41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
8
Bordeaux, France
— 1 night
9
Saintes, France
— Few hours
10
Paris, France
— 5 nights
11
Calais, France
— 1 night
12
Deal, United Kingdom
— 1 night
13
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights

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: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner.

London, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

4
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: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and meet the residents at Prague Zoo.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Prague road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums
Find places to stay May 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Prague Tours Direct Shooting Trips ©
Prague Tours Direct Shooting Trips
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

4
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: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul itinerary builder.

Fly from Prague to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Prague to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Istanbul is somewhat warmer than Prague - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

4
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Venice vacation maker.

Fly from Istanbul to Venice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Venice. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay May 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planning app.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

4
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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rome itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Florence in May, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

4
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, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, make a trip to Casa Batllo, and see where the action happens at Camp Nou.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

1
night
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux day trip planning app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Bordeaux in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in May, plan for little chillier nights in Bordeaux, with lows around 13°C. On the 31st (Thu), you're off to Saintes.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Outdoors · Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay May 30 — 31:

few
hours
Saintes, France

Saintes
Saintes, a small city on the banks of the Charente River in the Charente-Maritime department, is noteworthy for its Gallo-Roman, medieval, and renaissance heritage.
For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saintes trip planning website.

Drive from Bordeaux to Saintes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Saintes sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll set off for Paris on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Saintes

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:

5
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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris online day trip planner.

Getting from Saintes to Paris by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Saintes in May, you will find days in Paris are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Calais.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 5:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
night
Calais, France

Calais
Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
Discover how to plan a Calais trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Paris to Calais takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in June: highs in Calais hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to Deal.

Things to do in Calais

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 6:

1
night
Deal, United Kingdom

Deal
Deal is a town in Kent, England which lies on the English Channel, eight miles north-east of Dover and eight miles south of Ramsgate. For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Deal vacation planner.

You can drive from Calais to Deal in 2 hours. Traveling from Calais to Deal, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Deal are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 7th (Thu), you're off to London.

Things to do in Deal

Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:

5
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: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our London itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Deal to London in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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