31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights

2
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.
Bring the kids along to Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , take a stroll through Istiklal Street, and admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary maker site.

Sydney, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Istanbul, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Colosseum and Galleria Borghese will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, make a trip to Spanish Steps, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planning site.

You can fly from Istanbul to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. And it doesn't end there: walk around Parc Guell, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire the striking features of Palau Guell.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Attractions like Lisbon Oceanarium and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, visit Alfama, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
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Alfama ©
Alfama
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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.
Family-friendly places like Phoenix Park and Guinness Storehouse will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, wander the streets of Temple Bar, and explore the historical opulence of Dublin Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in April, expect Dublin to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tower Bridge and Natural History Museum. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, walk around Hyde Park, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May in London, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 1 — 4:
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and make a trip to Place de la Concorde.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris holiday site.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
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.
On the 8th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): visit Cannaregio, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thentake in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenadmire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip planning website.

Getting from Paris to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in May, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and The Hofburg make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and browse the exhibits of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna sightseeing planner.

Fly from Venice to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, Vienna is little chillier than Venice - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 9 — 12:
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

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.
Attractions like Hungarian Parliament Building and Fisherman's Bastion make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and meet the residents at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Heroes' Square ©
Heroes' Square

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