31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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1
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
2
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
8
Paris, France
— 3 nights
9
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schonbrunn Palace and Historic Center of Vienna. Your inner history buff will appreciate Schonbrunner Gardens and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at The Hofburg, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Am Gestade.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Vienna is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Vienna is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, expect Vienna to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Doge's Palace and Scrovegni Chapel. Get some historical perspective at San Giorgio Maggiore and St Mark's Campanile. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Arena di Verona & Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore). There's much more to do: visit Cannaregio, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

3
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 Duomo and Campanile di Giotto. Get some historical perspective at Piazza della Signoria and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Castello del Trebbio
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Ravello, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, and finally admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): cool off at Fornillo, thenget to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Valle dei Mulini.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ravello trip website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Ravello takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Florence in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Ravello. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Fornillo
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

4
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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 some cultural insight at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto, approximately Orvieto away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ravello to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
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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 18th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, thenstroll around Parc Guell, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Park and National Palace of Pena and Alfama. Visit Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo dos Mouros for their historical value. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, do a tasting at The Best Portugal, make a trip to Belém Tower, and steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trip

Sintra
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Montmartre. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Paris day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Paris is 1 hour. In May, Paris is little chillier than Lisbon - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Historic Centre of Brugge and Basilica of the Holy Blood. Popular historic sites such as Saint Bavo's Cathedral and Church of Our Lady Bruges are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and make a trip to The Markt.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip builder website.

Take a train from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Saint Bavo's Cathedral
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of The Jordaan, thencontemplate the long history of Begijnhof, thensample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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