31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy

— 5 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Visit Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Venice tour itinerary builder site.

Boise, USA to Venice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Boise to Venice due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Boise in April since evenings lows in Venice dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Rome, Italy

— 4 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 St. Peter's Basilica. Take a break from the city and head to Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, take a stroll through Ghetto Ebraico, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa Sa Riera and La playa de Tamariu. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Venture out of the city with trips to Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Sant Feliu de Guixols) and Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats (in Riudellots de la Selva). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Parque Del Garraf, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip app.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 27:

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get some historical perspective at Royal Palace of Madrid and Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida. Get in touch with nature at Penalara Natural Park and Picnic Madrid. Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Boca del Asno in Valsain--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Isidro, and examine the collection at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Madrid travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in April, with lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:

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.
Get outdoors at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups and Île de la Cité. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Le Marais, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and shop like a local with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris trip builder website.

Fly from Madrid to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madrid in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 60°F and lows are around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 5:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and get engrossed in the history at De Nieuwe Kerk.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip website.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 5 — 9:

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Grand Place and Serres Royales De Laeken. Step out of the city life by going to Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' and Minnewater Lake. Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan & Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Atomium, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, and admire the striking features of Justice Palace (Palais de Justice).

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Brussels are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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