36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
9
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
10
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
12
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
13
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
14
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights

2
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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 29th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Dean Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirk, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, and finally get engrossed in the history at Surgeons' Hall Museums.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary website.

Newark, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 15-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Newark in June, expect Edinburgh to be slightly colder, temps between 63°F and 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:
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Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Dean Village ©
Dean Village

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): stop by Fortnum & Mason. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then hunt for treasures at Borough Market, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the London day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 2:
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at MOOF Museum, contemplate the long history of Grand Place, look for gifts at Pierre Marcolini, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and finally admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Brussels sightseeing planner.

Getting from London to Brussels by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Brussels, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
René Magritte Museum ©
René Magritte Museum

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nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Salvador Dali Exhibition, get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Annakerk (St Anne's Church), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk, then see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and finally stop by Chocolates & Happiness.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:
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The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Church of Our Lady Bruges ©
Church of Our Lady Bruges
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Louwman Museum The Hague and De Duif. Museum-lovers will appreciate Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: The Hague (Panorama Mesdag & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, head outdoors with Hotel Scooters, and see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam road trip site.

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

The Hague
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, then browse the different shops at Mall of Berlin, and finally make a trip to Brandenburg Gate. On your second day here, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, kick back and relax at Strandbar Mitte, then get a taste of the local shopping with Klassenfeind Gallery, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Die Hackeschen Hoefe.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin attractions planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Palace of Tears ©
Palace of Tears
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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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.
On the 12th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally see the interesting displays at Czech Repubrick. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, learn about all things military at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, explore the engaging exhibits at Gallery of Steel Figures, then don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Narodni Galerie Praha.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Prague trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July in Prague, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Lobkowicz Palace ©
Lobkowicz Palace

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Albertina. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien and Wachau Valley. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Burgruine Duernstein (in Durnstein) and Wein & Keramik – Schneeweiss (in Weissenkirchen). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, and admire the striking features of Church of the Jesuits.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary app.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. July in Vienna sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Wachau Valley, Burgruine Duernstein, Wein & Keramik – Schneeweiss
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Kirche am Steinhof ©
Kirche am Steinhof
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, then get great views at Mala Osojnica, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana road trip website.

Drive from Vienna to Ljubljana in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Adventure · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bled, Old Town Centre of Radovljica, Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica

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nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Philopappos Hill, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, and finally appreciate the history behind Erechtheion. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Athens road trip app.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Athens takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ljubljana to Athens. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 91°F and 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

3
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Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Cultural Village, then explore the historical opulence of Castelli of Pyrgos, then do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, and finally examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, view the masterpieces at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Dominican Sisters, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fira online journey planner.

You can fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Fira: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Pyrgos, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Castelli of Pyrgos ©
Castelli of Pyrgos

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Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Grande, take an in-depth tour of MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, stop by Artigianato Rallo, then get a taste of the local shopping with Miniaci Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Positano sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Fira to Positano takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fira to Positano due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, examine the collection at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then look for gifts at Tuscany in a Bottle, and finally explore the venue of Palazzo Strozzi.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Positano to Florence in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus, subway, train, and flight. Traveling from Positano in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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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 some historical perspective at Piazza San Marco and Verona's Cathedral (Duomo). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St Mark's Campanile and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio & Arena di Verona). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercati di Rialto, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Venice travel route tool.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Verona
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Verona's Cathedral (Duomo) ©
Verona's Cathedral (Duomo)

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Arc de Triomphe and Musee Nissim de Camondo. Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, take an in-depth tour of Memorial De La Shoah, and make a trip to Pere-Lachaise Cemetery.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris itinerary planner.

You can fly from Venice to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Venice in July; daily highs in Paris reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Chateau of Vincennes
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:
Highlights from your plan
Chateau of Vincennes ©
Chateau of Vincennes
Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse ©
Musee Nissim de Camondo ©
Musee Nissim de Camondo

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