31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 day
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train
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London, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Fly to Milan Malpensa, Bus to Lugano
5
Lugano, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train to Milan Malpensa, Fly to Rome
6
Rome, Italy
— 8 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Greece
— 7 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to New York City

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Lisbon, Portugal — 1 day

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary builder website.

New York City, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, Lisbon is slightly colder at night with lows of 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at El Born and La Boqueria. Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona in Castelldefels, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of Ciutat Vella, appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, and make a trip to Casa Batllo.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona. Traveling from Lisbon in July, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Paris.
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Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Paris, France — 5 nights

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Luxembourg Gardens and Ile Saint-Louis. Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor plenty of shopping. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Rouen (Historial Jeanne d’Arc, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Jardins d'Angelique (in Montmain). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, stroll through Paris Plage, don't miss a visit to Place des Vosges, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Paris online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in July, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 79°F and 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to take a train to London.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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London, United Kingdom — 1 day

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Borough Market, and then take a stroll through Westminster.

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Take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in London are little chillier (73°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lugano.
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Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Lugano, Switzerland — 2 nights

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): snap pictures at Le Pont "Ponte dei salti", take a stroll through Cascate di Santa Petronilla, then buy something for everyone on your list at Fox Town Factory Stores, and finally kick back and relax at Lido di Agno. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): stroll around Parco Ciani, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Lugano, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido San Domenico, and finally look for gifts at Laderach Chocolaterie Suisse.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lugano trip planner.

Getting from London to Lugano by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Lugano is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Lugano reach 83°F and lows reach 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rome.
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Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Rome, Italy — 8 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as Moai Beach and La Lucciola Stabilimento. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bau Beach and V Lounge Beach Club. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare (in Maccarese), Marina di San Nicola (El Pareo & Stabilimento Balneare Stella Marina) and Tirreno Village (in Ladispoli). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Venezia, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome travel route planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Lugano to Rome in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, Rome is somewhat warmer than Lugano - with highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lindos.
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Lindos, Greece — 7 nights

A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Agios Pavlos Beach and Lindos Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Tsambika Beach and Stegna Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lindos: Prasonisi Beach (in Kattavia), Gennadi Beach (in Gennadi) and Epta Piges (in Kolimbia). Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fourni Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Agathi Beach, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, and identify plant and animal life at Mavros Kavos Beach.

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Getting from Rome to Lindos by combination of flight and bus takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Rome to Lindos, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lindos when traveling from Rome in August, with lows around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.
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