31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel route planner

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Besancon, France
— 1 day
Drive
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Drive
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
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Groningen, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
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Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
Fly
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Drive
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Malmo, Sweden
— 1 night
Train to Copenhagen Airport, Fly to Berlin Tegel
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 2 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: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take a stroll through Alfama, stop by Bairro Alto, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon itinerary planning site.

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiport is Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport). In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

Bilbao, Spain

— 2 nights

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and then appreciate the history behind Puppy. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Artxanda, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Plentzia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Azkorri, and finally walk around Dona Casilda Park.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bilbao trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Bilbao takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Bilbao. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in July: highs in Bilbao hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Besancon.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

Besancon, France

— 1 day
Proclaimed the first "green city" of France and labeled a "Town of Art and History," Besancon has plentiful mountain and river activities for you to enjoy.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take a stroll through Quartier Battant.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Besancon trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Bilbao to Besancon by car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Besancon

Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 1 night

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Place de la Constitution, contemplate the long history of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then make a trip to Place Guillaume II, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Luxembourg City trip maker app.

You can drive from Besancon to Luxembourg City in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:

Brussels, Belgium

— 3 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Oude Griffie, The Markt, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, get a taste of the local shopping with Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, admire the striking features of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, and examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
On the 11th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Madurodam and then admire the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rotterdam road trip planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Rotterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

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: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westerkerk.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rotterdam to Amsterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Utrecht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:

Utrecht, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Dome City

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Vlinderhof, look for gifts at Subcultures - Spellenwinkel, do sightseeing at your own pace with Kanoverhuur aan de Gracht, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canals area, and finally don't miss a visit to Stadhuis Utrecht.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Utrecht trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Utrecht takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Utrecht are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Groningen.

Things to do in Utrecht

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

Groningen, The Netherlands

— 1 night
On the 16th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Prinsentuin, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Geertruidsgasthuis, then witness the site of a historic battle at Battlefield Tours, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie MooiMan.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Groningen tour planner.

Getting from Utrecht to Groningen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Groningen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hamburg.

Things to do in Groningen

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:

Hamburg, Germany

— 1 night

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hamburg trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Groningen to Hamburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Hamburg sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Hamburg

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, go for a walk through Copenhagen walks, step into the grandiose world of Kastellet, and contemplate the long history of Rosenborg Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen sightseeing site.

Getting from Hamburg to Copenhagen by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Malmo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:

Malmo, Sweden

— 1 night

Sweden's Berlin

A conglomeration of over a hundred different nationalities, cosmopolitan Malmo sits on the southern tip of Sweden as part of the most densely populated area in Scandinavia.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get outside with Sibbarps Saltsjobad, take in the views from Oresund Bridge, view the masterpieces at Formargruppen, then admire the landmark architecture of HSB Turning Torso, then don't miss a visit to Stortorget, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Alley Escape Rooms.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Malmo travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Copenhagen to Malmo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Malmo sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Malmo

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Berlin attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Malmo to Berlin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

Plan a Prague trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. July in Prague sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:

Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

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: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vienna vacation planner.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 2 nights

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Devin Castle, then head outdoors with Sad Janka Krala, then enjoy the sand and surf at Magio Beach, and finally take in the views from New Bridge (Novy Most). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana, don't miss a visit to Frantiskanske namestie, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, and finally explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle.

For other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Bratislava attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Bratislava takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31: