36 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

36 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 9 nights
Fly
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Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy — 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Museum-lovers will get to explore Galleria Borghese and Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary website.

Auckland, New Zealand to Rome is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Auckland to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in April, plan for little chillier nights in Rome, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.
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Find places to stay Apr 16 — 21:

Naples, Italy — 5 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Villa Rufolo and Pompeii Archaeological Park will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Odeon - Teatro Piccolo (in Pompeii), Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello) and Amalfi (Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi & Cloister del Paradiso). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, steep yourself in history at Napoli Sotterranea, and get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Naples road trip site.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Naples are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Florence.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
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Find places to stay Apr 21 — 26:

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and M.G. Design. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Centro Storico di Siena, Piazza del Campo, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Florence road trip tool.

You can take a train from Naples to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Venice.
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Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:

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.
On the 30th (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Cannaregio, get to know the fascinating history of Campo del Ghetto, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Venice holiday maker site.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to fly to Paris.
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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.
Shop till you drop at Le Marais and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Louvre Museum, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

For reviews and more tourist information, read our Paris travel route planning website.

Getting from Venice to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in May, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to London.
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Find places to stay May 1 — 6:

London, United Kingdom — 9 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.
Do your shopping at The Munnings Art Museum and Colchester Arts Centre. Popular historic sites such as Stonehenge and St. Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Cotswold Motoring Museum (in Bourton-on-the-Water). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, admire the striking features of Tower of London, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our London online route planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Singapore.
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Find places to stay May 6 — 15:

Singapore, Singapore — 3 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chinatown and Madame Tussauds Singapore. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Orchard Road, appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Singapore tour app.

You can fly from London to Singapore in 16 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Singapore Standard Time (SGT) is 8 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from London in May; daily highs in Singapore reach 38°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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