51 days in Europe Itinerary

51 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Basel, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Les Genevez, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 7 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Visit HMS Belfast and Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and King's College Chapel. Change things up with a short trip to IWM Duxford in Duxford (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Westminster, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip site.

Lucknow, India to London is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lucknow to London is minus 5.5 hours. In August, London is much colder than Lucknow - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

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Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

Birmingham, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Black Country Living Museum and Birmingham Back to Backs. Get a sense of the local culture at Worcester Cathedral and Lichfield Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Birmingham: Cannock Chase AONB (in Stafford), Kenilworth Castle (in Kenilworth) and Stratford-upon-Avon (The MAD Museum, Holy Trinity Church, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Tewkesbury Abbey.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Birmingham trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to Birmingham in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Birmingham sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:

Manchester, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Conwy Castle and Conwy Town Walls. Get some historical perspective at Lyme Park and Saltaire Village. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: Skipton Castle (in Skipton), Quarry Bank (in Styal) and Smallest House in Britain (in Conwy). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Bronte Parsonage Museum and see the interesting displays at The Manchester Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Manchester itinerary planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to Manchester in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Manchester, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:

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.
Kilkenny Castle and EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Venture out of the city with trips to Irish Military War Museum & Family Park (in Starinagh), Kilkenny (Rothe House and Garden & Smithwick's Experience) and Donore (Newgrange & Bru na Boinne). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, admire the striking features of Áras an Uachtaráin, see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michan's Church.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Manchester to Dublin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

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Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:

Paris, France

— 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee Rodin and The Army Museum. Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, examine the collection at Atelier des Lumieres, and admire the masterpieces at Petit Palais.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip app.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in August: high temperatures in Paris hover around 29°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 17:

Nice, France

— 3 nights

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.
La cité médiévale and Vieille Ville are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Promenade du Paillon and Plage Naturiste De La Batterie will get you outdoors. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Antibes (Plage du Ponteil & Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes) and Le Suquet (in Cannes). It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and contemplate the long history of Ville medieval.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nice online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 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 discover tucked-away gems like The Jordaan and Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace). Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, Panorama Mesdag, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Portuguese Synagogue, and explore the world behind art at Moco Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Nice in August; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial. Get some cultural insight at Potsdam's Gardens and Gemaldegalerie. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Palace of Tears, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Berliner Dom, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip app.

Getting from Amsterdam to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:

Krakow, Poland

— 3 nights

Slavic Rome

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Lost Souls Alley and Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kazmierz The Former Jewish District and Polish Aviation Museum. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Planty Park, don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Krakow, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Bern.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

Bern, Switzerland

— 3 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) and Chaplin's World will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Chillon and Cathedrale de Lausanne. Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres) and Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, get curious at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bern day trip website.

You can fly from Krakow to Bern in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. August in Bern sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Basel.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 1:

Basel, Switzerland

— 1 night
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
On the 2nd (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basel Minster, then enjoy the sand and surf at CityBeach Messe, then don't miss a visit to Rathaus, and finally wander the streets of Basel's Old Town.

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Traveling by car from Bern to Basel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Basel are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Basel

Beaches · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 2:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Take a break from the city and head to Mt Pilatus and Rigi. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rhine Falls and Uetliberg Mountain. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Lake Lucerne, &more) and Munot (in Schaffhausen). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town, buy something for everyone on your list at Hauptbahnhof, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and take an in-depth tour of Haus zum Rech.

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

Traveling by car from Basel to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Zurich are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Les Genevez.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Sep 2 — 6:

Les Genevez, Switzerland

— 1 night
Les Genevez is a municipality in the district of Franches-Montagnes in the canton of Jura in Switzerland.HistoryLes Genevez is first mentioned in 1381 as Les Geneveys.GeographyLes Genevez has an area of. To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Les Genevez online route planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Les Genevez takes 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Zurich in September, with highs in Les Genevez at 19°C and lows at 7°C. On the 7th (Mon), you're off to Interlaken.

Things to do in Les Genevez

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sherlock Holmes Museum and Schlosskirche. Discover out-of-the-way places like Harderkulm and Parasailing & Paragliding. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, kick back and relax at Schwimmbad Merligen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, and admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken road trip planning site.

Getting from Les Genevez to Interlaken by car takes about 2 hours. September in Interlaken sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:

Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Red Bull Hangar-7 will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Salzburger Altstadt and Petersfriedhof. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Salzburg trip maker.

You can drive from Interlaken to Salzburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In September in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

Vienna, Austria

— 7 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.
You'll explore and learn at Belvedere Palace and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum). Change things up with these side-trips from Vienna: Europaschloss Leiben (in Leiben), Benediktinerstift Göttweig (in Gottweig) and Melk Abbey (in Melk). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Peterskirche, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, and contemplate the long history of Ringstrasse.

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Traveling by car from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Vienna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Sep 13 — 20: