51 days in Europe Itinerary

51 days in Europe Itinerary

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51 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
9
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
12
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
13
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Melbourne, Australia

2
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.
On the 17th (Wed), spend a day exploring the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Budapest day trip planning app .

Melbourne, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for warmer days in Budapest, with highs around 33°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Theme Parks Nature
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Palatinus Strandfürdő ©
Palatinus Strandfürdő
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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.
Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa d'Este, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, delve into the mystery of Catacombe di San Callisto, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rome day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in July, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with a short trip to Guardastelle Vineyard in San Gimignano (about 1h 05 min away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Florence journey app .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Guardastelle Vineyard
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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.
Spend the 27th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and contemplate the long history of Casa Batllo.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Florence to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in July since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, steep yourself in history at Belém Tower, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Western European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in July, Lisbon is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Ferns Castle (in Ferns) and Go With The Flow - River Adventures (in Kilkenny). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol, stroll around Phoenix Park, contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dublin online vacation builder .

You can fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Lisbon in August, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Go With The Flow - River Adventures, Ferns Castle
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

4
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the London trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Dublin in August, you will find days in London are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planning website .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Paris are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam holiday maker website .

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, and wander the streets of Lesser Town.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Prague trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. August in Prague sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

4
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.
Pack the 22nd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Tivoli Gardens. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Rosenborg Castle, ponder the design of Gefionspringvandet, admire the masterpieces at Thorvaldsens Museum, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Denmark.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Copenhagen trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Prague to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Prague in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Copenhagen: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Museums
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, stroll through Stockholm Old Town, explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, and admire the natural beauty at Rosendals Garden.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Stockholm journey builder site .

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Stockholm are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Millesgarden
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

4
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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.
Pack the 1st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Divo Ostrov. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, make a trip to Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), pause for some serene contemplation at Savior on the Spilled Blood, and examine the collection at Russian Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to St. Petersburg, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood

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