36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Guadalajara, Mexico
Fly + Train:  17 h 15 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
8
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
11
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Guadalajara, Mexico

5
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, use the London tour planning site.

Guadalajara, Mexico to London is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Guadalajara to London is 6 hours. Traveling from Guadalajara in May, you will find days in London are cooler (19°C), and nights are slightly colder (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay May 2 — 7:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

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You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; 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 in Paris, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, and steep yourself in history at Begijnhof.

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You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

3
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, visit Lesser Town, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May in Prague, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Prague in May: highs in Budapest hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , browse the exhibits of Hagia Sophia Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Istanbul trip maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Istanbul in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In May in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Galata Tower ©
Galata Tower
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi

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 23rd (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Venice by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Venice, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Florence route tool.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary app.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florence in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
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 31st (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Las Ramblas, stroll around Parc Guell, and then admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip site.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Belém Tower, and pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lisbon, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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