50 days in Western Europe Itinerary

50 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  10 h
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
7
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
9
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
11
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
12
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
13
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Toronto, Canada

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and Palace of Holyroodhouse. You'll explore and learn at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and National Museum of Scotland. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Stirling (Stirling Castle & National Wallace Monument). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh itinerary planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Edinburgh is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in June, expect Edinburgh to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

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.
Skansen and ABBA The Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Royal Palace and Tyska Kyrkan (Old German Church) are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, get engrossed in the history at Medeltidsmuseet, examine the collection at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Storkyrkan.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm tour planning website.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Stockholm in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Edinburgh to Stockholm is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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ABBA The Museum ©
ABBA The Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vieille Ville and La Madone d'Utelle. Museum-lovers will get to explore Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Église Saint Veran (in Utelle), Cannes (Eglise Notre-Dame de Bon Voyage & Musee de la Castre) and La Maison du Portal (in Levens). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Pierre & Paul, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau, and examine the collection at Musee des Coquillages.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nice journey builder site.

You can fly from Stockholm to Nice in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. In June, Nice is somewhat warmer than Stockholm - with highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Utelle, Cannes, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe), La Maison du Portal
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza del Campo and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Siena and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Change things up with a short trip to Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana in Siena (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip maker app.

Getting from Nice to Florence by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nice in June: highs in Florence hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Siena
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

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.
You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Pantheon. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Chiesa dell'Annunziata. Villa Rufolo and Duomo di Ravello are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Ravello, and take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Ravello trip planner.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, subway, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Ravello, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 26°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi, Scala, Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo ©
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get a sense of the local culture at Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. National Archaeological Museum and Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation (in Nafplio) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Plaka, browse the exhibits of Pandora Art Gallery, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Athens travel route app.

You can fly from Ravello to Athens in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Ravello to Athens is 1 hour. When traveling from Ravello in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Belvedere Palace and The Third Man Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunn Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Schonbrunner Gardens, take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Karlskirche.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna driving holiday app.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Vienna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Vienna is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in July: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Red Bull Hangar-7. Get some cultural insight at Salzburger Altstadt and Mozarts Geburtshaus. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and gain insight at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church).

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Salzburg road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Salzburg sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Visit De Duif and Willet-Holthuysen Museum for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and get engrossed in the history at De Nieuwe Kerk.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam vacation builder tool.

You can fly from Salzburg to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Salzburg, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
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 St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Centre of Brugge and Church of Our Lady Bruges. When in Brussels, make a side trip to see Groeningemuseum in Bruges, approximately Bruges away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bruges
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sainte-Chapelle and Île de la Cité. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Bourdelle. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, contemplate the long history of Philippe-Chatrier Court, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary maker app.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Brussels in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Dublin.

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
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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.
Visit Guinness Storehouse and Saint Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Christ Church Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and admire the masterpieces at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Paris to Dublin in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in July, things will get little chillier in Dublin: highs are around 23°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
The Little Museum of Dublin ©
The Little Museum of Dublin
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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