36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour planner

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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
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Assisi, Italy
— 2 nights
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Ravello, Italy
— 1 night
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Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at The Hofburg, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Vienna day trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Vienna is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Jeddah to Vienna, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jeddah in April: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 19°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): make a trip to Mirabell Palace, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Munich, Germany

— 3 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, examine the collection at BMW Welt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, and make a trip to Marienplatz.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Munich route maker tool.

Getting from Salzburg to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April in Munich, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Prague, Czech Republic

— 5 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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Prague visit planning site.

Getting from Munich to Prague by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. April in Prague sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Berlin, Germany

— 4 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, and appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Venice, Italy

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then don't miss a visit to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Siena, Italy

— 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard, then admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francesco.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read our Siena online vacation maker.

Getting from Florence to Siena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trip

Assisi, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 16th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, then stop by Assisi Jewels, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, then explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Damiano, and finally learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Siena to Assisi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Assisi, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Ravello, Italy

— 1 night
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, then stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ravello trip planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Ravello takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ravello, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Naples, Italy

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): make a trip to Piazza del Plebiscito, explore the historical opulence of Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino, then explore the ancient world of Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, and finally delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, get engrossed in the history at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then see the interesting displays at Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Naples trip tool.

Drive from Ravello to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Naples, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, wander the streets of Trastevere, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Naples to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Rome are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Czech Republic travel guide

4.3
Bridges · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.