31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly + Train:  13 h 15 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
11
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: San Francisco, United States

2
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 Van Gogh Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam tour planner.

San Francisco, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. In June, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, stroll around Hyde Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the London tour itinerary planning website.

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Amsterdam to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

3
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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. When traveling from London in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Lisbon by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in July: highs in Lisbon hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, and then take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Lisbon in July, with lows around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Go for a jaunt from Florence to Pisa to see Leaning Tower of Pisa about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Florence vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, tram, and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
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: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome day trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Rome sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rome to Istanbul in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rome to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rome, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in July since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
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.
On the 19th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): wander the streets of Lesser Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague travel planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. While traveling from Budapest, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
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: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Riddarholmen Church, admire the striking features of Drottningholm Palace, and examine the collection at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm holiday maker website.

You can fly from Prague to Stockholm in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Prague in July, with highs in Stockholm at 73°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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