32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Kazan Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate the long history of Palace Square, admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, and see the interesting displays at Russian Museum.

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Melbourne, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites

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.
Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and Grote Markt are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at The Jordaan and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo). Change things up with a short trip to Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem (about 38 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online route builder.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Amsterdam in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Amsterdam, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Do some cultural sightseeing at Palace of Versailles and Musee d'Orsay. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Eglise Notre-Dame de Versailles in Versailles--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Amsterdam in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Palau Guell. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, stroll around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip builder tool.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Paris in June since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Tours

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pantheon and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Rome road trip tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Duomo and Piazza del Campo. Get some historical perspective at Piazza della Signoria and Duomo di Siena. Change things up with a short trip to Casa di Santa Caterina in Siena (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, and admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at San Giorgio Maggiore and St Mark's Campanile. Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Arena di Verona. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 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 25th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Vrtba Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, then visit Lesser Town, and then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Prague online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Venice to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in June, expect Prague to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
On the 27th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, and finally see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip app.

Drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Prague in June, expect nights in Budapest to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums

Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip site.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in June, Istanbul is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums