36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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36 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
9
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
12
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Toronto, Canada

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin.

Make your Dublin itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Dublin due to the time zone difference. In September, Dublin is little chillier than Toronto - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, shop like a local with Le Marais, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Paris visit planning site .

Getting from Dublin to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in September, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam visit planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and get great views at Petřín.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague online holiday maker .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. September in Prague sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

3
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, get in on the family fun at Prater, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Budapest tour site .

Traveling by train from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Budapest are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Nature Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner .

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Istanbul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
Venice, Italy

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.
On the 25th (Fri), examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip planner .

You can fly from Istanbul to Venice in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Venice due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Venice when traveling from Istanbul in September, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
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Photography Tours
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): examine the collection at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Vecchio.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary app .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome online attractions planner .

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
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, museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, wander the streets of Alfama, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. In October, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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