38 days in Western Europe Itinerary

38 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
10
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Newark, United States

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Lisbon online sightseeing planner.

Newark, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Lisbon, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Newark in July, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:
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The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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 striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 71°F in Barcelona. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, thendelve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, thencontemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and finally make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. July in Rome sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip tool.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

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.
On the 15th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip builder app.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

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Getting from Venice to Salzburg by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in July, with highs in Salzburg at 78°F and lows at 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

4
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Vienna sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo

4
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.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Skansen, admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, explore the engaging exhibits at Junibacken, and have a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm road trip website.

You can fly from Vienna to Stockholm in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Vienna in July; daily highs in Stockholm reach 73°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Grona Lunds Tivoli ©
Grona Lunds Tivoli

3
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, cast your line with a fishing tour, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and explore the galleries of Anne Frank House.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online journey planner.

Getting from Stockholm to Amsterdam by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and shop like a local with Le Marais.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paris online travel planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 2:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our London trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for slightly colder days in London, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 6:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

4
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: stroll around Phoenix Park, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Ireland, contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, and explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dublin day trip site.

Traveling by flight from London to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from London in August, things will get little chillier in Dublin: highs are around 66°F and lows about 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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