51 days in Europe Itinerary

51 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Windsor Castle and Churchill War Rooms are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Hampton Court Palace and Westminster Abbey will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: stop by Westminster, take in panoramic vistas at Sky Garden, hunt for treasures at Borough Market, and contemplate the long history of Wallace Collection.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the London travel planner.

Windsor, Canada to London is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Windsor to London. When traveling from Windsor in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

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Hampton Court Palace ©
Hampton Court Palace
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
Greenwich ©
Greenwich

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

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.
Historic Centre of Brugge and Ghent City Center will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde and Groeningemuseum. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Antwerp (Antwerpen-Centraal & Grote Markt), Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, The Markt, &more) and Ghent (Gravensteen & Saint Bavo's Cathedral). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), contemplate the long history of Serres Royales De Laeken, make a trip to Grand Place, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte Marie-Madeleine.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels travel route builder tool.

You can take a train from London to Brussels in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; 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. May in Brussels sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Head to Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Le Maraisfor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Musee de l'Orangerie. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris journey maker site.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Vila Vella (Old Town) for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Girona Cathedral (Catedral). Step out of Barcelona with an excursion to Fenals Beach in Lloret de Mar--about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, stroll around Parc de Montjuic, visit El Born, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona road trip website.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 25°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Monte-Carlo.

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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Wineries

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Passeig de Gracia ©
Passeig de Gracia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Charles Church, Head underground at Jardin Exotique de Monaco, then explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Place du Palais. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): examine the collection at The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then get to know the fascinating history of Casino Square, and finally try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Monte-Carlo itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Barcelona to Monte-Carlo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Monte-Carlo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games · Nature

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Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Casino Square ©
Casino Square
Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get in touch with nature at Mt Pilatus and Titlis. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rhine Falls and Altstadt Luzern. Step out of Zurich to go to Kriens and see Paragliding Luzern, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town and contemplate the long history of Lenin Apartment Zurich.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zurich travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Monte-Carlo to Zurich takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Monte-Carlo in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Zurich, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Titlis ©
Titlis
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Heiliggeistkirche, then make a trip to Marienplatz, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Church, and finally get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus). On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Dachau Palace, then contemplate the long history of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, then examine the collection at BMW Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Munich travel route planning website.

You can drive from Zurich to Munich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. May in Munich sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Mark's Campanile and San Giorgio Maggiore. Your inner history buff will appreciate Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Prato della Valle). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

Fly from Munich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Munich in May, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza del Duomo and Duomo di Siena. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza della Signoria and Centro Storico. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (San Cristoforo & Piazza del Campo), Lucca (Le mura di Lucca, St Martin Cathedral, &more) and Montecatini Alto (in Montecatini Alto). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Florence route builder.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

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Palazzo Vecchio ©
Palazzo Vecchio
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Montecatini Alto ©
Montecatini Alto

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Pantheon. St. Peter's Basilica and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, make a trip to Piazza Venezia, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

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

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, and then wander the streets of Plaka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Athens road trip site.

Getting from Rome to Athens by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Schonbrunner Gardens and Historic Center of Vienna. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Melk Abbey and Wine Tours & Tastings. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt (in Melk), Castle Grafenegg (in Grafenegg) and Wallfahrtskirche Maria Laach (in Maria Laach am Jauerling). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, make a trip to Stephansplatz, get advice or help at State Hall of the Austrian National Library, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner.

Fly from Athens to Vienna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in June, things will get slightly colder in Vienna: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Neighborhoods

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Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
Visit Staromestske namesti and Lobkowicz Palace for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as St. Vitus Cathedral and Lesser Town. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Hradcany, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, and admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Prague online trip planner.

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Vienna, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

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Hradcany ©
Hradcany
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): make a trip to East Side Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, then admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and finally steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): explore the galleries of Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, appreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule), and then admire the striking features of Berliner Dom.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

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Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder and Keukenhof. Step out of Amsterdam to go to Haarlem and see Cathedral of Saint Bavo, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: visit The Jordaan, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, stroll around Vondelpark, and explore the galleries of Body Worlds.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

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