34 days in Europe Itinerary

34 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe itinerary planner

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

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: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon day trip planning app.

Austin, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. When traveling from Austin in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

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: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, stroll around Parc Guell, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Barcelona are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dell'Orologio.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip maker app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Venice in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect Venice to be slightly colder, temps between 66°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:

Athens, Greece

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Athens day trip planning app.

You can fly from Rome to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Athens are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 nights

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, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens to Budapest, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Athens in October; daily highs in Budapest reach 61°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

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 (Thu): wander the streets of Lesser Town, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Petřín, then enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostel sv. Mikuláše.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Prague trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. When traveling from Budapest in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Prague: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:

Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 23rd (Sat), examine the collection at Topography of Terror, then don't miss a visit to Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Berlin online day trip planner.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

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, walk around Vondelpark, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:

Paris, France

— 4 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 31:

London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 1st (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Tower of London, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and finally make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our London trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in London can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2: