57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Winnipeg, Canada
Fly + Train:  19 h 45 min
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 32 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
5
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Winnipeg, Canada

32
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.
For shopping fun, head to Nevsky Prospekt or St.Peterburg House of Books. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting St. Petersburg side-trips: Koporskaya Fortress (in Koporye), Gatchina (Gatchina Palace and Estate Museum & Priory Palace Museum) and Staraya Ladoga Archeological Museum Preserve (in Staraya Ladoga). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, walk around Peterhof State Museum Preserve, make a trip to Palace Square, and explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read St. Petersburg trip itinerary planning site.

Winnipeg, Canada to St. Petersburg is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Winnipeg to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Winnipeg, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in St. Petersburg, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gatchina, Koporskaya Fortress, Constantine and Helen Nunnery, Norway Park Orekh, Staraya Ladoga Archeological Museum Preserve
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Grand Peterhof Palace ©
Grand Peterhof Palace
Catherine Palace and Park ©
Catherine Palace and Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): visit Lesser Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Gallery of Steel Figures. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally make a trip to Staromestske namesti.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague due to the time zone difference. In August in Prague, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Lobkowicz Palace ©
Lobkowicz Palace

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue. Appreciate the collections at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum and Secret Gallery. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, examine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum, and don't miss a visit to Andrassy Avenue.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Budapest sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Prague in August, you will find days in Budapest are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

2
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.
On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, stop by Jennifer's Hamam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally explore the world behind art at Chora Museum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi), admire the landmark architecture of Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, thenappreciate the history behind Sultanahmet Square, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, and finally hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. Traveling from Budapest in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Istanbul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
nights
Ravello, Italy

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll explore and learn at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Museo del Corallo. Relax by the water at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano and Lido Capo di Conca. Go for a jaunt from Ravello to Positano to see Boat Tours & Water Sports about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Trofimena, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ravello tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Istanbul to Ravello by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Ravello is minus 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Lido Capo di Conca, Basilica of Saint Trofimena, Parrocchia San Giovanni
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

3
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 Palatine Hill will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Cupola di San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, explore the different monuments and memorials at Vatican Necropolis, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Campidoglio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip tool.

Getting from Ravello to Rome by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rome when traveling from Ravello in August, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Palazzo Vecchio and The Baptistery of St. John. Discover out-of-the-way places like Centro Storico and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence journey maker.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, Florence is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Palazzo Vecchio ©
Palazzo Vecchio
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palace of Holyroodhouse and Glasgow Cathedral. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Necropolis and Inchcolm Abbey and Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Glasgow (Merchant City & The Tenement House). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Holyrood Abbey.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Edinburgh takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Florence in August, you will find days in Edinburgh are much colder (21°C), and nights are little chillier (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Glasgow
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Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis
Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk

3
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Appreciate the collections at Inchmore Gallery and ShipSpace. Popular historic sites such as Culloden Battlefield and Beauly Priory are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Clava Cairns, take in the history at Battlefield Select Tours, and get outside with Bellfield Park.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip itinerary site.

Getting from Edinburgh to Inverness by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Beauly Priory, Clava Cairns, Culloden Battlefield
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Beauly Priory ©
Beauly Priory
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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