59 days in Europe & Giza Itinerary

59 days in Europe & Giza Itinerary

Created using Inspirock travel route builder

Make it your trip
Fly
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train
4
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train
5
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
7
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
Train
8
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
9
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly
11
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly
14
Giza, Egypt
— 5 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2

St. Petersburg, Russia

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

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.
Visit Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Russian Museum and Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, examine the collection at A.V. Suvorov State Memorial Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kazan Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Palace Square.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg travel itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Sydney to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. In February, St. Petersburg is cooler than Sydney - with highs of -1°C and lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 5:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and NEMO Science Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum & Grote Markt). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, visit The Jordaan, examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

Before you visit Amsterdam, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Amsterdam takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from St. Petersburg in February, expect Amsterdam to be a bit warmer, temps between 7°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 5 — 9:

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 nights

Capital of Europe

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 some cultural insight at Grand Place and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Popular historic sites such as St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and shop like a local with BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip app.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 13:

London, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum and National Gallery. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Tate Modern, browse the exhibits of Churchill War Rooms, and brush up on your military savvy at Imperial War Museums.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from Brussels to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

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

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. February in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Picasso and Parc de Montjuic. Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, stroll around Parc Guell, and get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in February, with highs in Barcelona at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 26:

Rome, Italy

— 6 nights

Eternal City

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. St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza Navona are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rome online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 4:

Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo Nazionale del Bargello. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. March in Florence sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 8:

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Gallerie dell'Accademia will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Piazza dei Signori, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice route builder site.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Venice are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 11:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): stop by Lesser Town, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally contemplate the long history of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, and finally see the interesting displays at NaFilM: National film museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Prague route planning site.

You can fly from Venice to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in March: high temperatures in Prague hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 13:

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Belvedere Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Let the collections at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Albertina capture your imagination. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Sigmund Freud Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), and don't miss a visit to Haus der Musik Wien.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In March, daytime highs in Vienna are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue. Museum-lovers will get to explore Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and House of Terror Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank, and take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Budapest planning tool.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 21:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 4 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Chora Museum and Rumeli Fortress. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Istanbul Modern and Topkapi Palace. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Galata Tower, examine the collection at Pera Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Rustem Pasha Mosque, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

Plan my Istanbul trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Budapest in March since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Giza.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 25:

Giza, Egypt

— 5 nights
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and Step Pyramid of Djoser. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Sondos Papyrus. Get out of town with these interesting Giza side-trips: Saqqara (Mastaba of Mereruka & Niankhkhnum and Khnumhotep's Mastaba). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Pyramids of Giza, take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre, explore the ancient world of Bent Pyramid, and pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Giza vacation builder site.

You can fly from Istanbul to Giza in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Istanbul in March, plan for much warmer days and about the same nights in Giza: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 17°C at night. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 30: