36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., contemplate the long history of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dublin day trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in September, things will get little chillier in Dublin: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Guinness Storehouse ©
Specialty Museum
Guinness Storehouse
4.1
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
4.6

4
nights
Paris, France

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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Dublin to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dublin in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
Eiffel Tower ©
Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
Palace of Versailles ©
World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

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, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Van Gogh Museum ©
Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
Anne Frank House ©
History Museum
Anne Frank House
4.4
Rijksmuseum ©
Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Prague trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Prague are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Charles Bridge
Bridge
Charles Bridge
4.6
Staromestske namesti ©
World heritage site
Staromestske namesti
4.8

3
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Vienna, Austria

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and find something for the whole family at Prater.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September, daytime highs in Vienna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
World heritage site
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6
Belvedere Palace ©
Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6

3
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Budapest, Hungary

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, and make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Fisherman's Bastion ©
World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Government Building
Hungarian Parliament Building
4.7
Matthias Church ©
World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7

3
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Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
Topkapi Palace ©
History Museum
Topkapi Palace
4.4
Hagia Sophia ©
Architectural Building
Hagia Sophia
4.7
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Religious Site
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
4.3

2
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Venice, Italy

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.
On the 25th (Fri), examine the collection at Doge's Palace, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Venice day trip planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Venice by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in September, Venice is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Doge's Palace ©
Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
Canal Grande ©
Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
Basilica di San Marco
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

2
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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 27th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. 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 trip
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
World heritage site
Piazzale Michelangelo
4.8

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Eternal City

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your trip
Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7
Trevi Fountain ©
Fountain
Trevi Fountain
4.4
Pantheon ©
World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

3
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Barcelona, Spain

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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and walk around Parc Guell.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona driving holiday tool.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
Casa Batllo ©
World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6
Parc Guell ©
World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
Highlights from your trip
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5
Belém Tower ©
World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2

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