31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Boise, United States
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Boise, United States

5
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Doge's Palace and Piazza delle Erbe. Visit Basilica di San Marco and Arena di Verona for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Cappella dei Notai, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For reviews and tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

Boise, USA to Venice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boise to Venice is 8 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Boise in April since evenings lows in Venice dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Verona
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 19:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Pantheon. Take a break from the city and head to Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, take a stroll through Ghetto Ebraico, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa Sa Riera and La playa de Tamariu. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro), Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats (in Riudellots de la Selva) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Sant Feliu de Guixols). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, identify plant and animal life at Parque Del Garraf, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to 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 April, daytime highs in Barcelona are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Parque Del Garraf, Camino de Ronda, Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats, La playa de Tamariu, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 27:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Royal Palace of Madrid and Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales and Museo Geominero. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Boca del Asno (in Valsain) and Penalara Natural Park (in Rascafria). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Isidro, admire the majestic nature at Sierra de Guadarrama National Park, and get outside with Picnic Madrid.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid itinerary planning app.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Madrid, with lows of 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Boca del Asno, Penalara Natural Park
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
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Picnic Madrid ©
Picnic Madrid
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

5
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 outdoors at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups and Île de la Cité. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Le Marais. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris vacation planning site.

You can fly from Madrid to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April, Paris is a bit cooler than Madrid - with highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 5:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
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 Nature & Wildlife Tours and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, and don't miss a visit to De Nieuwe Kerk.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam holiday maker app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay May 5 — 9:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Grand Place and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' and Minnewater Lake. Change things up with a short trip to Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan in Bruges (about 1h 20 min away). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Atomium, get a sense of history and politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), and contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Brussels.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels travel route planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bruges, Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’'
Find places to stay May 9 — 13:
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum

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