52 days in Europe Itinerary

52 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Singapore, Singapore
+2
Subway + Fly + Train:  13 h 45 min
1
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
12
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 15 min
14
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  6 h 45 min
15
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
16
Istanbul, Turkey
— 7 nights
Fly + Subway:  11 h 45 min
End: Singapore, Singapore

2
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Red Square, then contemplate the long history of Lenin's Mausoleum, and then steep yourself in history at Moscow Kremlin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and finally examine the collection at Melnikov House.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Moscow tour itinerary maker tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Moscow is an approximately 14- hour combination of subway, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of subway and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Singapore to Moscow due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in April, things will get much colder in Moscow: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery

3
nights
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.
Do your shopping at Tretyakov's Gallery and MARS Center. The State Hermitage Museum and Photogallery Rachmaninov Garden will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Saint Isaac's Cathedral, examine the collection at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, view the masterpieces at Borey Art Center, and take an in-depth tour of The Pushkin Apartment Museum.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

1
night
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): shop like a local with Okra, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Take a train from St. Petersburg to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Helsinki is minus 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Skansen and Royal Armory. Get some cultural insight at Royal Palace and Nordiska Museet. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Storkyrkan, view the masterpieces at Fargfabriken, and browse the exhibits of Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm

3
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.
Let the collections at Thorvaldsens Museum and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nyhavn and Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle, brush up on your military savvy at Krigsmuseet, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, and pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Copenhagen online attractions planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Appreciate the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Neues Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Charlottenburg Palace and East Side Gallery. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, and get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin travel route builder website.

Getting from Copenhagen to Berlin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

3
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Let the collections at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and The National Museum in Warsaw capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, admire the masterpieces at The Museum on the Vistula, examine the collection at Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum, and steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski).

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Warsaw trip planning tool.

Fly from Berlin to Warsaw in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum ©
Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Koller Gallery and Andrassy Avenue. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, and get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Warsaw in April, expect nights in Budapest to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

3
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.
Do your shopping at Vienna Naschmarkt and Dorotheum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Belvedere Palace and The Hofburg. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the landmark architecture of Maria Am Gestade, examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay May 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Staromestske namesti and Jewish Museum in Prague. You'll explore and learn at Powder Tower and NaFilM: National film museum. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, shop like a local with DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Prague day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Shop till you drop at Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection and Bahnhofstrasse. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum Rietberg and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, look for gifts at CIRCLE - The Sustainable Shop, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and take in the exciting artwork at Photobastei 2.0.

Plan trip to Zurich with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May in Zurich, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection ©
Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Head to Piazza delle Erbe and Galleria Dello Scudofor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Cappella dei Notai, Arena di Verona, &more). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Venice sightseeing planner.

Getting from Zurich to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Zurich in May, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Verona
Find places to stay May 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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.
Colosseum and Pantheon will appeal to history buffs. Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa Adriana, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rome travel planner.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May in Rome, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
Find places to stay May 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. Head to Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paris route planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rome to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Popular historic sites such as Acropolis of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens are in your itinerary. Acropolis Museum and Benaki Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, don't miss a visit to Erechtheion, and wander the streets of Plaka.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Athens online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Paris to Athens takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Athens. In May, Athens is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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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.
Hagia Sophia Museum and Rumeli Fortress will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Topkapi Palace. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Little Hagia Sophia, examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, and admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul road trip app.

You can fly from Athens to Istanbul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens to Istanbul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in May, things will get a bit cooler in Istanbul: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay May 24 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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