34 days in Europe Itinerary

34 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then view the masterpieces at Lisson Gallery, and finally test your problem-solving skills at La Casa Maledetta.

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London, UK to Milan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Milan. Traveling from London in July, expect Milan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. You will leave for Venice on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Shopping · Nightlife

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Get some cultural insight at Arena di Verona and Piazza San Marco. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Via Mazzini, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, stop by Campo del Ghetto, surround yourself with nature on Limosa Guide Naturaliste, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

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Traveling by flight from Milan to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Venice sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take a stroll through Trastevere, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and don't miss a visit to Forum of Augustus.

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You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
M.G. Design and Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Limbo Art Gallery. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, Florence is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Appreciate the collections at Prado National Museum and Rio Creative Art Center. Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid itinerary planner.

Fly from Florence to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Florence in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. On the 9th (Mon), you're off to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Barcelona, Spain

— 5 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.
Head to La Boqueria and MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelonafor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Venture out of the city with trips to Far de Sant Sebastia (in Llafranc), Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Sant Feliu de Guixols) and S'Agaro (San Pol Beach & Camino de Ronda). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja Port Bo, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Barcelona online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in August: highs in Barcelona hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Athens, Greece

— 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and National Archaeological Museum. Head to Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou' and Travelling Owlfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Seahorse Dive Center in Vari (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, see the interesting displays at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, and view the masterpieces at Orlik Gallery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Athens itinerary planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Athens in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around 39°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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.
Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Interios. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Paris by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for little chillier days in Paris, with highs around 29°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 4 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get outdoors at Thingvellir National Park and Gullfoss Falls. Museum-lovers will get to explore Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) and National Museum of Iceland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Strokkur (in Geysir). Spend the 27th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, take a memorable drive along Ring Road, discover the deep blue sea with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, and get outside with Bogfimisetrid.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Reykjavik travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Reykjavik takes 7 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for much colder days in Reykjavik, with highs around 16°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips