36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Dublin road trip tool.

Winnipeg, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Winnipeg to Dublin. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Winnipeg in May: highs in Dublin hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can fly to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 8 — 11:

London, United Kingdom

— 3 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

You can fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay May 11 — 14:

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.
Paris is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay May 14 — 18:

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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam journey maker app.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:

Berlin, Germany

— 6 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.
Take a break from Berlin with a short trip to The Dresden Zwinger in Dresden, about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Berlin road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 21 — 27:

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Prague Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Prague trip planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 27 — 29:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally pick up some local products at Central Market Hall.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Prague to Budapest by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Prague in May, expect nights in Budapest to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Find places to stay May 29 — 31:

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 1st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Venice day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:

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.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florence online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 5:

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then make a trip to Spanish Steps, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 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.
On the 8th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, then walk around Parc Guell, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

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

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rome in June, plan for little chillier days in Barcelona, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip builder.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Lisbon, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12: