46 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Berlin, Germany
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Paris, France
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Dublin, Ireland
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, walk around Vondelpark, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam tour planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Amsterdam, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in May; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 63°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

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.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Berliner Dom, wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, and take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin visit planner.

Fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.
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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.
Prague is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take a stroll through Lesser Town, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Prague attractions website.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Budapest online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Prague in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Budapest, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 3 nights

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.
Istanbul is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Istanbul journey website.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Istanbul is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Budapest in June, with lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, examine the collection at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

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

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Athens is minus 1 hour. In June, Athens is a bit warmer than Istanbul - with highs of 86°F and lows of 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Rome.
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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in June, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (San Francesco, Piazza del Campo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip builder site.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in Florence sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Venice online visit planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona day trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and stop by Alfama.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 60°F in Lisbon. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in July, you will find days in Paris are a bit cooler (79°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 4 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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and admire the striking features of Trinity College Dublin.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dublin sightseeing planning tool.

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. Traveling from Paris to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in July, things will get a bit cooler in Dublin: highs are around 68°F and lows about 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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