34 days in Europe Itinerary

34 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Charleston, United States
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
10
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
11
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Charleston, United States

1
night
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 30th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. On the next day, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, see where the action happens at Camp Nou, and then stroll around Parc Guell.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona online trip planner.

Charleston, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Charleston in July, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (84°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 1st (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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 in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul tour planner.

Getting from Rome to Istanbul by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 2 hours. While traveling from Rome, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

2
nights
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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peter and Paul Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Grand Peterhof Palace, and see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read St. Petersburg trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Istanbul to St. Petersburg by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In August, St. Petersburg is a bit cooler than Istanbul - with highs of 71°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Peter and Paul Cathedral ©
Peter and Paul Cathedral

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: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Stockholm Old Town, kick back and relax at Langholmen, and admire the natural beauty at Rosendals Garden.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm road trip planning app.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Stockholm by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Millesgarden
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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 16th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. On your second day here, get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Prague day trip planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. When traveling from Stockholm in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Prague, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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 Van Gogh Museum, stop by The Jordaan, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and get to know the resident critters at ARTIS.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Paris are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

Find out how to plan London trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in August: highs in London hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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, take in the exciting artwork at James Joyce Cultural Centre, examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin driving holiday planning tool.

You can fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London in August, things will get slightly colder in Dublin: highs are around 66°F and lows about 51°F. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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