get some cultural insight at Belvedere Palace and Imperial Palace (Hofburg). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, see the interesting displays at Leopold Museum, and shop like a local with Dorotheum.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Vienna trip planner .

You can fly from Ljubljana to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

5
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.
Visit Matthias Church and Dohány Street Synagogue for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Halaszbastya, explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and shop like a local with Andrassy Avenue.

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

You can take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Budapest sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
House of Terror Museum ©
House of Terror Museum

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