58 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

58 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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58 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  14​h
1
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Kiev, Ukraine
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
3
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
4
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
5
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Beijing, China
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
7
Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  10​h
8
Coron, Philippines
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 30​min
9
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
10
Almaty, Kazakhstan
— 1 day
11
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
12
Baku, Azerbaijan
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
14
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
15
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
16
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
17
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
18
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
19
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
20
York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Chicago, United States

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Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
On the 2nd (Mon), take some stellar pictures from PuckoriU Atodanga, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's church, then take an in-depth tour of Trakai Island Castle Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Uzutrakis Manor Estate. On the next day, wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania.

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Chicago, USA to Vilnius is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in March, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Trakai
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 3:
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Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
Gate of Dawn ©
Gate of Dawn

1
night
Kiev, Ukraine

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sophia Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, and then see the interesting displays at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kiev tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Vilnius to Kiev takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Kiev are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites
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Pirogovo Open-Air Museum ©
Pirogovo Open-Air Museum
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Savior on the Spilled Blood. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The State Hermitage Museum and Menshikov's Great Palace. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, make a trip to Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and get a taste of the local shopping with Tretyakov's Gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our St. Petersburg road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Kiev to St. Petersburg takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kiev to St. Petersburg. Traveling from Kiev in March, things will get slightly colder in St. Petersburg: highs are around 2°C and lows about -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 9:
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood

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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 10th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Basil's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad), then make a trip to Lenin's Mausoleum, and finally examine the collection at Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and then admire the masterpieces at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Moscow trip planner .

Take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March in Moscow, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ulaanbaatar.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 11:
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State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad) ©
Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad)
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Bogd Khan Uul National Park, then take an in-depth tour of Mongolian Statehood History Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gandantegchenling Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Amarbayasgalant Monastery.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ulaanbaatar trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Ulaanbaatar takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Moscow to Ulaanbaatar, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Moscow in March, expect little chillier with lows of -17°C in Ulaanbaatar. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Amarbayasgalant Monastery
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 13:
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Bogd Khan Uul National Park ©
Bogd Khan Uul National Park
Amarbayasgalant Monastery ©
Amarbayasgalant Monastery
Gandantegchenling Monastery ©
Gandantegchenling Monastery

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Beijing, China

Beijing ©
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
On the 13th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum and then get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan). Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), then see the interesting displays at National Museum Of China, and then get outside with Mutianyu Great Wall.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Beijing trip maker website .

Getting from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Ulaanbaatar in March: high temperatures in Beijing hover around 17°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 14:
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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nights
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Get some historical perspective at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Get some cultural insight at Sanjusangendo Temple and Nijo Castle. Step out of Kyoto to go to Osaka and see Osaka Castle, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, make a trip to Arashiyama, and wander the streets of Gion.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kyoto trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Beijing to Kyoto in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Beijing to Kyoto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beijing in March, Kyoto is a bit warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Coron.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Osaka Castle
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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Coron, Philippines

Coron ©
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Sunken Japanese Wrecks.

Plan trip to Coron with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Do a combination of train and flight from Kyoto to Coron in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time to Philippines Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Coron

Parks Wildlife
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Sunken Japanese Wrecks ©
Sunken Japanese Wrecks

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nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, then explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, and finally see the interesting displays at Jim Thompson House. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok holiday planning website .

Traveling by flight from Coron to Bangkok takes 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Philippines Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Almaty.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Medeu Skating Rink and Ski resort and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ascension Cathedral.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Almaty online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Almaty takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Almaty is minus 1 hour. In March, Almaty is much colder than Bangkok - with highs of 12°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Almaty

Fun & Games Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 21:
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Medeu Skating Rink and Ski resort ©
Medeu Skating Rink and Ski resort
Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral

1
night
Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
On the 22nd (Sun), steep yourself in history at Tillya Kori Madrasah, don't miss a visit to Registan, then contemplate the long history of Shah-i-Zinda, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum, and finally stroll the grounds of Gur Emir Mausoleum.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Samarkand trip planner .

Fly from Almaty to Samarkand in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Almaty to Samarkand, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Almaty in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Samarkand: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Baku.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites
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Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda
Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum
Registan ©
Registan

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Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku ©
The capital of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus' largest city, Baku brings the old and the new, the East and the West colliding together in a particularly diverse and changing city.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): examine the collection at Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape, contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, and then explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Shirvanshahs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Ateshgah - Fire Temple, see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Maiden Tower, then take an in-depth tour of H.Z. Taghiyev History Museum, and finally examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Baku trip builder .

Fly from Samarkand to Baku in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Samarkand to Baku is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Samarkand in March, expect nights in Baku to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Baku

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:
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Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape ©
Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center ©
Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Galata Tower are in your itinerary. Topkapi Palace and Rahmi M. Koc Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, get engrossed in the history at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and steep yourself in history at Zeyrek Mosque.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Istanbul travel route planner.

You can fly from Baku to Istanbul in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Azerbaijan Time (AZT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Baku in March since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Change things up with a short trip to Villa Adriana in Tivoli (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome online road trip planner .

Fly from Istanbul to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Rome is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in March, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Rome: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 2:
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and The Baptistery of St. John. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Centro Storico di Siena, Duomo di Siena, & more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Siena
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco. Popular historic sites such as Basilica di San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Basilica di Sant’Antonio (in Padua) and Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore & Museo di Castelvecchio). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the masterpieces at Ca' d'Oro, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Venice road trip planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Padua
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Palais Lascaris and Ruines de Chateauneuf Villevieille. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Ruines de Rocca Sparviera. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste (in Coaraze), Utelle (Église Saint Veran & La Madone d'Utelle) and Chapelle des Penitents Blancs (in Peillon). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Parc des Rives du Loup, steep yourself in history at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, examine the collection at Musee des Coquillages, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Collegiale Saint Paul.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nice road trip app .

You can fly from Venice to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Nice are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, Coaraze, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Utelle
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Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and The Paris Catacombs. Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Pere-Lachaise, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Nice to Paris by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Paris when traveling from Nice in April, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery and Westminster Abbey. Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Greystones Farm (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and Swinbrook (St Oswald's Church & St Mary's Church). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip tool .

Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Burford, Stonehenge, Greystones Farm
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum. Durham Cathedral and York City Walls will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from York: SMJ Falconry (in Oxenhope), Walworth Castle Birds of Prey (in Walworth) and Holly Hagg (in Sheffield). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, take a stroll through York Shambles, and see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the York travel planner .

Take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in York are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Holly Hagg, Walworth Castle Birds of Prey, York Bird of Prey Centre, Durham Cathedral, SMJ Falconry
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
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Walworth Castle Birds of Prey ©
Walworth Castle Birds of Prey
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

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