59 days in Western Europe Itinerary

59 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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59 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  9​h
1
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
10
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
11
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
13
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
14
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

3
nights
Athens, Greece

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Monastiraki, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Athens trip builder site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Athens is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Athens. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dubai in June; daily highs in Athens reach 35°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 20:
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Food Tours
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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.
When in Rome, make a side trip to see Villa d'Este in Tivoli, approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, admire the striking features of Pantheon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Athens in June, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planning website .

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

3
nights
Venice, Italy

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice holiday tool .

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Photography Tours
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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 4th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, examine the collection at Museo Picasso, stroll around Parc Guell, and admire all the interesting features of Camp Nou.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Venice to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Barcelona are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Belém Tower, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon day trip tool .

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Barcelona in July, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:
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The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kilkenny (Go With The Flow - River Adventures & Kilkenny Castle). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, and make a trip to Merrion Square.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip website .

Getting from Lisbon to Dublin by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In July, Dublin is little chillier than Lisbon - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 14:
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from London to Stourton to see Cotswolds Distillery about 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the London trip maker website .

Getting from Dublin to London by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cotswolds Distillery
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

5
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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip planner .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 24:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (The Markt, Groeningemuseum, & more) and Gravensteen (in Ghent). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and browse the exhibits of Atomium.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Brussels journey planning app .

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for slightly colder days in Brussels, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bruges, Gravensteen
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt

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: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

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

5
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.
Copenhagen is known for theme parks, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Denmark, admire the masterpieces at Thorvaldsens Museum, and appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue).

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Copenhagen road trip app .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. August in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

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: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, walk around Kungstradgarden Park, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and examine the collection at Skansen.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Stockholm road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Millesgarden
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Vienna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in August, expect Vienna to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

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