33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
6
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
7
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
10
Saturnia, Italy
— 2 nights
11
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
12
Oia, Greece
— 2 nights
13
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, thenexplore the world behind art at National Gallery, and finally walk around St. James's Park.

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

Canberra, Australia to London is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Canberra to London due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in London when traveling from Canberra in May, with lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Fri) before leaving for Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:
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Photography Tours
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

2
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, thenwander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, thencontemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and finally admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol). On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville trip planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to Seville in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Edinburgh to Seville is 1 hour. Traveling from Edinburgh in May, expect nights in Seville to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are much hotter, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay May 10 — 12:
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente, thensteep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and finally explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip site.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Madrid when traveling from Seville in May, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
night
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 (Thu), make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller, and finally walk around Parc Guell. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, thenwander the streets of Las Ramblas, and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay May 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch, thentake in the views from Chapel Bridge, thenappreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Lucerne day trip planning tool.

Getting from Barcelona to Lucerne by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Barcelona in May: high temperatures in Lucerne hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Interlaken, Trümmelbachfälle, Jungfraujoch
Find places to stay May 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, make a trip to Marienplatz, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Munich road trip website.

Drive from Lucerne to Munich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Getting from Munich to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. In May, Venice is a bit warmer than Munich - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 23rd (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, thenexamine the collection at Pitti Palace, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally don't miss a visit to Ratto della Sabina.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florence tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. May in Florence sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Saturnia.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
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
Saturnia, Italy

Saturnia ©
On the 25th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Via Cava and then take in the natural beauty of Cascate del Mulino. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Pietro, thenget to know the fascinating history of Pitigliano Centro Storico, thenstep into the grandiose world of Piazza del Castello di Montemerano, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Terme di Saturnia - Parco Termale.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Saturnia trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Florence to Saturnia in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Saturnia can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Saturnia

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pitigliano, Sorano, Piazza del Castello di Montemerano, Vulci
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Cascate del Mulino ©
Cascate del Mulino
Pitigliano Centro Storico ©
Pitigliano Centro Storico
Piazza del Castello di Montemerano ©
Piazza del Castello di Montemerano

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thendelve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome sightseeing planner.

Drive from Saturnia to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Domaine Sigalas, make a trip to Sunset in Oia, and then look for gifts at Replica. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, thenexplore the ancient world of Akrotiri, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Oia attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Oia takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Oia can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Akrotiri
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Change things up with a short trip to Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, go from sight to sight with CityCab, and stop by Monastiraki.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Athens online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Oia to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. June in Athens sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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