31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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

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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 striking features of Hagia Sophia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, and hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip builder tool.

Bilaspur, India to Istanbul is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. While traveling from Bilaspur, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 4:
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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

3
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, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Budapest online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Budapest when traveling from Istanbul in December, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

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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

3
nights
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: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Albertina, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. 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 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:
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Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6
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World heritage site
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6

2
nights
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 11th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally make a trip to Vaclavske namEsti. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Lesser Town, then get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, then admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, and finally find something for the whole family at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Prague journey planning site.

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In December, daytime highs in Prague are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:
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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

2
nights
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 13th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then walk around Vondelpark, then hunt for treasures at Bloemenmarkt, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip app.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in December, things will get a bit warmer in Amsterdam: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:
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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

4
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Church of Our Lady Bruges, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brussels online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

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

3
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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: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary builder tool.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
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Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7
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Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Architectural Building
Arc de Triomphe
4.6

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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, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in December, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between 18°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:
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World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2
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Aquarium
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6

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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 25th (Fri), browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Barcelona online visit planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6
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World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1

2
nights
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 27th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Florence takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Florence sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
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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

3
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Spanish Steps, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome day trip site.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
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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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