31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
9
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
11
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, wander the streets of Trastevere, and take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rome travel planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in September: high temperatures in Rome hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, thenadmire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 14th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, thendon't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, thendon't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, visit El Barri Gòtic, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. In September, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, stroll around Phoenix Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and make a trip to Merrion Square.

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Fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in September, things will get slightly colder in Dublin: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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 out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Dublin to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Paris due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dublin, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, thenstroll around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip maker app.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, thendon't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, thentake some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Lesser Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Prague can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Hofburg, steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, and then see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. September in Vienna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, thenmake a trip to Heroes' Square, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest online vacation builder.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. September in Budapest sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

5
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Istanbul journey website.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Budapest in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Food Tours
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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