36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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36 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Christchurch, New Zealand
Fly:  28 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  31 h
End: Christchurch, New Zealand

8
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from London: Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the London day trip website .

Christchurch, New Zealand to London is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 12 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Christchurch in April, with highs in London at 15°C and lows at 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Cotswold Archery
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

5
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 to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Montmartre, shop like a local with Le Marais, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris itinerary planner.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

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
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to Keukenhof in Lisse--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To plan Amsterdam vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Keukenhof
Highlights from your plan
Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take a stroll through Lesser Town, don't miss a visit to StaromEstske namEsti, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague holiday maker site .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the next day, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), then explore the world behind art at Albertina, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vienna travel route planner .

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Vienna, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Arena di Verona (in Verona) and Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Loggia Della Gran Guardia). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Vienna in April since evenings lows in Venice dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Arena di Verona
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

5
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.
Step out of Rome with an excursion to Villa d'Este in Tivoli--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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