33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Ibiza Town, Spain
— 6 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece — 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, and then contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens.

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Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Athens. In May, Athens is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, stop by Trastevere, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in May, plan for little chillier nights in Rome, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:

Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (San Francesco, Duomo di Siena, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, Florence is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.
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Side Trip
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Venice, Italy — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Venice holiday website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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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.
Visit Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Las Ramblas, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, stroll around Parc Guell, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Ibiza Town.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:

Ibiza Town, Spain — 6 nights

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castell de Eivissa and Ibiza Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Cala S'Illot des Rencli and Port Des Torrent. Get out of town with these interesting Ibiza Town side-trips: Cala Vadella (in Cala Vadella), Sant Antoni de Portmany (Cala Saladeta & Cala Bassa) and Portinatx (S'Arenal Gros, S'Arenal Petit, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Benirras, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa des Codolar, relax and rejuvenate at Massage Beach Ibiza, and identify plant and animal life at Orcasub Ibiza Diving Center.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ibiza Town attractions planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Ibiza Town by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. May in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 3 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Get some historical perspective at Guinness Storehouse and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Vagabond Tours in Greystones (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Temple Bar, admire the striking features of Christ Church Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Dublin online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Dublin in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Ibiza Town to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ibiza Town in May: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Paris.
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Side Trip
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Paris, France — 4 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Île de la Cité, shop like a local with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paris tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Dublin to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Paris, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to fly to Prague.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay May 25 — 29:

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 30th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, take a stroll through Lesser Town, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Vrtba Garden, and finally get great views at Petřín.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Prague tour planning app.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Prague are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to fly to Budapest.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Visit St. Gellert Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool and Heroes' Square for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Budapest tour itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Prague in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Budapest, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Spas
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