31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Malta
Fly:  5​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Valletta, Malta

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.
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, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online tour planner .

Valletta, Malta to Rome is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

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.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Florence road trip app .

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
On the 7th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, and then make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

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
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and stroll around Prater.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In July, Vienna is a bit cooler than Venice - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, walk around Kungstradgarden Park, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Stockholm sightseeing website .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Stockholm takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Vienna in July; daily highs in Stockholm reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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 & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, and get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Stockholm to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

3
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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Paris travel planner.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in London are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and make a trip to Merrion Square.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary maker .

Fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London in July, things will get slightly colder in Dublin: highs are around 23°C and lows about 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Belém Tower, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon road trip planning tool .

Getting from Dublin to Lisbon by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in July; daily highs in Lisbon reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

2
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.
On the 30th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally explore the galleries of Casa Batllo. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Barcelona. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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