28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Windsor, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Churchill War Rooms, Ripping Yarns - Jack the Ripper Tours, Kensington Palace, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and examine the collection at The British Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary builder.

Christchurch, New Zealand to London is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 12 hours traveling from Christchurch to London due to the time zone difference. In March, London is slightly colder than Christchurch - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Windsor.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums · Tours

Windsor, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Jubilee Fountain and then find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: savor the flavors at Thames Valley Wine School, then contemplate the long history of St. George's Chapel, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Windsor & Eton Brewery.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Windsor vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from London to Windsor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Windsor sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Windsor

Theme Parks · Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to The Royal Mile, stop by Castlehill Whisky, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and finally take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Fly from Windsor to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Windsor in March, you will find days in Edinburgh are a bit cooler (9°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Dublin, Ireland

— 2 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 11th (Sat), walk around St Stephens Green, then see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, then see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and finally wander the streets of Temple Bar. On your second day here, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, take in the views from Ha'penny Bridge, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., then admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and finally ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dublin trip app.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries

Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

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.
On the 13th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally wander the streets of Montmartre. On the next day, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris tour planning website.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pisa.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Pisa, Italy

— 2 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 15th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Knights’ Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Sisto in Cortevecchia, admire the striking features of Leaning Tower of Pisa, then steep yourself in history at Baptistery of St. John, then stroll the grounds of Camposanto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro, admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, then contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, and finally make a trip to Terrazza Mascagni.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Pisa road trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Pisa by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Paris in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Pisa, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rome holiday planning website.

You can fly from Pisa to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to Ratto della Sabina, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto. On the next day, examine the collection at Museo di San Marco, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Florence travel route website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, look for gifts at Beershop Venezia, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Venice vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. March in Venice sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

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 24th (Fri): walk around Vondelpark, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): stop by The Jordaan, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam, then get engrossed in the history at Amsterdam Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam journey builder tool.

You can fly from Venice to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in March, things will get little chillier in Amsterdam: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries

Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin holiday planner.

Fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums

Cluj-Napoca, Romania

— 1 night

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some photo ops at King Matthias Corvin Statue, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cluj-Napoca trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Berlin to Cluj-Napoca in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Tours · Parks

Athens, Greece

— 1 night

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then take a stroll through Plaka.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Cluj-Napoca to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cluj-Napoca in March; daily highs in Athens reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Transylvania travel guide

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Castles · Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas
While Transylvania may be known in popular culture as the home of Dracula, the incredible lanscape and rich history of this region are not to be overlooked. Located in the Carpathian Mountains in central Romania, travelers flock here for outdoor activities and adventures such as hiking, skiing, and rock climbing. Further, the medieval towns and architecture scattered throughout the region are some of the oldest and best preserved in the country. As host of many festivals and events, Transylvania is a cultural center for foreigners and locals alike. It's the country's largest and most well-known region, and the majority of tourism within Romania exists in this historic area.