52 days in Europe Itinerary

52 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly + Train:  13 h 45 min
1
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
12
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
14
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
15
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
16
Istanbul, Turkey
— 7 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Singapore, Singapore

2
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Red Square, then contemplate the long history of Lenin's Mausoleum, and then steep yourself in history at Moscow Kremlin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and finally examine the collection at Melnikov House.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Moscow tour itinerary maker tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Moscow is an approximately 14- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Singapore to Moscow due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in April, things will get much colder in Moscow: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery

3
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
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.
Do your shopping at Tretyakov's Gallery and Borey Art Center. The State Hermitage Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, admire the masterpieces at MARS Center, examine the collection at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, and view the masterpieces at Photogallery Rachmaninov Garden.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read St. Petersburg online road trip planner.

You can take a train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

1
night
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): shop like a local with Okra, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Take a train from St. Petersburg to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Helsinki is minus 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Skansen and Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet). Get some cultural insight at Royal Palace and Royal Armory. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, view the masterpieces at Fargfabriken, and browse the exhibits of Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Let the collections at National Museum of Denmark and Thorvaldsens Museum capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rosenborg Castle and Krigsmuseet. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Nyhavn, pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Denmark, and take in the exciting artwork at Kunstforeningen Gl Strand.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen attractions planner.

Getting from Stockholm to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In April in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

3
nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Charlottenburg Palace and East Side Gallery. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, and don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Berlin online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Berlin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

3
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Let the collections at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, examine the collection at Katyn Museum, get your game on at Horror House - Interactive Fear Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Warsaw road trip planning app.

Fly from Berlin to Warsaw in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Warsaw are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum ©
Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and House of Terror Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Koller Gallery and Andrassy Avenue. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, steep yourself in history at Hungarian National Museum, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Budapest road trip planning site.

Getting from Warsaw to Budapest by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Warsaw, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

3
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 Dorotheum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Belvedere Palace and The Hofburg. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Maria Am Gestade, examine the collection at The Third Man Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vienna day trip planning site.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Vienna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay May 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Staromestske namesti and Jewish Museum in Prague. You'll explore and learn at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art and Lobkowicz Palace. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, steep yourself in history at Powder Tower, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Prague day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Shop till you drop at Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection and Photobastei 2.0. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum Rietberg and ARTBOX.GALLERY. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), stop by CIRCLE - The Sustainable Shop, make a trip to Bahnhofstrasse, and stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich holiday planner.

Fly from Prague to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. May in Zurich sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection ©
Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

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.
Get some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Head to Piazza delle Erbe and Casa dei Tre Ocifor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Galleria Dello Scudo, Cappella dei Notai, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, explore the historical opulence of Ca' d'Oro, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

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

Getting from Zurich to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in May, with highs in Venice at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Verona
Find places to stay May 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

4
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.
Colosseum and Vatican Museums will appeal to history buffs. Galleria Borghese and Welcome to Rome will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa Adriana, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rome travel planner.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May in Rome, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
Find places to stay May 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and The Paris Catacombs for their historical value. Head to Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Popular historic sites such as Acropolis of Athens and Archaeological Site Mycenae are in your itinerary. Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: stop by Plaka, make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Athens by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in May, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

7
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Hagia Sophia Museum and Rumeli Fortress will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Suleymaniye Cami . There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul, take in the exciting artwork at Les Arts Turcs Tours, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul route builder.

Getting from Athens to Istanbul by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Istanbul is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Athens in May; daily highs in Istanbul reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay May 24 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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