32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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32 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Wellington, New Zealand
Fly:  35​h
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + train:  5​h 45​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  29​h
End: Wellington, New Zealand

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Old Town and Edinburgh Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Arthur's Seat and The Royal Mile. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Seacliff Beach (in North Berwick) and Loch Leven National Nature Reserve (in Kinross). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

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Wellington, New Zealand to Edinburgh is an approximately 35-hour flight. You'll gain 12 hours traveling from Wellington to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Wellington in January; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 7°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Loch Leven National Nature Reserve, Seacliff Beach
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

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.
You'll explore and learn at Kilmainham Gaol and Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple Bar and Wicklow Mountains National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower (in Kilkenny) and Castlecomer Discovery Park (in Castlecomer). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Portmarnock Beach and appreciate the history behind The Famine Sculpture.

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

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Portmarnock Beach, Wicklow Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Castlecomer Discovery Park ©
Castlecomer Discovery Park
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Palatine Hill and Citta del Vaticano. Get some cultural insight at Basilica di San Pietro and Piazza Navona. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare (in Maccarese) and Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Louis of the French, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

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You can fly from Dublin to Rome in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Rome. Traveling from Dublin in February, you will find days in Rome are somewhat warmer (16°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cascata delle Marmore, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare, St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 7th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Berlin Wall Memorial, then get engrossed in the history at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, and then take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbar Mitte, kick back and relax at Strandbad Tegeler See, and then contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin tour planning tool .

You can fly from Rome to Berlin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Strandbad Tegeler See ©
Strandbad Tegeler See
Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Uffizi Gallery and Galleria dell'Accademia. Visiting Area Sosta Camper Rapolano Terme and Castello di Verrazzano will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Berlin to Florence in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in February, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Area Sosta Camper Rapolano Terme, Castello di Verrazzano
Highlights from your plan
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

3
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.
Relax by the water at La Barceloneta and Delta del Llobregat. Appreciate the collections at Casa Batlló and El Cafè de la Pedrera. Step out of Barcelona to go to Olot and see La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of La Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Delta del Llobregat, La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Take a break from the city and head to Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro) and Playa del Alberche. Get some cultural insight at Museo Nacional del Prado and Plaza Mayor. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (Synagogue of Saint Mary the White & Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Gran Via, examine the collection at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, and take a stroll through Gay Madrid & the Chueca District.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary website .

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Barcelona in February, with highs in Madrid at 13°C and lows at 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Playa del Alberche
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Visit Vrouwenpolder Beach and Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee for some beach relaxation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and Red Light District. Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to Sint Jansklooster to see Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through The Jordaan.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in February, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are slightly colder, around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee, Vrouwenpolder Beach
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden

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