33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
9
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
10
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: New York City, United States

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and take a stroll through Alfama.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner.

New York City, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in September, expect little chillier with lows of 61°F in Lisbon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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.
On the 20th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thenadmire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In September in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip maker website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Florence in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, thenadmire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rome to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Rome in September, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Budapest planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Istanbul, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Vienna road trip planning website.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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 7th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle and then snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Prague journey builder.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Prague are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Prague in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 14:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
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: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, listen to music at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the London road trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. October in London sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 48°F at night. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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