48 days in Europe Itinerary

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Cordoba, Spain
— 12 nights
Fly
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Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly to Barcelona, Bus to Escaldes-Engordany
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Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra
— 2 nights
Bus to Toulouse, Fly to Lyon
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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 night
Train to Zurich, Fly to Rome
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Drive
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights

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Cordoba, Spain — 12 nights

Pearl of Muslim Spain

Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cordoba: Benalmadena (Parque De La Paloma, Speed Boats Tours, &more), Torremolinos (Jardin Botanico Molino de Inca, Crocodile Park, &more) and Bioparc (in Fuengirola). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, look for all kinds of wild species at El Torcal de Antequera, wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Cordoba sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiports are Sevilla Airport, Málaga Airport and Ciudad Real International Airport. May in Cordoba sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to fly to Porto.
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Find places to stay May 1 — 13:

Porto, Portugal — 2 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for gifts at Livraria Lello, stroll through Ribeira do Porto, then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then make a trip to Liberdade Square, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Porto vacation builder.

You can fly from Cordoba to Porto in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cordoba to Porto is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cordoba in May, you will find days in Porto are little chillier (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Escaldes-Engordany.
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Find places to stay May 13 — 15:

Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra — 2 nights

Boasting a host of hot springs and just a stone's throw away from the capital, Les Escalades is a popular choice for those who want some rest and relaxation after hitting the slopes or the stores.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sant Joan de Caselles, enjoy breathtaking views from Mirador del Roc del Quer, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Meritxell, and finally appreciate the views at Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: boost your wellbeing at Caldea, pause for some serene contemplation at C.S. Santa Coloma, stroll around Parc Central, contemplate the long history of Casa de la Vall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sant Esteve d'Andorra la Vella, and finally pause for some photo ops at La Noblesse du Temps.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Escaldes-Engordany day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Porto to Escaldes-Engordany takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Escaldes-Engordany due to the time zone difference. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lyon.
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Lyon, France — 3 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Colline de Fourviere, then admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then don't miss a visit to The Weight of Oneself Sculpture, and finally walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lyon travel planning app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Escaldes-Engordany to Lyon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vaduz.
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein — 1 night

As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): do a tasting at Wine Cellars of the Prince of Liechtenstein, don't miss a visit to Liechtenstein Center, see the interesting displays at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, see the interesting displays at Postal Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Liechtenstein National Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Florin. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Vaduz Castle, then make a trip to The Main Square, then take in the views from Alte Rheinbrucke, and finally make a trip to Gutenberg Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vaduz trip builder tool.

You can drive from Lyon to Vaduz in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rome.
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Find places to stay May 20 — 21:

Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 22nd (Mon), explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rome trip simple and quick.

Do a combination of train and flight from Vaduz to Rome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. May in Rome sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Athens.
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Find places to stay May 21 — 23:

Athens, Greece — 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 24th (Wed), wander the streets of Plaka, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum and then appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Athens online vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Athens is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Athens dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newcastle upon Tyne: Alnwick Castle (in Alnwick), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Seahouses) and Embleton Bay (in Embleton). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Victoria Tunnel, take a stroll through Quayside, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durham Cathedral, and look for gifts at The Back Page.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Newcastle upon Tyne online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Athens to Newcastle upon Tyne by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in May: highs in Newcastle upon Tyne hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to The Hague.
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Find places to stay May 25 — 28:

The Hague, The Netherlands — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Keukenhof, then get a sense of history and politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church and then find something for the whole family at Madurodam.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our The Hague travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Newcastle upon Tyne to The Hague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in The Hague, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Antwerp.
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Find places to stay May 28 — 30:

Antwerp, Belgium — 4 nights

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Belfry of Bruges, Historic Centre of Brugge, &more) and Brussels (Atomium, St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), &more). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, examine the collection at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, and stop by OROGEM Jewelers - Verlovingsringen en Trouwringen Antwerpen.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Antwerp online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from The Hague to Antwerp in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from The Hague in May, expect nights in Antwerp to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Luxembourg City.
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Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 3:

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg — 1 night

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to William Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, explore the historical opulence of Grand Ducal Palace, get engrossed in the history at Letzebuerg City Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, steep yourself in history at Vianden Castle, and then wander the streets of Barrio Grund.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Luxembourg City holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Antwerp to Luxembourg City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Frankfurt.
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Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5:

Frankfurt, Germany — 4 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Frankfurt: Wurzburg (Marienkapelle, Fortress Marienberg, &more), Heidelberg (Altstadt (Old Town), Schloss Heidelberg, &more) and Rothenburg (St. Jakobskirche, Town Walls, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, steep yourself in history at Altstadt, take in the views from Iron Bridge, and make a trip to Romer.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Frankfurt online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Luxembourg City to Frankfurt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Frankfurt are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly to Aarhus.
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Aarhus, Denmark — 2 nights

City of Smiles

Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): examine the collection at Den Gamle By, then see the sky in a new way at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, then engage your brain at Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses, and finally see the interesting displays at Moesgaard Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helligaandskirken, and then don't miss a visit to Aarhus Rådhus.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Aarhus tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Frankfurt to Aarhus in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Frankfurt in June; daily highs in Aarhus reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Stockholm.
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Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:

Stockholm, Sweden — 3 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, stroll around Kungstradgarden Park, admire the landmark architecture of Drottningholm Palace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Stockholm day trip planner.

Getting from Aarhus to Stockholm by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In June in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to fly to Warsaw.
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Find places to stay Jun 12 — 15:

Warsaw, Poland — 2 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then walk around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then contemplate the long history of Palace on the Island, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Katyn Museum, learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, then get engrossed in the history at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and finally make a trip to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Warsaw trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Stockholm to Warsaw by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Warsaw, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C.
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Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:

Andorra travel guide

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Thermal Spas · Ski Areas · Theme Parks
Andorra's wild popularity among tourists can be attributed to its gently sloped ski resorts, extensive hiking trails, and duty-free shopping. The skyline features the ubiquitous outline of the rugged Pyrenees mountain range, with average elevations of 1,996 m (6,549 ft). Tranquillity and relaxation ensue at altitudes of 1,000 m (3,281 ft) at the well-known Caldea Spa Complex, distinguished by its elegant glass spires. If you prefer a little retail therapy, try the duty-free shopping in the capital city Andorra la Vella's bustling avenues. Sightseeing includes Romaneque churches, shrines, and historic houses, including a replica of the famous statue of Our Lady of Meritxell, which was destroyed in a 1972 fire. Andorra's Catalan culture, including folk dances and music, is very much alive today in the town of Sant Julià de Lòria.
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