50 days in Europe Itinerary

50 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Tromso, Norway
— 5 nights
2
Gdansk, Poland
— 5 nights
3
Warsaw, Poland
— 5 nights
4
Krakow, Poland
— 6 nights
5
Oswiecim, Poland
— 1 night
6
Wroclaw, Poland
— 3 nights
7
Sibiu, Romania
— 1 night
8
Brasov, Romania
— 2 nights
9
Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights
10
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 6 nights
11
Athens, Greece
— 10 nights

5
nights
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Get some historical perspective at The Arctic Cathedral and Tromso Domkirke. The Polar Museum and Skansen are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Polaria, steep yourself in history at Batvraket ved Tomasjordnes, and get to know the resident critters at Tromso Mini Zoo.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tromso road trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Tromso is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Tromso. Traveling from Sydney in November, things will get much colder in Tromso: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Tromso

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Elverhoy Kirke ©
Elverhoy Kirke

5
nights
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Żywe Muzeum Piernika and Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka) and Gdańsk Town Hall. When in Gdansk, make a side trip to see Town Square - Old Town in Torun, approximately Torun away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej), steep yourself in history at Westerplatte, appreciate the extensive heritage of Dlugi Targ Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gdansk day trip planner.

You can fly from Tromso to Gdansk in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Torun, Sopot Pier, Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
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Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Archikatedra Oliwska ©
Archikatedra Oliwska
Żywe Muzeum Piernika ©
Żywe Muzeum Piernika

5
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski) and POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich. Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and Rynek Starego Miasta are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Krakowskie Przedmiescie, stroll the grounds of Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach, learn about all things military at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, and look and learn at Copernicus Science Centre.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Warsaw trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Gdansk to Warsaw takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Warsaw are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum
POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich ©
POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich

6
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu) and Rynek (Old Square) Underground. Wieliczka Salt Mine and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley, explore the different monuments and memorials at Rakowicki Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, and explore the galleries of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip planner.

Getting from Warsaw to Krakow by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu) ©
Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu)
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

1
night
Oswiecim, Poland

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Oswiecim trip builder app.

You can drive from Krakow to Oswiecim in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites Museums
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau

3
nights
Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw ©
Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town- Historic Center and KoSciol OpatrznoSci Bozej we Wroclawiu. Explore hidden gems such as Panorama Raclawicka and Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy). Take a break from Wroclaw with a short trip to Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu in Walbrzych, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Wroclaw's Dwarfs, get to know the fascinating history of Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island), and go for a walk through Rynek of Wroclaw.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Wroclaw trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Oswiecim to Wroclaw by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sibiu.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy), Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu
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Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu ©
Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island)
Panorama Raclawicka ©
Panorama Raclawicka

1
night
Sibiu, Romania

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii and then contemplate the long history of Citadel of Alba Iulia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), thendon't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), and then examine the collection at Landeskirchliches Museum der Evangelischen Kirche.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sibiu trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Wroclaw to Sibiu by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wroclaw to Sibiu. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Wroclaw in December, with highs in Sibiu at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Alba Iulia
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council) ©
Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council)
Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii ©
Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii

2
nights
Brasov, Romania

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), step into the grandiose world of Peles Castle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Predeal Monastery. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Council Square, thenwander the streets of Brasov Historical Center, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Biserica Sfânta Adormire a Maicii Domnului.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brasov online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sibiu to Brasov in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Predeal Monastery, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Peles Castle
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Brasov Historical Center ©
Brasov Historical Center
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)

2
nights
Bucharest, Romania

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 26th (Sat), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thencontemplate the long history of Stavropoleos Monastery, and then contemplate the long history of Radu Voda Monastery. On the next day, admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", thenstroll around Herăstrău Park, and then get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bucharest itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Brasov to Bucharest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Radu Voda Monastery ©
Radu Voda Monastery

6
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Explore hidden gems such as Rila Monastery and Boyana Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Catedral de Sveta-Nedelya and Church St. George Rotunda. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sofia: Plovdiv (Agora, Plovdiv Roman Theatre, &more) and Zemen Monastery (in Zemen). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, look for gifts at Gifted Sofia, pause for some photo ops at Saint Sofia Monument, and catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sofia trip planning site.

You can fly from Bucharest to Sofia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Sofia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Tours Winter Sports

Side Trips

Plovdiv, Rila Monastery, Zemen Monastery
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Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church
Plovdiv Roman Theatre ©
Plovdiv Roman Theatre

10
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Poseidon. Get some cultural insight at Temple of Hephaestus and Acropolis Museum. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Mycenae (Agora art gallery, Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, &more), Nafplio (Kapnopoleio Nafplio, Church of Panaghia, &more) and Corinth Canal (in Corinth). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Philopappos Hill, stop by Plaka, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and stroll through Mount Lycabettus.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sofia to Athens in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sofia in January, you will find days in Athens are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are warmer (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nafplio, Mycenae, Temple of Poseidon, Corinth Canal
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

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