31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Narbonne, France
— 1 night
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Carcassonne, France
Drive
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Marseille, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nice, France
— 1 night
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Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
Drive
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Blois, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Angers, France
— 1 night
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 day
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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 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.
On the 17th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planning app.

Montevideo, Uruguay to Barcelona is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Montevideo to Barcelona, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Montevideo in April: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Narbonne.

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Narbonne, France

— 1 night

Crossroads of the South

The Mediterranean city of Narbonne links to the nearby Canal du Midi and the Aude River by the Canal de la Robine, which runs through the center of town.
On the 19th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Tour Barberousse and then admire the striking features of Cathedrale St-Just.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Narbonne route tool.

Traveling by car from Barcelona to Narbonne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Narbonne sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Narbonne

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Carcassonne, France

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Carcassonne trip tool.

You can drive from Narbonne to Carcassonne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll set off for Marseille on the 20th (Wed).

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Marseille, France

— 2 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Paul Cezanne’s Studio and then wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Panier, take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Saint Victor, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Marseille online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Carcassonne to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Marseille, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Nice, France

— 1 night

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 22nd (Fri), observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Nice, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

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Genoa, Italy

— 1 night
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): make a trip to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa, and then see the interesting displays at Galata Museo del Mare.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Genoa trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Nice to Genoa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Genoa

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Zermatt, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
When in Zermatt, make a side trip to see The Matterhorn in Matterhorn, approximately Matterhorn away. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Gornergrat, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and tour along fresh powder with Sunnegga.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip planner.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Zermatt takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trip

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Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Uetliberg Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Zermatt to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Frankfurt, Germany

— 2 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): snap pictures at Iron Bridge and then get great views at Main Tower.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Frankfurt tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Frankfurt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 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.
On the 1st (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, then walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Frankfurt to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Brussels.

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Brussels, Belgium

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at Atomium, steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally make a trip to Grand Place.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip builder website.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

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Bruges, Belgium

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 4th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Menin Gate Memorial, then see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, then explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and finally make a trip to The Markt. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, then get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Bruges sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Paris, France

— 5 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.
Paris is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, take a stroll through Le Marais, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Paris trip builder website.

Traveling by train from Bruges to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Blois.

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Blois, France

— 1 night

Town of Art and History

Situated on the banks of the lower Loire river, Blois opens doors to many activities centered along the banks of the river.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royal de Blois, then let the kids burn off some steam at Parc des Mees, and then admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins de l’Ancien Eveche.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Blois trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Paris to Blois in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Blois, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Angers.

Things to do in Blois

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Angers, France

— 1 night

City of Flowers

Discover France's rich medieval history in Angers, a medium-sized city well known for its medicinal and culinary gardens dating back to the Renaissance and still open for a visit.
On the 12th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Plantes, then explore the world behind art at Galerie David d'Angers, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Maurice d'Angers.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Angers online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Blois to Angers in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Angers

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France

— 1 night
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stroll through Mont Saint-Michel Bay, don't miss a visit to Le Moulin de Moidrey, and then make a splash at Alligator Bay.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

Getting from Angers to Mont-Saint-Michel by car takes about 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Paris, France

— 1 night

City of Light

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paris road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Paris in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. You will leave for Madrid on the 15th (Sun).

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Madrid, Spain

— 1 day

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha, then walk around Parque del Retiro, then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Madrid travel route planner.

Fly from Paris to Madrid in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in May, you will find days in Madrid are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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