35 days in Europe Itinerary

35 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
4
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
8
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
9
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
10
Paris, France
— 3 nights
11
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
12
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Suleymaniye Cami and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, take in the exciting artwork at Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Istanbul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Istanbul, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, you will find days in Istanbul are much colder (°C), and nights are little chillier (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

3
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Matthias Church and Liberty Statue. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Bastion and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, take in the exciting artwork at Koller Gallery, and admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

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Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 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 December, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Budapest. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

3
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Hofburg and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Museum-lovers will appreciate Belvedere Palace and Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Maria Am Gestade.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip builder site.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December in Vienna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

3
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Head to Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Ravello Artefor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, contemplate the long history of Villa Rufolo, and get a taste of the local shopping with Petit Prince Art Gallery.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Ravello takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vienna in December: high temperatures in Ravello hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

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Amalfi, Scala
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Church of St. Louis of the French and Musei Capitolini. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome sightseeing planner.

Getting from Ravello to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in December, plan for little chillier nights in Rome, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Duomo di Siena and Basilica of Santa Croce. Head to Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri and M.G. Designfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico & Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Florence

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Siena
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, thentake a stroll through Rossio Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Park and National Palace of Pena, thenexplore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, and then take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

You can fly from Florence to Lisbon in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Florence to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in December since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Sintra
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Explore hidden gems such as Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and The Gerard Byrne Studio. Appreciate the collections at Guinness Storehouse and 14 Henrietta Street. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, explore the world behind art at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, explore the galleries of Gallery of Photography, and stop by James Joyce Cultural Centre.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in December, expect Dublin to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

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14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, thenexamine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and then view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, thendon't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and finally steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Edinburgh journey builder website.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Edinburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Île de la Cité and Walking tours. Musee d'Orsay and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Le Marais, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

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

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), thenbrowse the exhibits of Willet-Holthuysen Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, take in the exciting artwork at Renssen Art Gallery, thenexplore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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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.
Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Tretyakov's Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Strelna Train Station. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, and browse for treasures at Shop Hermitage.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our St. Petersburg trip builder website.

Fly from Amsterdam to St. Petersburg in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in December, expect St. Petersburg to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum

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