31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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31 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Ghent, Belgium
— 1 day
train:  30​min
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
8
Verona, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h
11
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
12
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
13
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
14
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
15
Granada, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
16
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
17
Toledo, Spain
— Few hours
train:  45​min
18
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Guayaquil, Ecuador

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day
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 15th (Sat): stroll around Parque del Retiro and then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador to Madrid is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Ecuador Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Guayaquil in February; daily highs in Madrid reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Puerta del Sol ©
Puerta del Sol

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Madrid to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in February: highs in Paris hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
day
Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), get to know the fascinating history of St Michael's Bridge, don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center, then take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei, and finally step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen.

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Getting from Paris to Ghent by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. February in Ghent sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

1
night
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, then don't miss a visit to The Markt, and finally appreciate the history behind Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges road trip planning site .

Bruges is just a short distance from Ghent. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 20th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam day trip planner .

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In February in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, examine the collection at Topographie des Terrors, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin journey planning site .

Getting from Amsterdam to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Venice journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. February in Venice sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, and finally browse the exhibits of Casa di Giulietta.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Verona trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Verona by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In February, daytime highs in Verona are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, then hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then make a trip to Oratorio della Confraternita dei Neri Mortis et Orationis, and finally stop by Fabbrica d'Arte Monterosso. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Il Sentiero da Levanto a Monterosso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, and then trek along Cinque Terre Trails.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cinque Terre online trip planner .

You can drive from Verona to Cinque Terre in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Verona in February: high temperatures in Cinque Terre hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Pisa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Fabbrica d'Arte Monterosso ©
Fabbrica d'Arte Monterosso
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©

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 1st (Sun): examine the collection at Palazzo Blu, then don't miss a visit to Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring, and then admire the striking features of Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pisa travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Pisa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Pisa, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Blu ©
Palazzo Blu
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring ©
Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florence attractions planner .

Take a train from Pisa to Florence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

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.
On the 3rd (Tue), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, have fun and explore at Welcome to Rome, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally make a trip to Spanish Steps.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Rome vacation website .

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Rome are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, make a trip to Las Ramblas, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Barcelona itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. March in Barcelona sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Valencia is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, historic sites, fun & games, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market of Valencia, contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc Valencia.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Valencia trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Valencia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia

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hours
Granada, Spain

Granada
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stop by Munira and then steep yourself in history at Alhambra.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Granada trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Valencia to Granada in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Valencia in March, things will get a bit cooler in Granada: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Outdoors Tours Nightlife

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.
On the 11th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda, and finally get great views at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Seville day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Granada to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Granada in March since evenings lows in Seville dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Toledo.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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hours
Toledo, Spain

Toledo
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, wander the streets of Casco Historico de Toledo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada, and finally make a trip to Mirador del Valle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Palace of Aranjuez, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Museo del Greco, then explore the world behind art at Church of Santo Tomé, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of Saint Mary the White.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Toledo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Toledo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seville in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Toledo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Tours Nightlife Historic Sites

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
On the 13th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and then examine the collection at Prado National Museum. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, and finally make a trip to Plaza de Oriente.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Madrid day trip tool .

Take a train from Toledo to Madrid in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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