31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Paris, France

— 3 nights

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.
Paris is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and admire the striking features of Louvre Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip app.

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 45°F to lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:

London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge.

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Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. In January, daytime highs in London are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 7:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, and walk around Vondelpark.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary 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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in January, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 10:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, and finally take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Prague trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, Prague is a bit cooler than Amsterdam - with highs of 36°F and lows of 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 12:

Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).

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Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 38°F in January, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 nights

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Budapest online trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In January in Budapest, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 25°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 18:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 3 nights

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Mosque, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

To see photos and tourist information, use the Istanbul day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in January, expect nights in Istanbul to be much warmer, around 48°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 21:

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Istanbul to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in January, expect nights in Rome to be little chillier, around 39°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In January in Florence, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 38°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 26:

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, then don't miss a visit to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona road trip planning site.

Fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in January, Barcelona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 28:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

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 29th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and finally get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, then view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In January, daytime highs in Lisbon are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 31: