29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then take in the views from Pont Alexandre III, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Paris is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in January, expect Paris to be a bit warmer, temps between 8°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then stroll around Vondelpark, and finally see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary site.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In January in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
On the 22nd (Fri), admire the striking features of Dancing House, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally see the interesting displays at NaFilM: National film museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Lesser Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, and finally take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

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Fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, things will get a bit cooler in Prague: highs are around 2°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip maker app.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, then snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue and then get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Budapest trip planner.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites

Istanbul, Turkey

— 3 nights

Queen of Cities

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, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in January, expect nights in Istanbul to be warmer, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Athens, Greece

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, and visit Plaka.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Athens by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Athens. While traveling from Istanbul, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Rome, Italy

— 4 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, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and don't miss a visit to Cupola di San Pietro.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary site.

Fly from Athens to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rome, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

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.
On the 8th (Mon), get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Florence sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February in Florence, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 10th (Wed), admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally stroll around Parc de Montjuic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In February in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Belém Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, daytime highs in Lisbon are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums