37 days in Europe Itinerary

37 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
10
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Adelaide, Australia

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace. Take a break from the city and head to Bosphorus Strait and Great Camlica Estate Park. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, wander the streets of Ortakoy, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria Draperis Church.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 23- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Istanbul. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum

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.
Colosseum and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, stop by Trastevere, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Rome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May in Rome, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Escape the urban bustle at Maneggio Madre Terra and Giardino di Villa Strozzi. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church and Museum of Orsanmichele.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Florence trip maker.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, Florence is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trip

Tuscany MTB Guide
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Maneggio Madre Terra ©
Maneggio Madre Terra
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Playa de La Barceloneta. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, head outdoors with Bodo Barcelona, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and stroll through Moubikes.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona vacation builder app.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Venture out of the city with trips to Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). Spend the 5th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: make a trip to Belém Tower, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, wander the streets of Bairro Alto, and snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Barcelona in June, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Quinta da Regaleira, Cabo da Roca
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

2
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: stroll through Île de la Cité, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, examine the collection at Appartement-Atelier de Le Corbusier, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in June; daily highs in Paris reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Singel and Park Frankendael. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam travel planner.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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ARTIS ©
ARTIS
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get a sense of the local culture at Rosenborg Castle and Stroeget. Take a break from Copenhagen with a short trip to Kronborg in Helsingoer, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, browse the exhibits of Amalienborg, and explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

To find reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen vacation planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Kronborg
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 15:
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, then let your taste buds guide you at Prague for Two, and finally get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Prague online road trip planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Prague are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and The Hofburg. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vienna sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Visiting City Park Városliget and Skyward will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Normafa, stroll around Margaret Island, and don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Budapest tour planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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