54 days in Europe Itinerary

54 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
2
Goreme, Turkey
— 2 nights
3
Pamukkale, Turkey
— 2 nights
4
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
5
Nafplio, Greece
— 3 nights
6
Imerovigli, Greece
— 3 nights
7
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
8
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
9
Zagreb, Croatia
— 6 nights
10
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
11
Rothenburg, Germany
— 3 nights
12
Wolfsburg, Germany
— 6 nights
13
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
14
Bruges, Belgium
— 6 nights
15
Namur, Belgium
— 1 day


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4
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ortakoy as well as Mısır Çarşısı. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary maker site.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Istanbul is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Christchurch to Istanbul, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Christchurch in February, expect nights in Istanbul to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are colder, around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 6:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Goreme National Park, then look for gifts at Arts & Crafts Cappadocia, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Goreme Open-Air Museum and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Goreme day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Goreme takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in February, Goreme is much colder at night with lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Uchisar Castle, Balloon Rides
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle

2
nights
Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale
A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Pamukkale is known for nature, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Hierapolis, get engrossed in the history at Hierapolis Arkeoloji Muzesi, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pamukkale journey planner.

Getting from Goreme to Pamukkale by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Denizli
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:
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Laodikeia
Laodikeia
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Philopappos Hill as well as Temple of Hephaestus. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, and wander the streets of Monastiraki.

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

You can do a combination of train and flight from Pamukkale to Athens in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pamukkale to Athens. February in Athens sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 14th (Mon), you'll travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 14:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Nafplio, Greece

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nafplio: Ktima Palivou (in Nemea) and Archea Korinthos (in Corinth). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, get to know the fascinating history of Nauplion Promenade, and steep yourself in history at Bourtzi.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nafplio trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, Nafplio is a bit cooler than Athens - with highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C. On the 17th (Thu), you'll travel to Imerovigli.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, Ktima Palivou, Archea Korinthos
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 17:
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos

3
nights
Imerovigli, Greece

Imerovigli ©
Imerovigli, famed for its Cycladic architecture, claims one of the most dramatic positions in all of Greece.
Get out of town with these interesting Imerovigli side-trips: Akrotiri (La Ponta & Venetian Castle of Santorini). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Ancient Thera, kick back and relax at Red Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, and get impressive views of Santorini Volcano.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Imerovigli trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nafplio to Imerovigli. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nafplio in February: high temperatures in Imerovigli hover around 18°C and lows are around 12°C. You will leave for Dubrovnik on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Imerovigli

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Ancient Thera, Santorini Volcano
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 20:
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera
Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel ©
Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, stop by Old Town, take an in-depth tour of War Photo Limited, and don't miss a visit to Onophrian Fountain.

Start your trip to Dubrovnik by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Imerovigli to Dubrovnik. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In February, Dubrovnik is little chillier than Imerovigli - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited

2
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Rastoke and then explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the bus ride to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 25:
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The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake
Rastoke ©
Rastoke

6
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), enjoy breathtaking views from Kula Lotrščak, see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, and pick up some local products at Dolac Market.

To see ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb day trip website.

Take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you're off to Berlin.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 3:
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Berlin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 5:
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Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

3
nights
Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marienkapelle, don't miss a visit to Market Square, ponder the design of Brunnen am Sternplatz, then make a trip to Hofkirche, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Kilian Cathedral. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Town Walls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, then take a stroll through Altstadt, and finally admire the local landmark of Vierroehrenbrunnen.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rothenburg trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Rothenburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Wolfsburg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Marienkapelle ©
Marienkapelle
Alte Mainbruecke ©
Alte Mainbruecke

6
nights
Wolfsburg, Germany

Wolfsburg ©
Rather distinct among German cities, Wolfsburg arose in the first half of the 20th century as a somewhat planned urban area.
Wolfsburg is known for museums, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the sky in a new way at Planetarium Wolfsburg and explore the world behind art at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Wolfsburg route maker app.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Wolfsburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. You will leave for Amsterdam on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Wolfsburg

Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 14:
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Planetarium Wolfsburg ©
Planetarium Wolfsburg
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg ©
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg

4
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Wolfsburg to Amsterdam with the Route module. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 18:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

6
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sint-Baafsabdij as well as Sint-Janshospitaal. Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: Citadelle de Dinant (in Dinant), Citadelle (Citadel) (in Namur) and Ghent (Ghent City Center, Gravensteen, &more). And it doesn't end there: sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, explore the ancient world of Abbaye d'Orval, and examine the collection at Historium Brugge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bruges road trip app.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In March in Bruges, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Namur.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Ghent, Citadelle de Dinant, Citadelle (Citadel), Abbaye d'Orval
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 24:
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Citadelle (Citadel) ©
Citadelle (Citadel)
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

1
day
Namur, Belgium

Namur
Namur is a city and municipality in Wallonia, Belgium. For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Namur travel route builder app.

You can drive from Bruges to Namur in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Namur are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. On the 24th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Namur

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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