38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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38 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Bogota, Colombia
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
5
Dresden, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
10
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
12
Madrid, Spain
— 1 day
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Bogota, Colombia

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get some cultural insight at Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Catedral Primada and Casa de Campo. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa del Alberche (in Aldea del Fresno) and Toledo (Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes, Museo De Santa Cruz, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, wander the streets of Gran Via, take in the spiritual surroundings of Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Bogota, Colombia to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Bogota to Madrid, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bogota in September: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Playa del Alberche, Castell de Eivissa
Highlights from your plan
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

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 a sense of the local culture at Palace of Versailles and Louvre Museum. Get some historical perspective at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and The Catacombs. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musée d'Orsay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, Paris is little chillier than Madrid - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Anne Frank House and Brouwersgracht. Visiting Zandvoort aan Zee and MokumBoat will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, explore the activities along Het Twiske, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Charlottenburg Palace and East Side Gallery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Strandbad Tegeler See and Strandbar Mitte. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Pergamonmuseum, admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and choose your vessel at StandUpClub Berlin.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin trip generator.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Strandbad Tegeler See ©
Strandbad Tegeler See
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

1
night
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 2nd (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, take a stroll through Neustadt, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, then steep yourself in history at Museum Festung Dresden, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Cross Church.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Dresden trip builder.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche
Festung Dresden ©
Festung Dresden
Church of the Holy Cross ©
Church of the Holy Cross

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Get outdoors at Devil's Channel and Petřín. Get a sense of the local culture at Prague Castle and Prague Astronomical Clock. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Old Town Square, take in the views from Charles Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dresden to Prague in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Prague are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Katedrala Svateho Vita ©
Katedrala Svateho Vita

4
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Kariye Museum (The Chora Church). Step out of the city life by going to Dalia Beach and Suma Beach. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), wander the streets of Ortakoy, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Istanbul itinerary builder.

You can fly from Prague to Istanbul in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Prague to Istanbul is 1 hour. In October, Istanbul is much hotter than Prague - with highs of 28°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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.
Step out of the city life by going to V Lounge Beach Club and Catacombe di San Callisto. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palatine Hill and Pantheon. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome itinerary planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in October, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 14th (Sat), admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, kick back and relax at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, then get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence itinerary builder.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Castello di Verrazzano
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, browse the exhibits of Doges' Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Venice, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
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.
La Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at La Barceloneta and Platja de la Nova Icaria. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, stroll through Park Güell, see the interesting displays at Picasso Museum, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona vacation planner.

Fly from Venice to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in October, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Montgat Beach
Highlights from your plan
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

1
day
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in October, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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