36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
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Paris, France

— 2 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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Paris is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Paris: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): do sightseeing at your own pace with Self-Guided Tours & Rentals, then walk around Vondelpark, then make a trip to Anne Frank House, and finally contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in Amsterdam are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the London route builder.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to London is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Berlin, Germany

— 2 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.
On the 20th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, then see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and finally steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and then admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip planner.

You can fly from London to Berlin in 5 hours. Other options are to 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 Berlin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Krakow, Poland

— 2 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
On the 22nd (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Axe Nation - axe throwing club Krakow. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, take some stellar pictures from Kosciuszko's Mound (Kopiec Kosciuszki), take in panoramic vistas at Museum of Krakow Town Hall Tower, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and finally Head underground at Dragon's Den.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow sightseeing tool.

Fly from Berlin to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Krakow, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums · Parks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Vaclavske namEsti, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take an in-depth tour of Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague. Keep things going the next day: visit Lesser Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Vrtba Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Prague itinerary website.

You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July in Prague, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Vienna, Austria

— 3 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: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Vienna using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 1 night

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at Mackafe (cat cafe), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then enjoy the sand and surf at Magio Beach, and finally step into the grandiose world of Devin Castle.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bratislava trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Bratislava sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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 30th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). On your second day here, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Zagreb, Croatia

— 2 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, kick back and relax at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, and then enjoy some diversion at Jarun Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Zrinjevac, partake in some friendly competition at Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, then examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zagreb online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Zagreb takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks · Fun & Games · Tours · Outdoors

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stroll around Spa Park, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then take some stellar pictures from Straža Bled, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mala Osojnica. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take a tour by water with Like a Venetian.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Venice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 7th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

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You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rome route builder.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. August in Rome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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.
On the 11th (Tue), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Rome to Milan in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. While traveling from Rome, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Milan

Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping

Nice, France

— 3 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Lanterne, get your game on at SENSAS Nice, and take a stroll through Vieille Ville.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nice trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Milan to Nice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip