36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
4
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
6
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
8
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
9
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
11
Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 2 nights
12
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
13
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Acropolis of Athens and Lion Gate. Do some cultural sightseeing at Archaeological Site Mycenae and National Archaeological Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Akrokorinthos in Corinth (about 1h 25 min away). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Athens is minus 8 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Athens at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mycenae, Akrokorinthos
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pantheon and Piazza Navona. Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa Adriana, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take some stellar pictures from Colle Capitolino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rome, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Villa Adriana, St. Peter's Basilica
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace. Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Duomo di Siena (in Siena) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, examine the collection at Museo di San Marco, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

Plan trip to Florence with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect little chillier evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in August, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Duomo di Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes HMS Belfast. You'll explore and learn at National Gallery and Tate Modern. Get some cultural insight at Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Florence to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Florence to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Florence in September: high temperatures in London hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
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.
Let the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Anne Frank House and NEMO Science Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (De Vishal, Grote Markt, &more) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam online itinerary maker.

Getting from London to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Berliner Dom, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, thensteep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and finally explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of Raum der Stille am Brandenburger Tor, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, thensee the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and finally test your team's savvy at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin.

Plan trip to Berlin with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, take an in-depth tour of Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of St. George's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Prague tour planning website.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

2
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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, thenmake a trip to St. Mary's Basilica, and finally make a trip to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, thentake a stroll through Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, thenadmire the natural beauty at Profesorski Garden, and finally get engrossed in the history at Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September in Krakow, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

3
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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.
You'll explore and learn at The Hofburg and Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial. Schonbrunn Palace and Karlskirche will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September in Vienna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

2
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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.
On the 18th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), thensee the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue and then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Budapest online holiday planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In September in Budapest, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

2
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
You've now added CHERNOBYL TOUR to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get a bird's-eye view with CHERNOBYL TOUR, do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, thencontemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, thenexamine the collection at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Golden Gate, thenappreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland), and then see the interesting displays at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Kyiv (Kiev) online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Budapest to Kyiv (Kiev) in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Kyiv (Kiev). In September, daytime highs in Kyiv (Kiev) are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Photography Tours
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral

3
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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Let the collections at The State Hermitage Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Palace Square. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens, stroll around Catherine Palace and Park, see the interesting displays at Grand Maket Russia, and browse the exhibits of Kazan Cathedral.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip tool.

You can fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to St. Petersburg in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to St. Petersburg. When traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in September, plan for a bit cooler days in St. Petersburg, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at New Tretyakov Gallery, contemplate the long history of Kremlin Walls and Towers, explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Red Square. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of The Holy Virgin, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, thenget engrossed in the history at Armoury Chamber, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Moscow day trip planner.

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Moscow are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Church of The Holy Virgin
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Red Square ©
Red Square
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

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