36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
4
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
6
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Step off the beaten path and head to Casa Mila - La Pedrera and Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau. There's lots more to do: stroll around Parc Guell, make a trip to Casa Batllo, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip builder.

Toronto, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Barcelona, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Toronto in May, with lows around °C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza del Campo and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Duomo di Siena and Piazza del Duomo. Change things up with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa (about 1h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Florence travel route planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Florence in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Barcelona in May, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Roman Forum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Galleria Borghese. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rome, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 14 — 19:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens. There's lots more to do: visit Plaka, delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Byzantine and Christian Museum.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Athens road trip planner.

Fly from Rome to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Athens dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sultanahmet District and Suleymaniye Cami . Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hagia Sophia Museum and Basilica Cistern. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, admire the striking features of Rustem Pasha Mosque, wander the streets of Ortakoy, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Istanbul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Athens in May; daily highs in Istanbul reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Stockholm Old Town and Royal Palace. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Drottningholm Palace and Fotografiska Stockholm. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, take in nature's colorful creations at Millesgarden, and admire the masterpieces at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Stockholm road trip planning site.

You can fly from Istanbul to Stockholm in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Istanbul in May: high temperatures in Stockholm hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Millesgarden, Drottningholm Palace
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
Skansen ©
Skansen

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hradcany and Prague Astronomical Clock. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Vitus Cathedral and Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument. And it doesn't end there: visit Lesser Town, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Prague trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Prague. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 3:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Hradcany ©
Hradcany
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Jordaan and Red Light District. Get some cultural insight at Rijksmuseum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam tour planning website.

Getting from Prague to Amsterdam by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

4
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Sainte-Chapelle and Musee Rodin. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palace of Versailles and Arc de Triomphe. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For maps and tourist information, read our Paris travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Amsterdam in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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