31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Hannover, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
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Dresden, Germany
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Vienna, Austria
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Solčava, Slovenia
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Verona, Italy
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Milan, Italy
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Nice, France
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Marseille, France
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Montpellier, France
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Barcelona, Spain
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Toulouse, France
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Bourges, France
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Paris, France
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Hannover, Germany

— 1 night

City of Fairs

Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche Sankt Marien, get engrossed in the history at Bomann Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Das Alte Rathaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): look for gifts at Weihnachtsmarkt, then ponder the world of politics at The New Town Hall, then steep yourself in history at Altes Rathaus, and finally wander the streets of Altstadt.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hannover day trip planning tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Hannover is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. July in Hannover sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hannover

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Berlin, Germany

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Strandbar Mitte, admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building. On the next day, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, then admire the masterpieces at Neues Museum, then browse the different shops at Mall of Berlin, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Die Hackeschen Hoefe.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin attractions planning tool.

Getting from Hannover to Berlin by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dresden.

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Dresden, Germany

— 2 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 5th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister, admire the masterpieces at Albertinum, then examine the collection at The Royal Porcelain Collection, then get engrossed in the history at Transport Museum Dresden, and finally don't miss a visit to Theaterplatz. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Canaletto Blick, see the interesting displays at Gedenkstatte Bautzner Strasse, then admire the landmark architecture of Bruehlsche Terrasse, then explore the world behind art at Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden Art Galleries), and finally see the interesting displays at Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dresden route planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Prague.

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): wander the streets of Lesser Town, steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Muzeum Smyslů. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Infant Jesus of Prague, stroll through The Vrtba Garden, admire the masterpieces at Narodni Galerie Praha, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery of Steel Figures.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Prague journey planning website.

You can drive from Dresden to Prague in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Prague are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums
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Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace, then see the interesting displays at Leopold Museum, then examine the collection at Third Man Museum, and finally wander the streets of Graben and Kohlmarkt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, examine the collection at Hofburg, then take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Solčava.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Solčava, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park, then admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall, then stop by Center Rinka, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Mary of the Snow.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Solčava day trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Solčava by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Škofja Loka Castle and Franc Mihelič Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vintgar Gorge and Bled Island. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica) and Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ljubljana Central Market, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planning tool.

You can drive from Solčava to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Verona.

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Verona, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Verona itinerary app.

Getting from Ljubljana to Verona by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, Verona is somewhat warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Wineries · Nightlife

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Milan, Italy

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Milan trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

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Nice, France

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the waterfront activity at Old Harbor (La Darse), then contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, then get outside with Cap Ferrat Diving, and finally make a trip to Eglise.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice visit planning website.

Getting from Milan to Nice by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Nice, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

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Marseille, France

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 18th (Mon): wander the streets of The Panier and then tour the water at your own pace with Boat Rentals.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Marseille trip planning app.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in July, you will find days in Marseille are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Marseille

Neighborhoods · Adventure · Outdoors · Transportation
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Montpellier, France

— 2 nights
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): look for gifts at Chocolaterie de Puyricard Montpellier.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Montpellier trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Montpellier takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Montpellier, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Barcelona.

Things to do in Montpellier

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus and Casa Vicens. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt (in Santa Coloma de Cervello) and Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona (in Castelldefels). There's much more to do: stop by El Born, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, and don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montpellier to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Toulouse.

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Toulouse, France

— 3 nights

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Sernin, admire the masterpieces at Fondation Bemberg, then steep yourself in history at Espace EDF Bazacle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Les Jacobins, and finally don't miss a visit to Le Capitole. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Alain, then hike along Nature Occitane, then see the interesting displays at Musee du Vieux-Toulouse, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Quai de la Daurade.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Toulouse journey tool.

Traveling by car from Barcelona to Toulouse takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Toulouse when traveling from Barcelona in July, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bourges.

Things to do in Toulouse

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Bourges, France

— 3 nights

Gem of the Lorraine Valley

For a peek into the architecture of a Roman city, with a monumental gate, aqueducts, thermae, amphitheater, and ruins of the Gallo-Roman walls, visit Bourges, the capital of the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedrale De Bourges and Palais Jacques-Coeur. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chateau et Domaine de Menetou-Salon and Cathedrale de Jean Linard. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bourges: Vincent Grall Vigneron (in Sancerre), Domaine Philippe Raimbault (in Sury-en-Vaux) and Domaine Eric Louis (in Thauvenay). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame, take in panoramic vistas at Chateau de Mehun-sur-Yevre, examine the collection at Musee des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France, and get a new perspective on nature at Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Bourges.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bourges itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Toulouse to Bourges in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Toulouse in July: high temperatures in Bourges hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bourges

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Parks

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Paris, France

— 2 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.
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris has been added to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Musee Rodin and Ile Saint-Louis. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Latin Quarter. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Le Marais, appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, and explore the world behind art at Petit Palais.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Paris trip maker.

Drive from Bourges to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to take a train back home.

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