31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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31 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Pune, India
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
10
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Pune, India

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Roman Forum and Sistine Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rome trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Pune, India to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Piazza del Campo and Piazza della Signoria. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Siena to see Siena Cathedral about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

Plan trip to Florence with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Florence dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Magic Fountain (Font Magica) and Room Escape Games. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona travel planning app .

Fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain
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.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Belém Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jeronimos Monastery, take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon vacation planning website .

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Western European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

2
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, breweries & distilleries, historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stroll through St. Stephen's Green, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, and steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary maker tool .

Fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in May; daily highs in Dublin reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Walking tours
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

2
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planning website .

You can fly from Dublin to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Dublin to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Paris, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Walking tours
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Beer Tastings & Tours and Room Escape Games. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old Town Square, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague travel route planner.

Fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Prague are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Beer Tastings & Tours
Room Escape Games

3
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Parliament, take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Prague in May: highs in Budapest hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank

1
night
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , then contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rumeli Fortress.

To find out how to plan a trip to Istanbul, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. In May in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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