31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
10
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, and admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 23.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Istanbul is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Istanbul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
On the 4th (Fri), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and finally admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, then admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

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

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler evenings in Budapest when traveling from Istanbul in September, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, and explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rome online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Budapest in September; daily highs in Rome reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
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 striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona itinerary planner.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paris route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, Paris is little chillier than Barcelona - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, walk around Hyde Park, and admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the London holiday tool.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
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 (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, The Markt, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from London to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Brussels due to the time zone difference. September in Brussels sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Royal Palace of Brussels ©
Royal Palace of Brussels

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
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: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, tour the water at your own pace with Boat Rentals, make a trip to Leidseplein, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, admire the striking features of Dancing House, and have some family-friendly fun at Invisible Exhibition - Neviditelna vystava.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Prague online travel route planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Prague by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Invisible Exhibition - Neviditelna vystava ©
Invisible Exhibition - Neviditelna vystava
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Medeltidsmuseet, take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace, learn about all things military at Royal Armory, then take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, then get outside with Riddarholmen, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Skansen, have a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli, and then have fun and explore at Junibacken.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Stockholm trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Stockholm takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Stockholm are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Theme Parks Nightlife
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Skansen ©
Skansen
Grona Lunds Tivoli ©
Grona Lunds Tivoli

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