31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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31 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Canberra, Australia
Fly:  27​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 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 15​min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
6
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Canberra, Australia

2
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 Food Tours and Galleria Borghese. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary builder .

Canberra, Australia to Rome is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Canberra to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Canberra in March; daily highs in Rome reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza del Campo and Campanile di Giotto. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Siena Cathedral in Siena--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

For ratings and more tourist information, use the Florence holiday builder tool .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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.
Explore hidden gems such as La Boqueria and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore and take pictures at Camp Nou, tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Guell, and see the interesting displays at Casa Batllo.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip website .

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Room Escape Games
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Park and National Palace of Pena and Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco). Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, make a trip to Santa Justa Lift, and admire the masterpieces at National Tile Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in March; daily highs in Paris reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, have fun at Museumphoto, and stroll through ARTIS.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip builder app .

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, then take a stroll through Mala strana, then contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Charles Bridge, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, and finally take a stroll through Old Town Square.

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You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. March in Prague sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Room Escape Games
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Belvedere Palace and Schonbrunner Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunn Palace, don't miss a visit to Rathaus, stroll through Schönbrunn Zoo, and examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens

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: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Budapest holiday planner .

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Shoes on the Danube ©
Shoes on the Danube
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

2
nights
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.
On the 28th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, and finally explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern Museum. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, and finally take a stroll through Ortakoy.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. Traveling from Budapest in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 14°C in Istanbul. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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