59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia, United States
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
10
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
11
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
13
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
14
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Philadelphia, United States

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Little Museum of Dublin, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., examine the collection at Irish Whiskey Museum, and wander the streets of Temple Bar.

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Philadelphia, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Dublin, with lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Walking tours
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Edinburgh Old Town and National Museum of Scotland. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

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You can fly from Dublin to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In January in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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BobCat Alpacas ©
BobCat Alpacas
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

5
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Gallery and Houses of Parliament. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, walk around Hyde Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read London tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in London are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Hayman's Distillery ©
Hayman's Distillery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Luxembourg Gardens. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and stop by Le Marais.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris driving holiday site.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Jordaan and Vondelpark. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, meet the residents at ARTIS, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip website.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 25:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Beer Tastings & Tours and Lesser Town. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, get in on the family fun at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and examine the collection at NaFilM: National film museum.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip maker.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, expect Prague to be slightly colder, temps between 36°F and 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Beer Tastings & Tours
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Center of Vienna and Rathaus. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shoes on the Danube Bank and Szechenyi Lanchid. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), explore the activities along Danube River, and don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Budapest online tour builder.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. February in Budapest sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Areas of Istanbul and Basilica Cistern. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Hagia Sophia Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and steep yourself in history at Galata Tower.

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Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Istanbul is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Budapest in February, with highs in Istanbul at 50°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 9:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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.
Explore hidden gems such as La Pieta and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Istanbul to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Istanbul in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Rome, with highs around 57°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
La Pieta ©
La Pieta
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Piazza del Campo and Campanile di Giotto. Step out of Florence to go to Siena and see Duomo di Siena, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Florence tour planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Royal Palace of Madrid and Casa de la Panaderia. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, get your game on at EXIT Madrid, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid tour planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in February; daily highs in Madrid reach 52°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and Bairro Alto. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Sintra National Palace). There's much more to do: visit Alfama, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In February, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Madrid - with highs of 60°F and lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Walking tours
Bairro Alto ©
Bairro Alto

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