37 days in Europe Itinerary

37 days in Europe Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 12 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Private Tours Julia Travel as well as Museu Picasso. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, and don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip maker site.

Kalamazoo, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Kalamazoo to Barcelona. When traveling from Kalamazoo in March, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Athens.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 3:

Athens, Greece — 12 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Triiris the T-Shirt Shop, Attica Zoological Park, Philopappos Monument, and other attractions. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Temple of Poseidon in Sounio--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, don't miss a visit to Erechtheion, and stop by Monastiraki.

Planning Athens trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April in Athens, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Prague.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Apr 3 — 16:

Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

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.
You've added Egoist Royal Parfums, Prague Photography Tours, John Lennon Wall, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, wander the streets of Lesser Town, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens to Prague, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in April: high temperatures in Prague hover around 58°F and lows are around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to fly to Budapest.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:

Budapest, Hungary — 4 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gyermekvasút, Danube River and Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden. And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Budapest road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Zurich.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:

Zurich, Switzerland — 2 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland, Viewfinder Center, Rhine Falls, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, and then admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the best photo ops around with Viewfinder Center and then stop by Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in April, expect nights in Zurich to be about the same, around 41°F, while days are little chillier, around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Munich.
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Nature · Parks · Classes · Tours
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Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:

Munich, Germany — 2 nights

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Partnachklamm, Hard Rock Cafe Munich, Wittelsbacher Brunnen, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm, then make a trip to Marienplatz, then admire the local landmark of Wittelsbacher Brunnen, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Hard Rock Cafe Munich. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Munchener Tierpark Hellabrunn.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich holiday planning site.

You can fly from Zurich to Munich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can fly to Berlin.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:

Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your day by day itinerary now includes BELYZIUM Artisan Chocolate, Rock Cafe, Halford, German Resistance Memorial Center, and other attractions you added. On the 28th (Thu), appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, pause for some serene contemplation at Berliner Dom, look for gifts at BELYZIUM Artisan Chocolate, then learn more about the world around you at Museum fuer Naturkunde Berlin, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Bebelplatz, observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, get engrossed in the history at German Resistance Memorial Center, then examine the collection at Mercedes - Benz Gallery, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Munich to Berlin by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Brussels.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:

Brussels, Belgium — 2 nights

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Memorial Waterloo 1815, Belgian Chocolate Workshop, ZOO Antwerpen (Dierentuin), and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Grand Place. Here are some ideas for day two: learn and have fun at Belgian Chocolate Workshop and then explore the galleries of Memorial Waterloo 1815.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brussels journey maker site.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Brussels takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bruges.
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Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:

Bruges, Belgium — 3 nights

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cogels Osylei. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): make a trip to The Markt, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Holy Blood, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cogels Osylei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, then admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, then explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and finally walk around Minnewaterpark.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges route planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Find places to stay May 2 — 5:

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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Switzerland travel guide

4.7
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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Germany travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.
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Belgium travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.
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