56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Murren
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Murren, Switzerland
— 1 day
Drive
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Bettmeralp, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Prague
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
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Venice, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary builder tool.

Chennai, India to Venice is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Chennai in February, with highs in Venice at 11°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:

Bled, Slovenia

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): duck into Galerija Mikame and then don't miss a visit to Lake Bled Train Station. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, and finally get great views at Mala Osojnica.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Bled in 3 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. In February, Bled is a bit cooler than Venice - with highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Bled

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Trails
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and Colosseum. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome visit planner.

Getting from Bled to Rome by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In February, Rome is somewhat warmer than Bled - with highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 8 — 13:

Barcelona, Spain

— 5 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica de la Sagrada Familia has been added to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: walk around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, have some family-friendly fun at The Witching Hour Room Escape, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip builder.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 18:

Paris, France

— 5 nights

City of Light

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.
Eiffel Tower has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

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

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in February, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to The Hague.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:

The Hague, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery as well as Madurodam. The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), make a trip to Celestial Vault, admire the masterpieces at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read The Hague road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to The Hague takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. February in The Hague sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Haarlem.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 27:

Haarlem, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Flower City

Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grote Markt. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Frans Hals Museum, admire the striking features of Proveniershof, don't miss a visit to Vleeshal, and stop by Melgers Wijn en Dranken.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Haarlem trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from The Hague to Haarlem takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. February in Haarlem sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Haarlem

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Nightlife
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 2:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You've added Wetlands Safari, Rederij De Jordaan, Laser Tag Amsterdam, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online trip itinerary maker.

Amsterdam is just a short distance from Haarlem. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Murren.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 7:

Murren, Switzerland

— 1 day
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
You've now added Jungfraujoch to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Murren trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Amsterdam to Murren. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bettmeralp.

Things to do in Murren

Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 8:
Highlights from your trip

Bettmeralp, Switzerland

— 1 night
Bettmeralp is a municipality in the district of Raron in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. You've now added Aletsch Glacier to your itinerary. On the 9th (Mon), hit the slopes at Aletsch Arena and then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bettmeralp online vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Murren to Bettmeralp with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Bettmeralp

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 9:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 5 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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 day by day itinerary now includes Prague Castle, Staromestske namesti and Charles Bridge. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and have some family-friendly fun at Invisible Exhibition - Neviditelna vystava.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague itinerary planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bettmeralp to Prague. March in Prague sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 15:

Vienna, Austria

— 5 nights

City of Dreams

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, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and browse the exhibits of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vienna journey planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. March in Vienna sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:

Budapest, Hungary

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, and snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Budapest are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 25:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 6 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and contemplate the long history of Galata Tower.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. Traveling from Budapest in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 31: