31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
2
Hyeres, France
— 5 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
8
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
9
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights

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.
Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Musee Rodin and Île de la Cité. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Paris online trip maker.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Rouen
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage de la Faviere and Plage d'Aiguebelle. Escape the urban bustle at Plage de Jean Blanc and Plage de Sylvabelle. Explore Hyeres' surroundings by going to Le Lavandou (Plage de Saint-Clair & Plage de Cavaliere), Plage de Gigaro (in La Croix-Valmer) and Plage de Cabasson (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage noire du Langoustier, kick back and relax at Plage La Capte, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hyeres online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Hyeres takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Hyeres: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thentake in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, thenadmire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Getting from Hyeres to Venice by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 13th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, thensee the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip planning site.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

3
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Santa Maria in Trastevere and Musei Capitolini. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

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

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, shop like a local with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and finally admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, kick back and relax at Marina di Praia Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ravello travel route planner.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Ravello, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lido Capo di Conca, Marina di Praia Beach, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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.
Appreciate the collections at Hagia Sophia Museum and Chora Museum. Get some historical perspective at Historic Areas of Istanbul and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Istanbul day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Ravello to Istanbul in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Ravello in August, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Peter and Paul Fortress. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Peterhof Palace and Russian Museum. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, explore the galleries of The Marly Palace, and don't miss a visit to Palace Square.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to St. Petersburg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul in August, expect St. Petersburg to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Grand Peterhof Palace ©
Grand Peterhof Palace
Peter and Paul Fortress ©
Peter and Paul Fortress

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Stirling Castle and Edinburgh Castle are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and St Giles' Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Rosslyn Chapel in Roslin (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Edinburgh takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In August, Edinburgh is slightly colder than St. Petersburg - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Stirling Castle, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Rosslyn Chapel
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Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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