31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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31 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Calgary, Canada
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive:  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:  7​h
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
10
Amsterdam, Holland
— 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 GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Kilmainham Gaol and Kilkenny Castle are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Temple Bar, contemplate the long history of 14 Henrietta Street, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and take in the exciting artwork at Temple Bar Gallery and Studios.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dublin travel planner .

Calgary, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Calgary to Dublin due to the time zone difference. 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. Wrap up 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), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, then take a stroll through Rossio Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lisbon itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Lisbon in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in February, with highs in Lisbon at 18°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive 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 ©
Get outdoors at Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi and Fornillo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Ravello and Centro Storico Ravello. Step out of Ravello to go to Positano and see Walk of the Gods, which is approximately 38 minutes away.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ravello online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Ravello takes 27 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can 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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Walk of the Gods ©
Walk of the Gods
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pantheon and Galleria Borghese. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rome road trip website .

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
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.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Duomo di Siena. Let the collections at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Pitti Palace capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Piazza del Campo (in Siena). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and view the masterpieces at M.G. Design.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planner .

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Castello del Trebbio
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Piazza delle Erbe (in Verona) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner .

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) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Scrovegni Chapel, Piazza delle Erbe
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Areas of Istanbul and Suleymaniye Cami . Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, and explore the galleries of Rumeli Fortress.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planning app .

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 when traveling from Venice to Istanbul is 2 hours. Traveling from Venice in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Istanbul. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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. Explore hidden gems such as Liberty Statue and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), admire the striking features of Matthias Church, and appreciate the history behind Hősök tere.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. Traveling from Istanbul in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Budapest, with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Montmartre and Île de la Cité. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

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Getting from Budapest to Paris by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to 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, Holland

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, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, and then take a stroll through The Jordaan. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Museum Van Loon, then explore the world behind art at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam route builder app .

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to 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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