38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
6
Paris, France
— 2 nights
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
9
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
10
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
11
Chania Town, Greece
— 7 nights

2
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens and Russian Museum. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, head off the coast to Yelagin Island, and admire the striking features of Smolny Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip itinerary builder site.

Sydney, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -7 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens ©
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shoes on the Danube Bank and Matthias Church. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, and admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary site.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Budapest in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from St. Petersburg in June, you will find days in Budapest are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Beer Tastings & Tours. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take a stroll through Lesser Town, don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Prague trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. While traveling from Budapest, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Breweries & Distilleries
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Food Tours
Beer Tastings & Tours
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

2
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 4th (Thu), take a stroll through Stroeget, thenget engrossed in the history at Amalienborg, and then admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, walk around Kongens Have, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, thenpause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Copenhagen day trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in July, things will get a bit cooler in Copenhagen: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek ©
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. The adventure continues: stroll around St Stephens Green, browse the collection at Marsh's Library, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dublin route maker.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Dublin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Dublin is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Walking tours
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sainte-Chapelle and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris online travel planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in July; daily highs in Paris reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Quinta da Regaleira and Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco). Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Park and National Palace of Pena, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Alfama, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip website.

Getting from Paris to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in July, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Alfama ©
Alfama

1
night
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 15th (Mon): make a trip to The Magic Fountain, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, thenstroll around Parc Guell, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Keep things going the next day: browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, thentake a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Barcelona trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lisbon in July since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Duomo di Siena. Change things up with a short trip to Piazza del Campo in Siena (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

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

Getting from Barcelona to Florence by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Barcelona in July, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trip

Siena
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roman Forum and Trastevere. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Rome sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

7
nights
Chania Town, Greece

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Elafonissi Beach and Samaria Gorge National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chania Town: Kissamos (Balos Lagoon & Sklopa), Elafonisi Viewpoint (in Elafonissi) and Kastro Gramvoussas (in Gramvousa). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Falassarna Beach, see the interesting displays at MINOAN'S WORLD, explore the striking landscape at Agia Irini Gorge, and stroll through Marmara Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Chania Town trip builder app.

Getting from Rome to Chania Town by combination of train and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July in Chania Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kissamos, Elafonissi, Samaria Gorge National Park, Marmara Beach, Karavitakis Emmanouil
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Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Balos Lagoon ©
Balos Lagoon
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach

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