36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 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
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
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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
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
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London, United Kingdom

— 2 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: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London trip planning tool.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in July; daily highs in London reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take a stroll through Leidseplein, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam itinerary site.

Fly from London to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 Amsterdam. July in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, then examine the collection at Topography of Terror, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, and then don't miss a visit to St. Mary's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, then pause for some photo ops at Kosciuszko's Mound (Kopiec Kosciuszki), and then get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Krakow itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Berlin to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Krakow are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): wander the streets of Lesser Town, admire the natural beauty at Wallenstein garden, then don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Holy Trinity Column. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral and then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Prague trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Krakow to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Prague are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Vienna, Austria

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, and then examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip app.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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 20th (Mon): get outside with Magio Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and then get to know the fascinating history of Bratislava Old Town.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bratislava trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Vienna to Bratislava by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Bratislava sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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 21st (Tue), steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue and then contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, then don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, and finally view the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip planner.

Getting from Bratislava to Budapest by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Budapest are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Zagreb, Croatia

— 1 night

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 23rd (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Recreational Sports Center Jarun.

For ratings and other tourist information, read Zagreb trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Budapest to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

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 24th (Fri): walk around Spa Park, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, and finally get outside with Mala Osojnica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough 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.
On the 26th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to take a 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.
On the 30th (Thu), admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the galleries of Vatican Museums. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rome online vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow 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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Milan trip builder site.

You can fly from Rome to Milan in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Milan, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Milan

Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping

Nice, France

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get great views at Mt Boron, get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, and then don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at SENSAS Nice, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nice travel planner.

You can drive from Milan to Nice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods

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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (La Galerie des Batailles & Palace of Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in August, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Paris. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip