36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Columbus, United States
Fly + Bus:  13 h 45 min
1
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  4 h 15 min
5
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
8
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
11
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Columbus, United States

1
day
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne, examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, thensee the interesting displays at SS Nomadic, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Malachy's Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Belfast day trip app.

Columbus, USA to Belfast is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Columbus to Belfast, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Columbus, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Belfast, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
SS Nomadic ©
SS Nomadic
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Surgeons' Hall Museums and The Museum of Edinburgh will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and The Realm VR. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, contemplate the long history of Dean Village, take in the spiritual surroundings of Greyfriars Kirk, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard.

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Getting from Belfast to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Belfast in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 43°F in Edinburgh. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

2
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, admire the striking features of Merchant Adventurers' Hall, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Brew York, thenget the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at York Brewery. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The York Dungeon, brush up on your military savvy at The York Army Museum, get engrossed in the history at DIG, thenwander the streets of York Shambles, and finally explore the galleries of Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read York journey builder app.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. October in York sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in York

Museums Childrens Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story
The York Dungeon ©
The York Dungeon
York Shambles ©
York Shambles

1
night
Llandudno, United Kingdom

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. On the 9th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tudnos Church, thentee off at Great Orme Family Golf, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Angel Bay, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Llandudno itinerary planner.

You can drive from York to Llandudno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Llandudno, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Llandudno

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Great Orme Family Golf ©
Great Orme Family Golf
Llandudno Pier ©
Llandudno Pier
Saint Tudnos Church ©
Saint Tudnos Church

4
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.
Let the collections at Churchill War Rooms and All Hallows By The Tower capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Museum of London and Westminster. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip maker tool.

Take a train from Llandudno to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in London are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Westminster ©
Westminster
Museum of London ©
Museum of London

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Zaanse Schans. Step off the beaten path and head to The Jordaan and Moco Museum. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Rotterdam Centraal Station in Rotterdam, approximately Rotterdam away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from London to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, Rotterdam Centraal Station
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
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.
Get outdoors at Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. Get some cultural insight at Musee Marmottan Monet and Musee Rodin. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Epernay (Mercier, Avenue de Champagne, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, wander the streets of 1st Arrondissement, and admire the masterpieces at Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris vacation planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Epernay
Highlights from your plan
Musee Marmottan Monet ©
Musee Marmottan Monet
Moet et Chandon ©
Moet et Chandon
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vieille Ville and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. Get some cultural insight at Avenue Jean Medecin and Palais Lascaris. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Place Massena, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, ponder the design of Fontaine du Soleil, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin du Monastere de Cimiez.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nice planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in October, with highs in Nice at 70°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Pantheon. Explore hidden gems such as Trastevere and Orvieto Underground. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Orvieto (Etruscan Museum "Claudio Faina", Duomo di Orvieto, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, steep yourself in history at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, and get engrossed in the history at Welcome to Rome.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Orvieto, Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore and Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Basilica of Santa Croce. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore ©
Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cannaregio and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Ca' Rezzonico and Natural History Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Dorsoduro, take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, head off the coast to Lido, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Venice online travel route planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Florence in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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