31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route maker

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Train to Dusseldorf, Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Montpellier, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Klagenfurt, Austria
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, and finally get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, don't miss a visit to Hippodrome, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, then contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul online driving holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Marienplatz, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Munich trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Munich takes 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 May, expect Munich to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 night

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 6th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Goethe House, then admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, and finally get great views at Main Tower.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Frankfurt travel site.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Frankfurt takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Frankfurt sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then stroll around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam holiday planner.

Getting from Frankfurt to Amsterdam by combination of train and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

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 9th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then don't miss a visit to Atomium, and finally get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center, contemplate the long history of Serres Royales De Laeken, then admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels route planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, then walk around Kensington Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our London visit planning tool.

Traveling by train from Brussels to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Paris, France

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Montpellier.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites

Montpellier, France

— 2 nights
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Pierre, have some family-friendly fun at Mad Monkey, and then stroll around Maison de la Nature. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at AviaSim Montpellier, do a tasting at Bertrand Bosc, and then admire the striking features of Palais de Justice.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Montpellier trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Paris to Montpellier by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Montpellier: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Montpellier

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Fun & Games

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, then walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Ciutadella Park, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona online journey planner.

Getting from Montpellier to Barcelona by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Nice, France

— 2 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
On the 19th (Thu), observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland, find something for the whole family at La Ferme du Far West, and then look for gifts at La Petite Cave de Saint Paul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): get great views at Mt Boron, then have some family-friendly fun at SENSAS Nice, then steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, and finally don't miss a visit to Place Massena.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip maker app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Nice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May in Nice, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pisa, Italy

— 1 night
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the striking features of Palazzo della Carovana, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pisa tour builder website.

Drive from Nice to Pisa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Nice in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Pisa. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 22nd (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip planning app.

Getting from Pisa to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then steep yourself in history at Colosseum, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia.

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Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florence in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Klagenfurt, Austria

— 1 night

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): look for gifts at Tauchshop Piberstein/Klagenfurt Scuba Factory, then explore the activities along Lake Worthersee, and then see the interesting displays at Klagenfurt Kinomuseum.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Klagenfurt online route planner.

Drive from Venice to Klagenfurt in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Venice in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Klagenfurt, with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Museums

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then admire the striking features of Hundertwasserhaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): examine the collection at The Hofburg, then explore the galleries of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Klagenfurt to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums