43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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43 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
10
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
11
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
13
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Toronto, Canada

4
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: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

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Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. In April in Dublin, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 1:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read London day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Cotswolds Distillery, Cotswold Archery, The Cotswold Brewing Company
Find places to stay May 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planning website .

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay May 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
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: take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, put a fun spin on your tour with CityQuester, and take a stroll through Lesser Town.

You can plan Prague trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Amsterdam to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. May in Prague sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Czech Repubrick ©
Czech Repubrick
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

2
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.
On the 16th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace, and then examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

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

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Vienna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and make a trip to Hősök tere.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner .

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay May 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Istanbul are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, nature, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Venice travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

Find out how to plan Florence trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

4
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: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini, wander the streets of Trastevere, and browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome route planning tool .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 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 up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip planning site .

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rome in June, plan for slightly colder days in Barcelona, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Transportation Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Palacio Nacional de Sintra). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, take a stroll through Alfama, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon sightseeing planner .

Fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in June, Lisbon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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