31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train + bus:  5​h
4
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
subway + train:  3​h
5
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Historic Center of Vienna and Schonbrunner Gardens. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Am Gestade, examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Vienna online trip builder .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Vienna is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, expect Vienna to be colder, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cannaregio and Scrovegni Chapel. Get some historical perspective at Doge's Palace and San Giorgio Maggiore. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Arena di Verona & Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Venice route builder app .

Getting from Vienna to Venice by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
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.
Get some historical perspective at Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria. Explore hidden gems such as Piazza del Campo and Duomo di Siena. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, and admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel 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 ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Ravello, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Valle dei Mulini.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ravello online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Florence to Ravello by combination of train and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in May, Ravello is a bit warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel 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
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Roman Forum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pantheon and Vatican Museums. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto--about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planner .

Do a combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in May, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can 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
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then take in the architecture and atmosphere 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): steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona sightseeing planning tool .

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Park and National Palace of Pena and Castelo de S. Jorge. Get a sense of the local culture at Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo dos Mouros. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, wander the streets of Alfama, and learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. In May, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

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
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. Get some cultural insight at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Le Marais. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paris online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in May, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive 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

3
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.
Visit Historic Centre of Brugge and Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal) for their historical value. Saint Bavo's Cathedral and Basilica of the Holy Blood are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, and make a trip to The Markt.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bruges online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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

3
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Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 29th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House. On the next day, take a stroll through The Jordaan, then get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

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Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to 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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