31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Paris, France

— 2 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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee de Montmartre. Arc de Triomphe and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at The Army Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Paris Plage, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

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Lisbon, Portugal to Paris is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in July: highs in Paris hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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.
Wallace Collection and The Courtauld Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. HMS Belfast and Westminster are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, take an in-depth tour of Museum of London, and don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the London trip planning site.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to 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. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for little chillier days in London, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 5th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, then make a trip to Grand Place, and finally wander the streets of Place St. Gery. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery, examine the collection at Museum Mayer van den Bergh, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Paul's Church, then steep yourself in history at Town Hall (Stadhuis), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Vlaeykensgang.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels online itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from London to Brussels takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Moco Museum, then make a trip to Anne Frank House, and finally take a stroll through The Jordaan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, explore the activities along Herengracht, then see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, then browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam day trip planning website.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rosenborg Castle and Amager Strandpark. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nyhavn and St. Alban's Church. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, take a stroll through Stroeget, stop by Christiania, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Amsterdam to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Berlin, Germany

— 2 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.
On the 12th (Thu), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, then wander the streets of Mitte, then take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at Museum fuer Naturkunde, contemplate the long history of Neues Palais, then step into the grandiose world of Sanssouci Palace, then take in nature's colorful creations at Potsdam's Gardens, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Wannsee.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin tour planning website.

Getting from Copenhagen to Berlin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 night

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at Museum fur Kommunikation, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), examine the collection at Dialogmuseum Frankfurt, then contemplate the long history of Schloss Philippsruhe, and finally examine the collection at Klassikstadt.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Frankfurt driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Frankfurt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wyden Badi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Rapperswil, contemplate the long history of Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden, then admire the striking features of Church of St. Peter, then wander the streets of Niederdorf, and finally explore the activities along Flussbad Oberer Letten.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zurich travel route builder tool.

You can fly from Frankfurt to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Rosengart Collection, examine the collection at Glasi Hergiswil, take an in-depth tour of Richard Wagner Museum, take an in-depth tour of Bourbaki Panorama, then explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Luzern, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lucerne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Lucerne are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Bern, Switzerland

— 3 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Chaplin's World and Musee Suisse du Jeu are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards and Zahringerbrunnen. Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedrale St-Nicolas (in Fribourg) and Villa "Le Lac" Le Corbusier (in Corseaux). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, view the masterpieces at Galerie Rigassi by SOON, visit Matte, and learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural History of Bern.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bern online tour planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Bern in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step off the beaten path and head to 5-Seenweg and Riffelsee. Visiting Barrage de Moiry and Grindjisee will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Zermatt side-trips: Fondation Opale (in Lens) and Fondation Suisse des Trains Miniatures (in Crans-Montana). There's lots more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, don't miss a visit to Walk of Climb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Gornergrat "Bernhard von Aosta", and have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt travel route planner.

You can take a train from Bern to Zermatt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the sheer force of Lauterbrunnen Village, trek along North face Trail, then trek along Via Ferrata, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Allmendhubel. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Schynige Platte, examine the collection at Sherlock Holmes Museum, then get outside with Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui, and finally admire the sheer force of Reichenbach Falls.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Interlaken trip planner.

Take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

St. Moritz, Switzerland

— 1 night
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Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Engadine Museum, head outdoors with Lake Sils, explore the activities along Lake Silvaplana, then see the interesting displays at Alpin Museum Pontresina, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Chamanna Segantini. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piz Bernina, and then steep yourself in history at The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read St. Moritz day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Interlaken to St. Moritz in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Interlaken in August, plan for a bit cooler days in St. Moritz, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips