53 days in Europe Itinerary

53 days in Europe Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 10 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 7 nights
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Ehrwald, Austria
— 6 nights
Drive
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Strasbourg, France
— 7 nights
Drive
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Marseille, France
— 7 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain — 10 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vila Vella (Old Town) as well as Free Walking Tours Barcelona. Step off the beaten path and head to CosmoCaixa Barcelona and Casa Vicens. Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Tossa de Mar), Fenals Beach (in Lloret de Mar) and Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona (in Castelldefels). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, enjoy the sand and surf at La Playa de Sitges, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona, and stop by El Barri Gòtic.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Newark, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Barcelona, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In July in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 7 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Castello del Catajo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Piazza dei Signori (in Padua), Verona (Arche Scaligere, Arena di Verona, &more) and Passeggiata lungo la restera (in Treviso). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, take a stroll through Cannaregio, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ehrwald.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
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Ehrwald, Austria — 6 nights

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hochfeldernalm and Wasserfall-Erlebnisweg Ehrwald. Faszination Zugspitze Erlebnis Museum and Lourdeskapelle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Ehrwald's surroundings by going to Benni Raich Brucke (in Arzl im Pitztal), Alpine Coaster (in Imst) and Heiterwanger See (in Heiterwang).

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ehrwald day trip site.

Drive from Venice to Ehrwald in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in July, with highs in Ehrwald at 78°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Strasbourg.
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Strasbourg, France — 7 nights

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like La Petite France and Protestant Church of St. Peter the Younger. Get a sense of the local culture at Chateau Saint-Ulrich and Eglise Saint-Paul. Change things up with these side-trips from Strasbourg: Vieille Ville de Turckheim (in Turckheim), Chateau de Kaysersberg (in Kaysersberg) and Ribeauville (Chateau Giersberg & Eglise Saint-Gregoire). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Georges, get your bearings at Bibliotheque Humaniste, and see the interesting displays at Le Vaisseau.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Strasbourg trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Ehrwald to Strasbourg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Strasbourg, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 nights

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 Montmartre and Atelier des Lumieres. Get some historical perspective at Pantheon and Hotel de Ville. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Place des Vosges, enjoy breathtaking views from Montparnasse Tower, examine the collection at Grande Galerie de l'Evolution, and get engrossed in the history at Musee de Montmartre.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Paris trip maker app.

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. August in Paris sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 1 night

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 8th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Portuguese Synagogue.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam sightseeing planning tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are little chillier, around 72°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Tue) before leaving for Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 nights

Arc de Triomphe and Pere-Lachaise Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Chateau of Vincennes. See some other sides of Paris: admire the masterpieces at Petit Palais, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Tuileries.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris travel route website.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Marseille.
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Marseille, France — 7 nights

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Take a break from the city and head to EVTT Provence and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathédrale La Major and Site Memorial du Camp des Milles. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Cassis (Calanque de Port-Miou & Cape Canaille), Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence) and Arles (St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime) & Eglise St-Trophime). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, see the interesting displays at Centre de la Vieille Charite, explore the activities along Calanque du Sugiton, and get engrossed in the history at Musee d'Histoire de Marseille.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Marseille itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Marseille takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, Marseille is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 86°F and lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 6 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Vila Vella (Old Town) as well as Free Walking Tours Barcelona. Visit Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes and Plaça de Sant Felip Neri for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Museu Eròtic de Barcelona and Joan Miro Foundation. Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar to see Museu del Mar - Can Garriga about 1h 10 min away. Explore Barcelona further: admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, contemplate the long history of Palau de la Balmesiana, and take some stellar pictures from The Carmel Bunkers.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Barcelona online road trip planner.

Fly from Marseille to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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