31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
7
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
8
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
9
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
11
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 2nd (Mon), have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto, thenwalk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, thencontemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, thenexplore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam vacation maker site.

Atlanta, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Atlanta to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Atlanta in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
Step out of Brussels to go to Bruges and see The Markt, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and see the interesting displays at Atomium.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Markt
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
The Markt ©
The Markt
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Le Marais, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Paris day trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Paris are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip builder.

You can fly from Paris to Prague in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, Prague is slightly colder than Paris - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, thenexplore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vienna online holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Budapest are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 17:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, and admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Istanbul online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in December, Istanbul is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 20:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi 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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rome online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Rome due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rome, with highs around °F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
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 24th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thensteep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Florence visit planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel route site.

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December in Barcelona, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, and take a stroll through Alfama.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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