32 days in Western Europe & Budapest Itinerary

32 days in Western Europe & Budapest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

32 days in Western Europe & Budapest Itinerary

Start: Bogota, Colombia
Fly:  11 h
1
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Montepulciano, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
San Gimignano, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
7
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
8
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
9
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
11
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
12
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
13
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
14
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
15
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Bogota, Colombia

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Free Walking Tours Madrid, Plaza Mayor and Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid travel site .

Bogota, Colombia to Madrid is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Bogota to Madrid. Traveling from Bogota in July, expect nights in Madrid to be a bit warmer, around 23°C, while days are warmer, around 40°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as El Born and Illuminated Fountain. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Casa Batllo and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. The adventure continues: stroll around Parc Guell and examine the collection at Museo Picasso.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona online trip builder .

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in July, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Illuminated Fountain
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
El Born ©
El Born

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sistine Chapel and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Get a sense of the local culture at Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica and Vatican Museums. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Villa d'Este in Tivoli, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rome travel route builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Montepulciano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Villa d'Este
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

few
hours
Montepulciano, Italy

Montepulciano
Perched on a limestone ridge in the heart of Tuscany, Montepulciano is known worldwide for its production of red wine, the Vino Noble.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): do a tasting at Az. Agr. Poliziano, make a trip to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, then do a tasting at De' Ricci, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Via di Gracciano nel Corso.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Montepulciano travel route planner .

You can drive from Rome to Montepulciano in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Montepulciano can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Montepulciano

Wineries Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

1
night
San Gimignano, Italy

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): do a tasting at Azienda Agricola San Quirico, then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Pietro in Forliano, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sant'Agostino.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Gimignano trip builder app .

You can drive from Montepulciano to San Gimignano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in San Gimignano, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Torre e Casa Campatelli ©
Torre e Casa Campatelli
Azienda Agricola San Quirico ©
Azienda Agricola San Quirico

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 28th (Sun), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally kick back and relax at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, kick back and relax at Lido Di Camaiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary website .

Getting from San Gimignano to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria

1
night
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero, admire the landmark architecture of Museo delle Sinopie, then steep yourself in history at Camposanto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Pisa tour builder website .

You can take a train from Florence to Pisa in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In July in Pisa, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

2
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria and then trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, don't miss a visit to Borgo Antico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giovanni Battista, then get to know the fascinating history of Cinque Terre Trails, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Manarola, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cinque Terre itinerary planner .

Take a train from Pisa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Levanto to Monterosso Trail
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): examine the collection at Museo del Novecento and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, then explore the world behind art at Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally shop like a local with Brera District.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Milan online visit planner .

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Milan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Oasi di Sant'Alessio, Certosa di Pavia
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Il Cenacolo ©
Il Cenacolo
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

2
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 4th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), test the waters at a local thermal spa, make a trip to Halaszbastya, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, then take in the pleasant sights at Roman Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Hősök tere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Margaret Island, then examine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum, then see the interesting displays at Miniversum Budapest, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hospital in the Rock.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Budapest online journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Milan to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in August, Budapest is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Pergamonmuseum and Potsdam's Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Neues Palais in Potsdam (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Neues Museum, steep yourself in history at Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, and examine the collection at Classic Remise Berlin.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Berlin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Potsdam, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Potsdam's Gardens ©
Potsdam's Gardens

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Moco Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Amstel, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then examine the collection at Museum of Bags and Purses, then engage your brain at Body Worlds, and finally take a stroll through The Jordaan. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, then see the interesting displays at Micropia, then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam route app .

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Nature
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder

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.
You'll explore and learn at Musee d'Orsay and Chateau de Chantilly. Escape the urban bustle at Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Cathedrale Saint-Pierre (in Beauvais) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Paris itinerary tool .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Chateau de Chantilly, Cathedrale Saint-Pierre
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid
To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Madrid online trip planner .

You can fly from Paris to Madrid in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in August; daily highs in Madrid reach 39°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Barceloneta Beach and Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona. Discover out-of-the-way places like Magic Fountain (Font Magica) and Castillo de San Juan. Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar to see Santa Cristina Hermitage about 1h 20 min away. See even more of Barcelona: explore the world behind art at Fundacio Joan Miro, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take a stroll through Barri de Gracia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in August, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 33°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Santa Cristina Hermitage, Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona, Castillo de San Juan
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta
Joan Miro Foundation ©
Joan Miro Foundation

Similar Plans

36 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 48 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA December, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 35 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 59 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM INDONESIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA July, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM KUWAIT April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA July, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 44 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM NORWAY June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
See more plans