52 days in Europe Itinerary

52 days in Europe Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Our Saviour's Church and Rosenborg Castle. Christiansborg Slot and Nyhavn are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: visit Stroeget, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Denmark, get interesting insight from Tours, and make a trip to Grabrodretorv.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip planner.

New York City, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Copenhagen. In June, Copenhagen is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

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Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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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.
On the 8th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, then see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and then don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, then steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Berliner Dom.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip builder app.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Berlin in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Prague.

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Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church ©
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

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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.
Staromestske namesti and Prague Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. St. Vitus Cathedral and Kostel sv. Mikuláše will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Hradcany, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, and take in the views from Charles Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Prague day trip site.

Drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Schonbrunn Palace and Historic Center of Vienna. Your inner history buff will appreciate Schonbrunner Gardens and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Church (Kapuzinerkirche).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Head to Andrassy Avenue and Vaci Streetfor some retail therapy. Visit St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Liberty Statue for their historical value. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, enjoy the sand and surf at Roman Beach, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, and explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest road trip app.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Areas of Istanbul and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Explore hidden gems such as Suleymaniye Cami and Topkapi Palace. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, explore the galleries of Rumeli Fortress, and hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul road trip tool.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

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Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Archaeological Site Mycenae. Temple of Hephaestus and Fortress Palamidi are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Plaka, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Eleftherios Church, and take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Istanbul in June, with highs in Athens at 86°F and lows at 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Roman Forum and Piazza Venezia. Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rome day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in June, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Barcelona Cathedral and Ciutat Vella are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Fenals Beach and Lloret Beach. Step out of Barcelona to go to Lloret de Mar and see Parish Church of Sant Roma, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stop by El Born, get a taste of the local shopping with Passeig de Gracia, take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in June, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Side Trip

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Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach
El Born ©
El Born
Passeig de Gracia ©
Passeig de Gracia

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Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Visit Vieille Ville and Promenade Le Corbusier for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Colline du Chateau overlook and San Peyre. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Basilica St. Michel (in Menton), La Pointe de l'Aiguille (in Theoule sur Mer) and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau, wander the streets of Place Rossetti, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Nice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 9th (Sat), look for gifts at Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg, wander the streets of Niederdorf, get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, then wander the streets of Schanzengraben Canal, and finally get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Zurich trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Nice to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in July, Zurich is a bit cooler at night with lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Schanzengraben Canal ©
Schanzengraben Canal
Niederdorf
Niederdorf

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Anne Frank House and De Duif. Step off the beaten path and head to Zaanse Schans and The Jordaan. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Portuguese Synagogue.

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

Fly from Zurich to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zurich in July: highs in Amsterdam hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trip

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Eglise Saint Jacques Sur Coudenberg. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Pierre Marcolini. Venture out of the city with trips to Ieper (Ypres) (Saint Martin's Cathedral, Saint George's Memorial Church, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Grand Place, admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles).

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Brussels online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Side Trip

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Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon ©
Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sainte-Chapelle and Louvre Museum. Visiting Île de la Cité and Paris Plage will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Grand Canal about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, catch a live event at Philippe-Chatrier Court, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Brussels in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paris, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Sainte-Chapelle ©
Sainte-Chapelle

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Churchill War Rooms and Wallace Collection. Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Westminster, don't miss a visit to Trafalgar Square, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the London online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for little chillier days in London, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

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Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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