35 days in Europe Itinerary

35 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
2
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
3
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
10
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Selale Parkuru and Irmak Tabiat Parki. Visit Hagia Sophia Museum and Galata Tower for their historical value. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, take a stroll through Taksim Square, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Little Hagia Sophia.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Istanbul visit website.

Sydney, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, you will find days in Istanbul are much colder (°C), and nights are a bit cooler (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Bosphorus Strait ©
Bosphorus Strait
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
nights
Athens, Greece

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore and learn at Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Plaka and Acropolis of Athens. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Glyfada Beach, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Areopagus.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Istanbul in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 21st (Thu), stop by Old Town and then get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, thenget engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace, and then get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip planner.

Fly from Athens to Dubrovnik in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in March: high temperatures in Dubrovnik hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), thenboost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, thenmake a trip to Heroes' Square, and finally steep yourself in history at Shoes on the Danube Bank. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Budapest when traveling from Dubrovnik in March, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Parks
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St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kralovska Obora-Stromovka and Devil's Channel. Museum-lovers will appreciate Jewish Museum in Prague and Lobkowicz Palace. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take an in-depth tour of Strahov Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and browse the exhibits of St. George's Basilica.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Prague tour itinerary builder site.

Drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Budapest in March: highs in Prague hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Jewish Museum in Prague ©
Jewish Museum in Prague
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Canal Grande and Riserva Naturale Ca' Roman. Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, and take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in March, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Arnolfo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thenexplore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thencontemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online attractions planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. Popular historic sites such as St. Peter's Basilica and Palatine Hill are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Natura e Fattoria Didattica Voloalto, and delve into the distant past at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
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.
Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Playa de La Barceloneta and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's still lots to do: stop by El Barri Gòtic, walk around Parc Guell, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Barcelona trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some cultural insight at Quinta da Regaleira and Alfama. Visit Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Igreja de Sao Roque for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Cabo da Roca (in Colares) and Praia de Carcavelos (in Carcavelos). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, and see the interesting displays at Museu de Lisboa - Teatro Romano.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon tour itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April in Lisbon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Quinta da Regaleira, Cabo da Roca, Praia de Carcavelos
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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