34 days in Europe Itinerary

34 days in Europe Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
4
Albufeira, Portugal
— 3 nights
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens and Russian Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at The State Hermitage Museum and Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Palace Square, make a trip to Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, pause for some serene contemplation at Sobor Petra I Pavla, and explore the galleries of Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read St. Petersburg journey planner.

Sydney, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to St. Petersburg is minus 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites
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Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens ©
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Explore hidden gems such as Drottningholm Palace and Moderna Museet - Stockholm. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vasa Museum and Fotografiska Stockholm. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace, listen to music at Grona Lunds Tivoli, examine the collection at Skansen, and wander the streets of Stockholm Old Town.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Stockholm trip planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Stockholm in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Stockholm are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Drottningholm Palace ©
Drottningholm Palace

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sainte-Chapelle and Île de la Cité. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Paris itinerary planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Paris in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in July; daily highs in Paris reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
We've included these beaches for you: Falesia Beach and Praia da Cordoama. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ponta da Piedade and Praia Dona Ana. Explore Albufeira's surroundings by going to Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres). There's more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Albufeira online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Albufeira takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Paris in July since evenings lows in Albufeira dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Praia da Marinha, Cape Saint Vincent, Praia da Cordoama, Praia Da Rocha
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo dos Mouros. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castelo de S. Jorge and Park and National Palace of Pena. Change things up with a short trip to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima in Fatima (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

You can drive from Albufeira to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Albufeira in August since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Sintra, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Church of St. Louis of the French. Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Villa Adriana (in Tivoli). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

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

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Rome takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Rome, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Rome. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto, Villa Adriana
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

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Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fornillo and Lido Capo di Conca. Get some cultural insight at Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Change things up with these side-trips from Ravello: Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano (in Positano), Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara) and Marina di Praia Beach (in Praiano). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Spiaggia di castiglione, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Atrani, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello trip builder app.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for little chillier days in Ravello, with highs around 34°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Lido Capo di Conca, Spiaggia Di Minori, Spiaggia di Atrani
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Campo and Duomo di Pisa. Visit Duomo di Siena and Campanile di Giotto for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Pisa to see Leaning Tower of Pisa about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ravello in August since evenings lows in Florence dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Pisa
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

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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 18th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Powder Tower, take in the views from Charles Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally stop by Lesser Town.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Prague holiday tool.

You can fly from Florence to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in August: high temperatures in Prague hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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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.
Visit Fisherman's Bastion and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Liberty Statue and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, take in the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, and make a trip to Heroes' Square.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planner.

Drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Prague in August, you will find days in Budapest are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

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