36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Columbus, United States
Fly + Bus:  13 h 45 min
1
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  4 h 15 min
5
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
8
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
11
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Columbus, United States

1
day
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne, examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, then see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Malachy's Church.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Belfast day trip app.

Columbus, USA to Belfast is an approximately 14- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Columbus to Belfast, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Columbus, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Belfast, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
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SS Nomadic ©
SS Nomadic
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Surgeons' Hall Museums and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palace of Holyroodhouse and Grassmarket. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Dean Village, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirk, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Edinburgh.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Belfast to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Belfast in October, plan for little chillier nights in Edinburgh, with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
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Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

2
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, admire the striking features of Merchant Adventurers' Hall, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brew York, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at York Brewery. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The York Dungeon, brush up on your military savvy at The York Army Museum, get engrossed in the history at DIG, then wander the streets of York Shambles, and finally explore the galleries of Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read York journey builder app.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. October in York sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in York

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
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York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story
The York Dungeon ©
The York Dungeon
York Shambles ©
York Shambles

1
night
Llandudno, United Kingdom

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. On the 9th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tudnos Church, then tee off at Great Orme Family Golf, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel Bay, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Llandudno itinerary planner.

You can drive from York to Llandudno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Llandudno, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Llandudno

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites
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Great Orme Family Golf ©
Great Orme Family Golf
Llandudno Pier ©
Llandudno Pier
Saint Tudnos Church ©
Saint Tudnos Church

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.
Let the collections at National Gallery and The Courtauld Gallery capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Churchill War Rooms and Houses of Parliament. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Westminster, visit Holland Park, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the London sightseeing planning tool.

You can take a train from Llandudno to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daily temperatures in London can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 13:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Westminster ©
Westminster

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.
Appreciate the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Step off the beaten path and head to Zaanse Schans and Body Worlds. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Rotterdam Centraal Station in Rotterdam, approximately Rotterdam away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The Jordaan, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, Rotterdam Centraal Station
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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.
Get outdoors at Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. Get some cultural insight at Musee Marmottan Monet and Musee Rodin. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Epernay (Mercier, Avenue de Champagne, &more). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, explore the world behind art at Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, and examine the collection at Musee Nissim de Camondo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. October in Paris sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Epernay
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Musee Marmottan Monet ©
Musee Marmottan Monet
Moet et Chandon Champagne Cellars ©
Moet et Chandon Champagne Cellars
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Let the collections at Palais Lascaris and Musee de la Photographie Charles Negre capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Vieille Ville and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Avenue Jean Medecin, admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Monastere de Cimiez, admire the local landmark of Fontaine du Soleil, and get outside with Promenade du Paillon.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nice route tool.

Getting from Paris to Nice by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in October, expect Nice to be a bit warmer, temps between 70°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 24:
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Avenue Jean Medecin ©
Avenue Jean Medecin

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Pantheon. Explore hidden gems such as Galleria Borghese and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Orvieto (Etruscan Museum "Claudio Faina", Orvieto Underground, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome itinerary builder.

Fly from Nice to Rome in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Orvieto, Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and browse the exhibits of Museo Nazionale del Bargello.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence road trip planning site.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Dorsoduro. Gallerie dell'Accademia and Ca' Rezzonico will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Cannaregio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and admire the landmark architecture of Torre dell'Orologio.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online travel planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in November, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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