36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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36 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly:  27​h
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
7
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
9
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
10
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
11
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
12
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
13
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
14
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
15
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
16
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Adelaide, Australia

1
night
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace and then head off the coast to Island of Lokrum. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Old Town and then steep yourself in history at Walls of Dubrovnik.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary maker site .

Adelaide, Australia to Dubrovnik is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Adelaide to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Adelaide in July, with highs in Dubrovnik at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace

3
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.
Cupola di San Pietro and Vatican Museums are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galleria Borghese and Musei Capitolini. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and delve into the mystery of Catacombe di San Callisto.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): pick up some local products at La Boqueria, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip planner .

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Rome, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 13th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Castelo dos Mouros, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and then steep yourself in history at Belém Tower.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon online road trip planner .

Fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in July since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, then explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michan's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Irish Famine Museum Dublin, then steep yourself in history at Dublin Castle, and finally make a trip to Temple Bar.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Dublin trip planning website .

Getting from Lisbon to Dublin by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In July, Dublin is slightly colder than Lisbon - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Ulster Museum, take an in-depth tour of HMS Caroline, then see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, then examine the collection at SS Nomadic, and finally steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol.

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

Getting from Dublin to Belfast by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and then make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Belfast to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

2
nights
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 20th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, then explore the historical opulence of Gwydir Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, and finally explore the striking landscape at Great Orme. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr, step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, and then get engrossed in the history at Ruthin Gaol.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Llandudno trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Llandudno in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In July in Llandudno, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Conwy, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, Gwydir Castle, Ruthin Gaol, Caernarfon Castle
Highlights from your plan
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Great Orme ©
Great Orme

2
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.
On the 22nd (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, and then steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London road trip planning app .

Take a train from Llandudno to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. While traveling from Llandudno, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Brussels, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then contemplate the long history of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Atomium, explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, and then examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brussels tour planner .

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Brussels, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then take a stroll through The Jordaan. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam holiday builder .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Luxembourg City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You'll set off for Zurich on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 31st (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and then stroll through Strandbad Mythenquai. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zurich vacation maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Luxembourg City to Zurich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, steep yourself in history at Charlottenburg Palace, and then appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, then see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Berlin trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Zurich to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melk Abbey and Imperial Palace (Hofburg). You'll explore and learn at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Albertina. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien, and take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Berlin to Vienna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey

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