31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe sightseeing planner

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Huelva, Spain
— 3 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are in your itinerary. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Île de la Cité, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, and contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris online visit planner.

Dinard to Paris is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 3:

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

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 4th (Fri): make a trip to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, admire the masterpieces at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and finally examine the collection at Atomium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), steep yourself in history at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), then admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and finally see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To find out how to plan a trip to Brussels, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 5:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
On the 6th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, then admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague day trip tool.

You can fly from Brussels to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 6:

Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

City of Dreams

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

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You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March, daytime highs in Vienna are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 7:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Budapest driving holiday planner.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Budapest are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 9:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Stephen Bulgarian Orthodox Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Little Hagia Sophia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, then delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, steep yourself in history at Galata Tower, admire the striking features of Rustem Pasha Mosque, then hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and finally snap pictures at Galata Koprusu.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul attractions planner.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 5.5 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 March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can fly to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 11:

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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 12th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Venice, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 11 — 13:

Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Florence travel route tool.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 14:

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

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 15th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To see ratings and other tourist information, use the Rome day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 16:

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 17th (Thu): pick up some local products at La Boqueria, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, then kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Barcelona holiday planner.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Barcelona are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get some historical perspective at Royal Palace of Madrid and Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (Catedral Primada, El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Puerto de Navacerrada – Estacion de Esqui, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

Plan a Madrid trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in March, Madrid is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Huelva.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 21:

Huelva, Spain

— 3 nights
Huelva is a city in southwestern Spain, the capital of the province of Huelva in the autonomous region of Andalusia. Step out of the city life by going to Parque Nacional de Donana and Las Marismas de Odiel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Huelva: Excusiones Maritimas Islenas (in Isla Cristina) and Fieldwork Riotinto (in Minas de Riotinto). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Parque Moret, don't miss a visit to Muelle del Tinto, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Nuestra Senora de La Cinta.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Huelva travel planning website.

Fly from Madrid to Huelva in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in March, things will get a bit warmer in Huelva: highs are around 22°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Huelva

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:

Seville, Spain

— 1 night

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
On the 25th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Seville planner.

Traveling by car from Huelva to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Seville, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 25:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Castelo de S. Jorge and Quinta da Regaleira will appeal to history buffs. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and admire the striking features of Igreja de Sao Roque.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon road trip site.

You can fly from Seville to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to London.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:

London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to Big Ben, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our London online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to London takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in March; daily highs in London reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 31: