31 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

31 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 7 nights
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Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
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Shanghai, China
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Grote Markt, &more) and Delft (Markt & Old Church). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, stroll around Vondelpark, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam tour site.

Shanghai, China to Amsterdam is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Shanghai to Amsterdam, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Shanghai, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 6 nights

City of Light

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 find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Versailles (La Galerie des Batailles, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: high temperatures in Rome hover around 81°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Athens, Greece

— 7 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi, Nauplion Promenade, &more), Corinth (Archaeological Museum of Corinth, Archea Korinthos, &more) and Ktima Palivou (in Nemea). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, contemplate the long history of Lion Gate, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Athens is 1 hour. Traveling from Rome in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 69°F in Athens. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Tromso, Norway

— 2 nights

Paris of the North

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso, then admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Telegrafbukta Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Grotfjord.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tromso driving holiday app.

You can fly from Athens to Tromso in 10.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Athens in October; daily highs in Tromso reach 42°F and lows reach 34°F. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Shanghai, China

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Orient

With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Bund (Wai Tan), see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), admire the striking features of Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and get a taste of the local shopping with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road).

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tromso to Shanghai. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to China Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Tromso in October, expect Shanghai to be warmer, temps between 75°F and 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Northern Norway travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Land of the Northern Lights
Located at the northernmost tip of continental Europe, Northern Norway is a place where civilizations meet, the sun shines at midnight, and auroras paint the skies. Learn about the local culture, a mosaic of Sami, Norwegian, Finnish, and Russian influences, and see the historical attractions that stretch from prehistory to the Cold War era. Despite their modest size, the region’s cities are vibrant places with many unique architectural features and an exciting nightlife. Outside the cities, you'll find a vast area of pristine nature with mountains, fjords, lakes, and rivers. Here you can take part in a number of outdoor activities, from golfing and rock climbing in the summer, to dog sledding and skiing in the winter. Complete your Arctic vacation by tasting the local specialties, including fresh dairy products and seafood, whale and reindeer meat, and seagull eggs followed by home-brewed beer.