31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Manchester, United Kingdom
Fly:  3 h
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
11
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
12
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
13
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
14
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
End: Manchester, United Kingdom

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Phoenix Park, see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, admire the striking features of Dublin Castle, and contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin online vacation maker.

Manchester, UK to Dublin is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July in Dublin, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, walk around Kungstradgarden Park, admire the natural beauty at Rosendals Garden, then examine the collection at Skansen, and finally get in on the family fun at Junibacken. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy fun for all ages at Grona Lunds Tivoli, get engrossed in the history at Royal Armory, browse the exhibits of Royal Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, then head outdoors with Riddarholmen, and finally admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Stockholm online holiday planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Stockholm in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dublin to Stockholm, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Stockholm City Hall ©
Stockholm City Hall

3
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, walk around Park And Gardens of Peterhof, head off the coast to Yelagin Island, and examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read St. Petersburg visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to St. Petersburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 2 hours. July in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , then explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Istanbul journey planning app.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Istanbul takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from St. Petersburg in July, expect Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square. On the next day, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally meet the residents at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Istanbul to Budapest in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in July, Budapest is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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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 (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, then admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Volksgarten, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the landmark architecture of Rathaus, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna online road trip planner.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally stroll around Kampa Park. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, steep yourself in history at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, then stop by Lesser Town, and finally take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Prague journey builder website.

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Prague, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take a tour by water with Like a Venetian, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Prague in July, with highs in Venice at 36°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Like a Venetian ©
Like a Venetian
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, make a trip to Roman Forum, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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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.
On the 21st (Tue), walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then make a trip to Casa Batllo, and finally stop by El Barri Gòtic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Las Ramblas, have some family-friendly fun at Virtua, then browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Barcelona road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in July: highs in Barcelona hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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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 23rd (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Alfama, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, then see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, then make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and finally make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon vacation planning app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Lisbon, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Museu Nacional do Azulejo ©
Museu Nacional do Azulejo
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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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: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Paris is 1 hour. While traveling from Lisbon, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, then explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Amsterdam vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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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 30th (Thu), walk around St. James's Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, race across the water with a speed boat tour, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, then admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, get your game on at Old & New Photography, make a trip to Tower Bridge, then admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our London online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to London is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Old & New Photography ©
Old & New Photography
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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