36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
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Budapest, Hungary
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Barcelona, Spain
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir and then trek along Kinder Scout. On your second day here, take in the local highlights with Peak Walking Adventures.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip itinerary app.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Manchester Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport, Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport and East Midlands Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Manchester

Tours · Nature · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Walking tour
Peak Walking Adventures
5.0
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World heritage site
Ladybower Reservoir
4.8
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Geologic Formation
Kinder Scout
4.8

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Back of Beyond Adventures in Richmond-upon-Thames (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read London route planner.

You can take a train from Manchester to London in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7
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Historic Site
Buckingham Palace
4.3

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, La Galerie des Batailles, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0
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Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 9th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then don't miss a visit to Royal Palace Amsterdam, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip maker site.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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History Museum
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 11th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Junibacken, then examine the collection at Vasa Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Skansen. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Royal Palace, learn about all things military at Royal Armory, admire the landmark architecture of Drottningholm Palace, then enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, and finally have a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Stockholm online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Stockholm in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Theme Parks · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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History Museum
Vasa Museum
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Skansen
4.1
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Castle
Royal Palace
4.2

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, then take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, then step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, and finally stop by Nyhavn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): walk around Faelledparken, then pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, then admire the landmark architecture of Amalienborg, and finally make a trip to Stroeget.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Copenhagen trip itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Walking Area
Nyhavn
4.5
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Neighborhood
Stroeget
3.6

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then fly like a bird with Sky Riders Paragliding Croatia.

Before you visit Zagreb, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Zagreb takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Copenhagen in August, expect nights in Zagreb to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Parasailing / Paragliding
Sky Riders Paragliding Croatia
4.9
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, then contemplate the long history of Colosseum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Vatican Gardens, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Zagreb to Rome in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Zagreb in August; daily highs in Rome reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Fountain
Trevi Fountain
4.4
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World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): examine the collection at Munich Residenz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around English Garden, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Glyptothek, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Munich online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rome to Munich in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in August: high temperatures in Munich hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
4.5
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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5
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Water Body
English Garden
4.7

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Historic Centre of Brugge, The Markt, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels day trip tool.

Getting from Munich to Brussels by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Munich in August, you will find days in Brussels are little chillier (25°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Brussels

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Landmark
The Markt
4.4
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Old Royal Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Lesser Town, enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and finally make a trip to Vaclavske namEsti.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Brussels to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Prague sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Staromestske namesti
4.8
Bridge
Charles Bridge
4.6
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Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7

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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally make a trip to Brandenburg Gate. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin day trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Berlin

Highlights from your trip

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
On the 27th (Fri), meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the next day, examine the collection at The Hofburg, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Vienna itinerary planner.

Getting from Berlin to Vienna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6
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Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6

2
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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally have fun at Budapest Shooting.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest road trip site.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Budapest

Highlights from your trip
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Government Building
Hungarian Parliament Building
4.7
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World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6

2
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and make a trip to Casa Batllo.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Budapest to Barcelona in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Barcelona. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Bern (Aare River & Clock Tower - Zytglogge), Paragliding Luzern (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrucke), &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich road trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Zurich in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect Zurich to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Water Body
Aare River
4.9
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Water Body
Lake Lucerne
4.8
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Water Body
Lake Zurich
4.7

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