31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
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Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Royal Palace of Madrid and Casa de Campo. Museo del Greco and Church of Santo Tomé will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel and explore the world behind art at Museo Lazaro Galdiano.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

Province of La Rioja, Argentina to Madrid is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Province of La Rioja to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

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Barcelona, Spain

— 5 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Get some historical perspective at El Barri Gòtic and Barcelona Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Tossa de Mar (Platja d’es Codolar & Playa Santa Maria de Llorell) and Lloret de Mar (Lloret Beach, Playa Cala Sa Boadella, &more). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de La Barceloneta, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

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You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Bring the kids along to Colosseum and Pantheon. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vatican Museums and Piazza Navona. Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, get engrossed in the history at Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Find places to stay May 10 — 14:

Venice, Italy

— 5 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Attractions like Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco make great kid-friendly stops. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore are in your itinerary. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Casa di Giulietta, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more) and Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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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.
Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see The Royal Chapel, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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You can fly from Venice to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in May, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

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London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kids will appreciate attractions like National Gallery and Westminster Abbey. St. Paul's Cathedral and Natural History Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

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You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 24 — 28:

Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): walk around Parque del Retiro, then examine the collection at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, then don't miss a visit to Gran Via, and finally make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Madrid driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from London to Madrid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from London in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Madrid: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

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