59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
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Pamukkale, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Nice, France
— 7 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and finally get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul visit planner.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Istanbul Airport, Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In August, daytime highs in Istanbul are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia ©
Hagia Sophia
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Galata Tower ©
Galata Tower

2
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Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale ©

Cotton Castle

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): Head underground at Kaklik Cave, stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, and then steep yourself in history at Hierapolis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pamukkale trip itinerary website.

Getting from Istanbul to Pamukkale by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours
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Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rome trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Pamukkale to Rome takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Pamukkale to Rome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

6
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace. Step out of the city life by going to Rockonda Rafting and Canyon Park. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to San Gimignano (Azienda Agricola San Quirico & Guardastelle Vineyard), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Siena (Battistero di San Giovanni, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip builder app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Florence. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nymphenburg Palace and Alte Pinakothek. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, make a trip to Marienplatz, and admire the landmark architecture of Frauenkirche.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Munich online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Munich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in August: high temperatures in Munich hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

6
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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get in touch with nature at Jungfraujoch and The Eiger. Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli (in Gimmelwald), Grindelwald (Grindelwald-First & Maennlichen) and Trümmelbachfälle (in Lauterbrunnen). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, admire the masterpieces at The Rosengart Collection, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lucerne itinerary builder.

Drive from Munich to Lucerne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Parasailing & Paragliding

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Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
We've included these beaches for you: Plage de Sylvabelle and Plage Naturiste De La Batterie. Rue d'Antibes and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Cannes (La Croisette, Le Suquet, &more), Plage de Jean Blanc (in Le Lavandou) and Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Easy Dive, awaken your taste buds at Azur Wine Tours, examine the collection at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Colgan's Brewery.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Nice trip planner.

You can fly from Lucerne to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Lucerne in August since evenings lows in Nice dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Azur Wine Tours ©
Azur Wine Tours
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Catedral Primada, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, take in the spiritual surroundings of Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Madrid travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Nice to Madrid by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nice in September: highs in Madrid hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Picnic Madrid ©
Picnic Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and L'Orangerie. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Paris travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

5
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights) & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery), Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more) and Delft (Maria van Jessekerk, Old Church, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and meet the residents at ARTIS.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vasa Museum and Skansen. Escape the urban bustle at Sodermalm and Riddarholmen. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Royal Palace, admire the striking features of Stockholm City Hall, steep yourself in history at Drottningholm Palace, and see the interesting displays at Royal Armory.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Stockholm trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Stockholm in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Amsterdam in September since evenings lows in Stockholm dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pergamonmuseum and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Berlin trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Stockholm to Berlin by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Palatinus Strandfürdő and Valley of the Beautiful Women. Venture out of the city with trips to Eger (Kovacs Nimrod Winery & Eger Castle). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, and ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest vacation planning site.

Getting from Berlin to Budapest by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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