57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 6 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Finlyandskiy Railway Station and Nevsky Gate. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Moscow Gate and Palais de Tauride. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Kameronova Gallery Museum, steep yourself in history at Anichkov Palace Saint Petersburg City Palace of Youth Creativity, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and don't miss a visit to Petrovskaya embankment.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our St. Petersburg driving holiday planner.

Melbourne, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Melbourne to St. Petersburg. In August, St. Petersburg is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Stockholm, Sweden

— 3 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Visit Wenngarn Hotell & Konferens and Mariakyrkan for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fjaderholmarna and Kungsholmens Kyrka. When in Stockholm, make a side trip to see S:t Olofs Church Ruins in Sigtuna, approximately Sigtuna away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sofia Kyrka, take in the pleasant sights at Vinterviken, get outside with Skinnarviksberget, and admire the striking features of Hedvig Eleonora Kyrka.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Stockholm travel route planning tool.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Stockholm in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm is minus 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Stockholm are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Stockholm

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to NaFilM: National film museum and Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Vrtba Garden and Waldstein Palace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Prague: Terezin (Památník Terezín - Národní hřbitov, Mala Pevnost (Small Fortress), &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Speculum Alchemiae Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Salvator, make a trip to Church of Saint Ludmila, and steep yourself in history at Brick Gate.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Prague using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Stockholm in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Prague: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): join the crowd at Hungaroring, identify plant and animal life at Lazar Equestrian Park, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Godollo, see the interesting displays at Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, then enjoy some diversion at Budapest Shooting, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Michael's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with City Park Városliget, see the interesting displays at Szabó Marzipan Museum, examine the collection at Mikrocsodak Muzeuma, then head off the coast to Priest's Island (Pap-sziget), then make a trip to Roman Beach, and finally learn about winemaking at Faust Wine Cellar.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest vacation planning website.

Getting from Prague to Budapest by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or fly. When traveling from Prague in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Vienna, Austria

— 3 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Wachau Valley and Burgruine Duernstein. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Michael's Church and Stift Durnstein. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Stift Heiligenkreuz (in Heiligenkreuz), Castle Grafenegg (in Grafenegg) and Burg Liechtenstein (in Maria Enzersdorf). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stift Klosterneuburg, visit Alte Donau, and make a trip to Michaelerplatz.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Schober Frauenkopf Mountain, explore the activities along Lake Wolfgang, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Gilgen, see the interesting displays at Musik Instrumenten Museum Der Volker, then hike along The Pilgrim's Way, and finally get outside with Schwarzensee. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapuzinerkloster, shop like a local with Alte furst-erzbischofliche Hofapotheke, get outside with Lamprechtshohle, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Johannes am Imberg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Michaelskirche, and finally steep yourself in history at Kommune Gruft.

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

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take a memorable tour with Paragliding Jungfrau, pause for some serene contemplation at Lauterbrunnen Church, hike along North face Trail, then make a trip to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Blumental Panorama Trail, and finally take some stellar pictures from Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Giessbachfälle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Axalp, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Faulhorn, then hike along Maennlichen Romantic Trail, and finally wander the streets of Alpiglen.

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

You can drive from Salzburg to Grindelwald in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Saint Paul's Church and Museum Mayer van den Bergh. Get some historical perspective at Cogels Osylei and Chateau de Modave. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: RAVeL Spa - Francorchamps - Stavelot (in Spa), Eglise Saint-Loup (in Namur) and Notre-Dame (in Huy). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest, steep yourself in history at Abdij van Vlierbeek, explore the different monuments and memorials at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, and explore the historical opulence of Alden Biesen.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planning app.

Do a combination of train and flight from Grindelwald to Brussels in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 6 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.
Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis and Hotel Groslot will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Église Saint-Étienne-du-Mont and St. Maclou's Church. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Rouen (Eglise Saint-Vivien, Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen, &more), Versailles (Cathedrale Saint Louis & Le Petit Trianon) and Senlis (Le Cachot, Cathedrale notre-dame de Senlis, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, get to know the fascinating history of Ruelle des Chats, wander the streets of 1st Arrondissement, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Église Sainte-Madeleine.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris tour itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in August: highs in Paris hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dublin, Ireland

— 6 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.
Medieval Mile Museum and St Peter's Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Irish Military War Museum & Family Park and Jerpoint Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Bray Head (in Bray), The Island Golf Club (in Donabate) and Blessington Lakes (in Wicklow). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Dublin Mountains, whizz through the canopy at Zipit Forest Adventures, step into the grandiose world of Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre, and take in the dramatic natural features at Howth Hills.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Paris in September, with highs in Dublin at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Maspalomas, Spain

— 3 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 9th (Thu), kick back and relax at Playa de Patalavaca, take in the dramatic natural features at Barranco de Mogan, take some stellar pictures from Mirador del Balcon, kick back and relax at Las Salinas, then delve into the lush surroundings at Los Tilos de Moya, and finally kick back and relax at Playa del Confital. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Lopesan Meloneras Golf, enjoy some diversion at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, indulge in some personalized pampering at Thai Holistic Massage, head off-road at Quad Maspalomas, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mirador Degollada De La Yegua, and finally take a tour by water with Carp Gran Canaria.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Maspalomas day trip website.

You can fly from Dublin to Maspalomas in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Dublin in September, you will find days in Maspalomas are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are much warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 6 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Guardastelle Vineyard and San Gimignano 1300. Your inner history buff will appreciate Centro storico di Monteriggioni and Palazzo della Corgna - Palazzo Ducale. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Gaiole in Chianti (Castello di Brolio & Barone Ricasoli), Castello di Lucardo (in Lucardo) and Siena (Scuola di Cucina di Lella, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, &more). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Enoteca Falorni, enjoy unforgettable views with Ballooning in Tuscany, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita, Cortona, and examine the collection at Convento di San Francesco.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence tour builder website.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Florence takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Maspalomas in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza del Campidoglio and Chiesa del Gesu. Explore hidden gems such as Domus Aurea and Abbazia di Fossanova. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Museo Storico Piana delle Orme (in Borgo Faiti), Terracina (Cattedrale di Terracina & Old Town) and Monastero di Santa Scolastica (in Subiaco). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro, delve into the distant past at Foro di Cesare, steep yourself in history at Viterbo Historic Centre, and admire the striking features of Palazzo dei Papi.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rome planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Greece

— 6 nights
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
You'll get in some beach time at Agios Gordios Beach and Ermones Beach. Get outdoors at Kaiser's Throne and Issos Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Gardenos Beach (in Gardenos), Marathias Beach (in Marathias) and Katoulla Beach (in Lefkimi). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vlacherna Monastery, enjoy the sand and surf at Mirtiotissa Beach, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bataria Beach.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Corfu Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Rome to Corfu Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips