59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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59 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Manama, Bahrain
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Alghero, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
11
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
12
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
13
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  7​h 45​min
14
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Manama, Bahrain

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica Cistern and Suleymaniye Cami . Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, wander the streets of Ortakoy, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern Museum, and contemplate the long history of Galata Tower.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary planning website .

Manama, Bahrain to Istanbul is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Manama in May, expect Istanbul to be cooler, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Bastion and Dohány Street Synagogue. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Matthias Church and Liberty Statue. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, and step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in May since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prague Castle and Old Jewish Cemetery. Popular historic sites such as St. Vitus Cathedral and The Vrtba Garden are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Town Square, appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

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Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in May, you will find days in Prague are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Katedrala Svateho Vita ©
Katedrala Svateho Vita
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

4
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Mark's Square and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, Venice is a bit warmer than Prague - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Siena Cathedral and Piazza della Signoria. Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza del Duomo and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca), Piazza del Campo (in Siena) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, and examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary app .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Le mura di Lucca
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at St. Peter's Basilica and Colosseum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Orvieto (Centro Storico Orvieto & Duomo di Orvieto) and Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, make a trip to Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome driving holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli, Orvieto
Find places to stay May 22 — 27:
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Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

5
nights
Alghero, Italy

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chiesa di Nostra Signora di Bonu Ighinu and Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina. Step out of the city life by going to La Pelosa Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alghero: Nuraghe Sant'Antine (in Torralba), Domus Mandra Antine (in Thiesi) and Church of San Nicola di Trullas (in Semestene). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Sabina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria, get to know the fascinating history of Affacci a mare: Bastioni e Lungomare, and delve into the distant past at Nuraghe Losa.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Alghero trip maker .

You can fly from Rome to Alghero in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Alghero dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Alghero

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Stintino, Bosa, Bonarcado, Parco Archeologico Di Suni Nuraghe Nuraddeo, Basilica di Saccargia
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Nuraghe Losa ©
Nuraghe Losa
La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina ©

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Casa Batllo and Parc Guell. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Spend the 5th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, step into the grandiose world of Montjuic Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sant Pau del Camp.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner .

Getting from Alghero to Barcelona by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or ride a ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Alghero in June, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of the city life by going to Cabo da Roca and Lagoa de Melides. Your inner history buff will appreciate Jeronimos Monastery and Park and National Palace of Pena. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros & Quinta da Regaleira), Praia de Melides (in Grandola) and Fatima (Shrine of our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima & Valinhos Sanctuary). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Belém Tower, take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, examine the collection at National Tile Museum, and contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon online vacation planner .

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. Traveling from Barcelona in June, Lisbon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sintra, Fatima, Grandola, Cabo da Roca
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Cabo da Roca ©
Cabo da Roca
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palace of Versailles and Louvre Museum. Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Le Marais, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in June; daily highs in Paris reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

5
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Grand Place and Historic Centre of Brugge. Popular historic sites such as St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Parc du Cinquantenaire are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Gravensteen Castle (in Ghent) and Bruges (Basilica of the Holy Blood & Groeningemuseum). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, steep yourself in history at Serres Royales De Laeken, don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brussels trip planner .

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bruges, Gravensteen
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at ARTIS, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam online holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get some historical perspective at Rosenborg Castle and Amalienborg. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and Nyhavn. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetaarn, and take a stroll through Stroeget.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen road trip planning website .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Amalienborg ©
Amalienborg
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

4
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.
The State Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, make a trip to Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, admire the landmark architecture of Peterhof Grand Palace, and examine the collection at The Anna Akhmatova Museum.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg driving holiday app .

Do a combination of flight and train from Copenhagen to St. Petersburg in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Copenhagen to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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