31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Calgary, Canada
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Bus + Train + Bus:  9 h 30 min
3
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
Subway + Train:  3 h
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
5
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Calgary, Canada

2
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.
Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar Gallery and Studios will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Dublin Castle. Step out of Dublin with an excursion to Kilkenny Castle in Kilkenny--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar, examine the collection at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of 14 Henrietta Street.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary maker tool.

Calgary, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Dublin is 7 hours. When traveling from Calgary in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Dublin, with highs around 9°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kilkenny Castle
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 13th (Thu), admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, then take a stroll through Rossio Square, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon travel planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in February; daily highs in Lisbon reach 18°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Relax by the water at Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi and Fornillo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Villa Rufolo. Change things up with a short trip to Walk of the Gods in Positano (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, get a taste of the local shopping with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, and revel in the low prices at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ravello travel route app.

Getting from Lisbon to Ravello by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Ravello is 1 hour. In February, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Positano, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi
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Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi ©
Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Church of St. Louis of the French and Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Vatican Museums are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, take an unorthodox tour of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planning website.

You can do a combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ravello in February since evenings lows in Rome dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza del Campo and Palazzo Vecchio. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Duomo di Siena (in Siena) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In February in Florence, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Castello del Trebbio
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Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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.
Get some historical perspective at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Do some cultural sightseeing at Doge's Palace and San Giorgio Maggiore. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Piazza delle Erbe (in Verona) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

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

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Piazza delle Erbe, Scrovegni Chapel
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 27:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Areas of Istanbul and Suleymaniye Cami . Do some cultural sightseeing at Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum, steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, and explore the galleries of Rumeli Fortress.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Istanbul trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Venice to Istanbul by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Venice in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Galata Tower ©
Galata Tower
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul

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.
Head to Andrassy Avenue and Central Market Hallfor plenty of shopping. Let the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) capture your imagination. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), don't miss a visit to Vaci Street, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To find out how to plan a trip to Budapest, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Istanbul to Budapest by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler evenings in Budapest when traveling from Istanbul in March, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Budapest

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

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Discover out-of-the-way places like Montmartre and Île de la Cité. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Le Marais, admire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Paris by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then wander the streets of The Jordaan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum Van Loon, then admire the masterpieces at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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