51 days in Europe Itinerary

51 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Hyeres, France
— 5 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Ravello, Italy
— 5 nights
9
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
10
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
11
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
12
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Montmartre. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, stop by Le Marais, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Paris online sightseeing planner.

Valkenburg, The Netherlands to Paris is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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.
Kids will enjoy Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kilkenny Castle and Trinity College Dublin. Venture out of the city with trips to Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe) and Ferns Castle (in Ferns). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, and stop by Temple Bar.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin day trip site.

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. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In July, Dublin is slightly colder than Paris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny Castle, Ferns Castle, Curracloe Beach
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some historical perspective at Park and National Palace of Pena and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Do some cultural sightseeing at Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo dos Mouros. Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Capela dos Ossos in Evora--about 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Alfama, do a tasting at The Best Portugal, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium.

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

Getting from Dublin to Lisbon by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In July, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Dublin - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sintra, Capela dos Ossos
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Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

2
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Casa Mila - La Pedrera and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. The adventure continues: stroll around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Barcelona day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Lisbon in July, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hyeres.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

5
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Gigaro and Plage de l'Escalet. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Plage de Vergeron will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hyeres: La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Sylvabelle & Heraclee Beach), Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste (in Sollies-Pont) and Le Lavandou (Grande Plage du Lavandou, Plage d'Aiguebelle, &more). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage noire du Langoustier and kick back and relax at Plage des Marines.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hyeres visit site.

You can drive from Barcelona to Hyeres in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in July since evenings lows in Hyeres dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Le Lavandou, Plage de l'Escalet, Scuba & Snorkeling, Plage des Marines
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Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Piazza del Duomo and Basilica of Santa Croce for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena), Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence online route planner.

Traveling by car from Hyeres to Florence takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

3
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 cultural insight at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Roman Forum and Church of St. Louis of the French. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

5
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Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Head to Piccadilly and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmelafor some retail therapy. Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Villa Rufolo will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, &more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, and steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ravello trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. While traveling from Rome, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Ravello, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Positano, Conca dei Marini, Amalfi, Le Vigne di Raito, Spiaggia di Atrani
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Doge's Palace and San Giorgio Maggiore. Appreciate the collections at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Ca' d'Oro. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planning website.

You can fly from Ravello to Venice in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, subway, and train. Traveling from Ravello in August, Venice is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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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.
Bring the kids along to Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultanahmet District. Step off the beaten path and head to Suleymaniye Cami and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, browse the exhibits of Rumeli Fortress, and hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul route planner.

You can fly from Venice to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Venice to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. August in Istanbul sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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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.
Visit St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Liberty Statue for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shoes on the Danube Bank and Matthias Church. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Budapest travel route planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Istanbul in August since evenings lows in Budapest dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Vasa Museum and Skansen. Royal Palace and Moderna Museet - Stockholm are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Stockholm Old Town, trek along with The Green Trails, head outdoors with Riddarholmen, and get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Stockholm route site.

Fly from Budapest to Stockholm in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Budapest in August, with highs in Stockholm at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
Skansen ©
Skansen

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