31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights

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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, make a trip to Spanish Steps, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

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Cairo, Egypt to Rome is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Rome. In December, Rome is slightly colder than Cairo - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:
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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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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 4th (Fri), take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Florence are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:
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World heritage site
Pitti Palace
4.4
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

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.
On the 6th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Parc Guell, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and finally shop like a local with La Boqueria.

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You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6
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World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Belém Tower, wander the streets of Alfama, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon road trip planner.

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 18°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:
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World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2
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Aquarium
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6

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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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, wander the streets of Le Marais, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris journey maker website.

Fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lisbon in December, with highs in Paris at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Dec 10 — 14:
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7
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Architectural Building
Arc de Triomphe
4.6

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (The Markt, Belfry of Bruges, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta).

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 14 — 18:
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8
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Landmark
The Markt
4.4

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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 19th (Sat), browse the eclectic array of goods at Bloemenmarkt, then walk around Vondelpark, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
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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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 21st (Mon): admire the striking features of Dancing House, take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, then take a stroll through Lesser Town, and then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague driving holiday planning app.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in December, with highs in Prague at 5°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
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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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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip maker app.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6
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World heritage site
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6

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nights
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. December in Budapest sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6
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Government Building
Hungarian Parliament Building
4.7
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World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

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: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in December, Istanbul is a bit warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
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History Museum
Galata Tower
4.3
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Architectural Building
Hagia Sophia
4.7
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History Museum
Topkapi Palace
4.4

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