54 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Train
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Siofok, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive
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Omiš, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Volastra, Italy
— 3 nights
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Bellagio, Italy
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Marseille, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Nazare, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Paris, France — 2 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.
To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Paris driving holiday website.

Manchester, UK to Paris is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, Paris is somewhat warmer than Manchester - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. You'll set off for Brussels on the 3rd (Wed).
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Brussels, Belgium — 1 night

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Brussels road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Amsterdam.
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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.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Grote Markt, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, walk around Vondelpark, and contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam visit planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can fly to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, then appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, then browse the exhibits of National Museum of Denmark, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Faelledparken and then admire the natural beauty at Tivoli Gardens.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Copenhagen online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Berlin.
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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.
On the 11th (Thu), ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Großer Tiergarten, then see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, then steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and finally steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Berlin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany — 2 nights

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a town in the district of Ansbach of Mittelfranken (Middle Franconia), the Franconia region of Bavaria, Germany. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Klingentor, get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, make a trip to Roderbrunnen, then steep yourself in history at Gerlachschmiede, then make a trip to Kobolzeller Tor, and finally wander the streets of Altstadt. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Deutsches Weihnachtsmuseum, hunt for treasures at Kathe Wohlfahrts Weihnachtsdorf, then admire the local landmark of St. Georgs Brunnen, then steep yourself in history at Market Square, and finally don't miss a visit to Das Plonlein.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rothenburg ob der Tauber sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 4 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
On the 17th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, don't miss a visit to The Vrtba Garden, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Prague road trip website.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Prague takes 4.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Prague are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): make a trip to Stephansplatz, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then examine the collection at Hofburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, then admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vienna online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and view the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip website.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Siofok.
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Siofok, Hungary — 2 nights

Siófok is a city in Hungary on the southern bank of Lake Balaton in Somogy County. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Siofok: Festetics Palace (in Keszthely) and Heviz (Thermal Lake of Heviz & Mary Magdalene church in Egregy). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Balaton, make a splash at Bebo Aquapark, pause for some photo ops at Balaton Szive szobor, and make a trip to The Benevolent Angel of Peace.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Siofok trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Siofok takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Siofok, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Omiš.
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Omiš, Croatia — 3 nights

Omiš is a town and port in the Dalmatia region of Croatia, and is a municipality in the Split-Dalmatia County. Your day by day itinerary now includes Municipal beach, Beach Stomarica and Prestige Bar Omis. Change things up with these side-trips from Omiš: Brela (Brela Beach & Punta Rata Beach) and Arheoloska Muzejska Zbirka (in Baska Voda). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore the activities along Cetina River, explore the historical opulence of Starigrad Fortress, and look for gifts at Origin Natural & Original Beauty.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Omiš travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Siofok to Omiš. Traveling from Siofok in July, things will get a bit warmer in Omiš: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, and finally take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, wander the streets of Cannaregio, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then look for gifts at Sorelle Sforza Roggi Profumi, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Omiš to Venice takes 7.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Venice when traveling from Omiš in July, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 2nd (Fri), explore the ancient world of Colosseum, browse the exhibits of Welcome To Rome, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, and then don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel to Volastra.
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Volastra, Italy — 3 nights

Volastra is a village in the Cinque Terre National Park, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio Di Nostra Signora Dell'Olivo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Nostra Signora della Salute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): trek along Sentiero 586 (ex n.6D) Volastra-Case Pianca.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Volastra trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Rome to Volastra takes 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Volastra when traveling from Rome in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Bellagio.
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Bellagio, Italy — 2 nights

Pearl of Lake Como

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
On the 7th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Giacomo, admire the striking features of I Giardini di Villa Melzi, and then walk around La Punta Spartivento. On the next day, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Carlotta, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo a Tremezzo.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Volastra to Bellagio. In August, daytime highs in Bellagio are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 2 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 day by day itinerary now includes Aletsch Glacier as well as Balmers Club. On the 9th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, then get a taste of local nightlife at Balmers Club, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Interlaken online day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bellagio to Interlaken. Traveling from Bellagio in August, expect Interlaken to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.
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Marseille, France — 2 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Marseille online travel planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Marseille in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Interlaken in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Marseille: highs are around 35°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): wander the streets of Las Ramblas. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, walk around Parc Guell, then make a trip to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Marseille to Barcelona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Barcelona are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena and then step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in August, Lisbon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nazare.
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Nazare, Portugal — 2 nights

Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stop by Made In Alcobaca, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Alcobaca, get great views at Miradouro do Suberco, then don't miss a visit to O Sitio, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nazare trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Nazare by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Lisbon, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Nazare, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, then stroll around Parque del Retiro, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planning app.

You can fly from Nazare to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nazare to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Madrid is a bit warmer than Nazare - with highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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