32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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32 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
11
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

2
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.
Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese capture your imagination. Palatine Hill and Colosseum will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rome route maker site .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Rome is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Argentine Time (ART) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. When traveling from Buenos Aires in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Siena Cathedral and Piazza della Signoria will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Piazza del Campo in Siena, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Florence. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Siena Cathedral ©
Siena Cathedral

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the activities along Canal Grande, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary maker site .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Nature
Find places to stay May 15 — 18:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), then hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rustem Pasha Mosque, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, then get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Venice to Istanbul. In May, daytime highs in Istanbul are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, then contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, then explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and finally examine the collection at House of Terror Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), take a stroll through Andrassy Avenue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue.

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Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Istanbul in May, Budapest is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Dohány Street Synagogue ©
Dohány Street Synagogue

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then wander the streets of Old Town Square. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Charles Bridge and then steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Budapest in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Prague, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Prague

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol and National Gallery of Ireland. Get a sense of the local culture at Grafton Street and Dublin Writers Museum. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, explore the galleries of James Joyce Cultural Centre, see where the action happens at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Dublin Castle.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Dublin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Prague to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Prague in May: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dublin

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral
National Gallery of Ireland ©
National Gallery of Ireland

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Take a break from Amsterdam with a short trip to Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem, about 36 minutes away. There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Amsterdam vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frans Hals Museum
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
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.
Visit Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee d'Orsay and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner .

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. When traveling from Amsterdam in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paris, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 5:
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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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.
On the 6th (Wed), admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll through Park Guell, and then pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila "La Pedrera". Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral and then appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Paris in June since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 22°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jeronimos Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Belém Tower, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Barcelona in June, with lows around 18°C. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Lisbon

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Jeronimos Monastery ©
Jeronimos Monastery
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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