31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
Fly to Nice, Bus to Monaco-Ville
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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 1 day
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Syracuse, Italy
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 1 night
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Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder and Body Worlds. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, browse the exhibits of Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Amsterdam is 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Montreal in May: highs in Amsterdam hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Manchester, United Kingdom

— 1 night

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Bolton Steam Museum, then examine the collection at Greater Manchester Police Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Contemporary Six.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Manchester day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Manchester takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. May in Manchester sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

London, United Kingdom

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Wallace Collection, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Westminster, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Sir John Soane's Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of British Library.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Manchester to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Paris, France

— 3 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Appreciate the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Memorial De La Shoah. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at The Army Museum, make a trip to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and see the interesting displays at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip planner.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Paris are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Bordeaux, France

— 2 nights

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): do a tasting at Chateau Cantenac, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Collegiale de Saint-Emilion, then do a tasting at Chateau Paloumey, then see the interesting displays at Musee du Vin et du Negoce, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Tour Pey-Berland, take an in-depth tour of Musee d'Aquitaine, then take a stroll through Port of the Moon, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Église Notre-Dame.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bordeaux tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to Bordeaux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bordeaux: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Monaco-Ville.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Monaco-Ville, Monaco

— 1 day
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Prince's Palace, examine the collection at Stamps and Money Museum, then don't miss a visit to Place du Palais, then contemplate the long history of Palais de justice de Monaco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Bordeaux to Monaco-Ville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Monaco-Ville are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Milan, Italy

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Teatrale alla Scala, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Milan online travel planner.

You can drive from Monaco-Ville to Milan in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, then get curious at Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science, then explore the world behind art at Palazzo Strozzi, and finally pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): examine the collection at Pitti Palace, contemplate the long history of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then see the interesting displays at Stibbert Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence online vacation planner.

Getting from Milan to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Stanze di Raffaello and Palazzo Doria Pamphilj will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Colle del Gianicolo and Colle Aventino. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and don't miss a visit to Cupola di San Pietro.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rome, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Syracuse, Italy

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Mediterranean

Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on Ortigia Island Excursion, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Eloro, appreciate the extensive heritage of Corso Vittorio Emanuele III, explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Nicolaci, then admire the masterpieces at Monastero del San salvatore, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea Elvira Emilia Pirrone Resso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Bellomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo, and then see the interesting displays at Museo del Papiro "Corrado Basile".

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Syracuse sightseeing website.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Syracuse takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Syracuse

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Mykonos Town, Greece

— 1 night

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
On the 22nd (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at Beautyworld Spa, enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with Mykonos Diving Center, and finally kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mykonos Town day trip tool.

You can fly from Syracuse to Mykonos Town in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Syracuse to Mykonos Town is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Heraklion, Greece

— 2 nights
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 23rd (Sun), delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, steep yourself in history at Church of Agios Mathaios Sinaites, then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Castello del Molo (Koules). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, explore the world behind art at Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini, get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, do a tasting at Domaine Paterianakis, then see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally stop by Idols Art.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion online trip planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Heraklion in 4 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Heraklion are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum. You'll explore and learn at Museu Picasso and Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA. Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to Castelldefels to see Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, walk around Parc Guell, make a trip to Placa d'Espanya, and take a stroll through El Born.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Heraklion to Barcelona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some cultural insight at Alfama and Belém Tower. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco). Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Palacio Nacional de Mafra in Mafra--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of National Republican Guard, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Colecao Berardo.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. May in Lisbon sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sicily travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Ruins · Churches
The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily is a ruggedly attractive land. The island has a long history of foreign domination and has been controlled by the Greeks, Romans, Arabs, and Normans. The result is a distinct culture blending elements from all of those areas and featuring an intriguing dialect. This is a huge island with plenty of small villages to tour, each with its own treasures. Beyond the popular coastal areas, Sicily's inland attractions include an unspoiled landscape of mountains, hills, and villages that sometimes seem frozen in time. While the natural environment is its biggest draw, Sicily's greatest asset may be its people. They are proud of their traditions and incredibly hospitable to visitors.

Crete travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Ruins · Islands
Great Island
The largest of the Greek islands, Crete offers travelers more than just sun, sea, and sand. Famed for its warm hospitality, outstanding infrastructure, and contrasting landscapes, the island represents one of the world's richest areas in terms of history and culture. Crete burst onto the world scene over 4,000 years ago, when it served as the center of the Minoan civilization, one of Europe's earliest organized societies. Despite the island's wealth of developed beaches, the traces of the mysterious and enchanting Minoan empire remain Crete's top attraction, drawing visitors from all over the world. The island capital Heraklion provides an ideal base for exploring a renowned Minoan palace complex, the site of Europe's oldest city.