29 days in Europe, Spain & Germany Itinerary

29 days in Europe, Spain & Germany Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally snap pictures at Galata Koprusu.

Make your Istanbul itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Brisbane, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Istanbul is minus 7 hours. In April, Istanbul is little chillier than Brisbane - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
On the 29th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Venice trip website.

Fly from Istanbul to Venice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Venice, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 30th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

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, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
On the 5th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, make a trip to Palau Guell, then pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and finally explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, stroll around Parque del Retiro, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Madrid. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Food Tours
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, then make a trip to Belém Tower, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Alfama, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, then don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, then don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Museu Nacional do Azulejo ©
Museu Nacional do Azulejo
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): visit Le Marais, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, then explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and finally shop like a local with Champs-Elysees. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Montmartre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and finally explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paris tour builder.

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

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.
On the 13th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Big Ben, then stroll around Hyde Park, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read London tour app.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stroll around Keukenhof, then don't miss a visit to Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), then explore the world behind art at Frans Hals Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Keukenhof ©
Keukenhof
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 17th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, then examine the collection at Topography of Terror, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally get to know the resident critters at Zoo Berlin.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 16 — 18:
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Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then let little ones run wild at Kampa Park, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Prague are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay May 18 — 19:
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
On the 20th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hundertwasserhaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna road trip website.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May in Vienna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Budapest road trip planning app.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Budapest are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Budapest

Find places to stay May 21 — 23:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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