31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, Shuttle to Brasov
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Brasov, Romania
— 1 night
Shuttle to Otopeni Airport, Fly to Athens
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly
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Pompeii, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam tour planner.

Phoenix, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Phoenix in May, expect Amsterdam to be cooler, temps between 63°F and 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

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, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Reichstag Building, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, and appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin vacation builder.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 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 8th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Vrtba Garden, then enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, and finally get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip app.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Prague are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Brasov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Brasov, Romania

— 1 night
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Draper Bastion, make a trip to Council Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Brasov day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Prague to Brasov in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Prague to Brasov, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Brasov to Athens takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Pompeii.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Pompeii, Italy

— 1 night

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 15th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande, steep yourself in history at Lupanar, delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then explore the ancient world of Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, and finally don't miss a visit to Forum Baths.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pompeii day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Pompeii takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Pompeii, with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites

Rome, Italy

— 3 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rome online day trip planner.

Take a train from Pompeii to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in May, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Barcelona itinerary planner.

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Paris, France

— 4 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.
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 landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in May; daily highs in Paris reach 64°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

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, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the London trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.