33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
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Madrid, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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Mykonos Town, Greece
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Goreme, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Balzers, Liechtenstein
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
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Paris, France
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Oslo, Norway
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santo Antonio de Lisboa, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio dos Prazeres, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria de Belem Church, then learn about all things military at Museu de Marinha, then step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, and finally learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon road trip site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Lisbon. In April, Lisbon is little chillier than Sao Paulo - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:

Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): wander the streets of Calle Mayor, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Jeronimo el Real, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, and finally get outside with Picnic Madrid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Mariano Zamorano Swords, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Roman Church, then steep yourself in history at Puerta del Sol, and finally pause for some photo ops at Puerta de Alcala.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in April, plan for little chillier nights in Madrid, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 12th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona, stroll around Parque del Laberint d'Horta, then get to know the fascinating history of Barri de Gracia, and finally get outside with Bunker del Carmel. On the next day, pick up some local products at Mercat Santa Caterina, get to know the fascinating history of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, take in the waterfront at Port Vell, then take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Catalunya, and finally stop by Bodega Maestrazgo.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:

Mykonos Town, Greece

— 2 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
On the 14th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolakis Church, go for a stroll along the water at Old Port, and then stop by Mytho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panayia Tourliani, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agrari Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town day trip app.

Getting from Barcelona to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Mykonos Town due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can fly to Goreme.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:

Goreme, Turkey

— 2 nights
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): do some rugged touring at local off-road trails and then stop by Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the views at Soganli Valley, then relax and rejuvenate at Panoramic Cave Spa, and then explore the striking landscape at Zemi Valley.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Goreme trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Goreme in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Mykonos Town in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Goreme, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Ecumenical Patriarchate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Church of St George, then admire the striking features of Serefiye Sarnici, and finally look for gifts at Turkmenzade Handicraft. On your second day here, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then get engrossed in the history at Galata Mevlevi Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kilic Ali Pasa Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nuruosmaniye Camii.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Istanbul travel planner.

Getting from Goreme to Istanbul by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Goreme in April, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 20th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna E Contemporanea and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ancient Art in Barberini Palace. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Monte Pincio, don't miss a visit to Sphere within a Sphere, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Vatican Necropolis, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colle Aventino, and finally explore the ancient world of Tempio di Saturno.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Rome road trip app.

You can fly from Istanbul to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Rome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Balzers.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:

Balzers, Liechtenstein

— 2 nights
Balzers is a town and community located in southern Liechtenstein. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Gutenberg Castle and then get engrossed in the history at Lawena Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Balzers trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Rome to Balzers takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. You'll set off for Berlin on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Balzers

Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
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Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kurfurstendamm and Die Hackeschen Hoefe. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nicholas Quarter and Neues Palais. Take a break from Berlin with a short trip to Biosphere Potsdam in Potsdam, about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Tempelhof Airport, take an in-depth tour of Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz, explore the world behind art at Urban Nation, and contemplate the long history of Gleis 17, Grunewald.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Berlin itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Balzers to Berlin in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:

Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Le Palais Royal, take a stroll through 1st Arrondissement, take a stroll through 8th Arrondissement, then don't miss a visit to Luxembourg Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Left Bank (Rive Gauche). Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through 4th Arrondissement, examine the collection at National Museum of Natural History, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fontaine Saint-Sulpice, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Eustache.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Berlin to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): hike along het strand van Bergen aan Zee, kick back and relax at Strand Egmond aan Zee, then steep yourself in history at Museummolen Schermer, and finally stop by Old Amsterdam Cheese Store. Keep things going the next day: browse the fresh offerings at Nieuwmarkt, admire the natural beauty at The Flower Bulb Region, then stroll through Het Strand Van Noordwijk Aan Zeedd, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Strand van Katwijk aan Zee.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can fly to Oslo.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:

Oslo, Norway

— 2 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stroll through Storoyodden, then wander the streets of Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood, and finally visit Vulkan Neighbourhood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Damstredet & Telthusbakken, then see the interesting displays at Jewish Museum in Oslo, then get engrossed in the history at Nordisk bibelmuseum, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Strommen Storsenter.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Oslo in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Oslo when traveling from Amsterdam in May, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Oslo

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 1 — 3:

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 4 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sun Voyager and Horseback Riding Tours. Get outdoors at Gunnuhver Hot Springs and Bruarfoss Waterfall. Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Urridafoss Waterfall (in Villingaholt) and Reykjadalur Hot Springs (in Olfuss). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore and take pictures at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and try out the rides at Sundhollin Public Baths.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Reykjavik takes 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oslo to Reykjavik. When traveling from Oslo in May, plan for slightly colder days in Reykjavik, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to London.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 3 — 7:

London, United Kingdom

— 1 night

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 8th (Sun), wander the streets of Soho, steep yourself in history at Royal Mews, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Cathedral, then wander the streets of South Bank, and finally traverse land and water with a duck tour.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the London online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to London takes 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Reykjavik in May, with highs in London at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife · Tours
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.

Turkey travel guide

4.3
Ruins · Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Liechtenstein travel guide

3.5
Landmarks · Castles · Specialty Museums
Business Microstate
One of the smallest but most successful countries in the world, the German-speaking microstate of Liechtenstein is known primarily for two things: its gorgeous Alpine location and strong economy. Due to its size, Liechtenstein is culturally influenced by its neighboring countries, Austria and Switzerland. It is also quite similar to them geographically, with a mountainous landscape that draws scores of tourists for winter holidays. Outdoor enthusiasts have plenty to enjoy here year-round, with numerous hiking and biking trails. As the second-richest nation in the world with one of the lowest unemployment rates, Lichtenstein's charm nevertheless lies in the pride its citizens take in their country's independence and natural splendor.