31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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31 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  3​h 30​min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Positano, Italy
— 1 night
+4
Ferry + Foot + Train + Bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
9
Fira, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
11
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Toronto, Canada

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our London trip planning website .

Toronto, Canada to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Toronto to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in July, expect London to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen & Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Paris trip simple and quick.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, Rouen
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: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, cast your line with a fishing tour, and explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam journey planner.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Giessbachfälle.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lucerne attractions planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Amsterdam to Lucerne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Zurich, Giessbachfälle, Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Lucerne in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence tour planning site .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rome online vacation builder .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
On the 23rd (Thu), get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo, then stop by Emporio della Ceramica di murano crescenzo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Miniaci Art Gallery.

To plan Positano vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Rome to Positano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Positano

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

1
night
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Santo Horse Riding, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Fira trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Positano to Fira takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Fira sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step out of Athens with an excursion to Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae--about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Athens day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Fira to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. July in Athens sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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 (Castelo dos Mouros & Quinta da Regaleira). The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip planning app .

Getting from Athens to Lisbon by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Athens to Lisbon. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in July: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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