36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Stavanger, Norway
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
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Poznan, Poland
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Mosque, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, and then stop by Tree of Life Ceramics & Gift Shop.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul online day trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Istanbul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul is minus 5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July, with highs in Istanbul at 34°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:

Athens, Greece

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 25th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On your second day here, discover the deep blue sea with Nautilus Dive Center, take in the exciting artwork at Eleni Marneri Galerie, then take a stroll through Plaka, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Athens, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in July: high temperatures in Athens hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can fly to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Athens

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 2 nights

Jerusalem of Europe

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Svrzo House and then contemplate the long history of Bascarsija. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Vijećnica, then get engrossed in the history at Muzej Sarajevo 1878-1918, then examine the collection at The Despic House, and finally see the interesting displays at Galerija 11/07/95.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sarajevo online trip builder.

You can fly from Athens to Sarajevo in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Sarajevo due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Athens in July; daily highs in Sarajevo reach 32°C and lows reach 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Venice.

Things to do in Sarajevo

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

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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 a sense of the local culture at Dorsoduro and Basilica di San Marco. Attractions like Centro Storico di Venezia and Piazza San Marco make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, buy something for everyone on your list at T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip maker website.

Getting from Sarajevo to Venice by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sarajevo in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Venice. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can fly to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Villa Borghese and Museum and Crypt of Capuchins. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can fly to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 4th (Thu), shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then examine the collection at Casa Milan. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, see the interesting displays at Museo del Novecento, and then take an in-depth tour of Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Milan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Milan: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vaduz.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Vaduz, Liechtenstein

— 4 nights
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Postal Museum and Treasure Chamber of the Principality of Liechtenstein. Step out of the city life by going to Galina Falcon Center and Ski Resort Malbun. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, get engrossed in the history at Das Walsermuseum, Triesenberg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Florin, and explore the historical opulence of Vaduz Castle.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vaduz driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Milan to Vaduz in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and tram. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Vaduz

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 9:

Paris, France

— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Pantheon, then visit Latin Quarter, and finally head off the coast to Île de la Cité. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then admire the masterpieces at Petit Palais, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile Saint-Louis.

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Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Vaduz to Paris takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:

London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Westminster and The Courtauld Gallery. Get some cultural insight at National Gallery and South Bank. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, get a tailor-made plan with BrakeAway Bike Tours, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London journey maker website.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for little chillier days in London, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to fly to Stavanger.

Things to do in London

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nightlife
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

Stavanger, Norway

— 2 nights

Oil Capital

The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Breidablikk and Norwegian Petroleum Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Kids will enjoy MS Rapp and Godalen Beach. The adventure continues: hike along Tide Reiser Kjerag and get a taste of the local shopping with Touscene.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Stavanger attractions planner.

Getting from London to Stavanger by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Stavanger are a bit cooler (21°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Stavanger

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 17:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 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.
Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Appreciate the collections at Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and admire the masterpieces at Moco Museum Amsterdam.

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Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Stavanger in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Warsaw.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:

Warsaw, Poland

— 1 night

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, and then walk around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie.

For reviews and other tourist information, go to the Warsaw attractions planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Warsaw takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Warsaw can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Poznan.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Poznan, Poland

— 1 night
Poland's original capital, Poznan boasts centuries of rich history and culture, as well as a modern town center drawing a growing number of weekend revelers with its vibrant nightlife and diverse restaurant scene.
On the 23rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Genius Loci Archeological Park and then see the interesting displays at Muzeum Martyrologii Wielkopolan - Fort VII.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Poznan holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Poznan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Poznan are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Poznan

Museums
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:

Berlin, Germany

— 2 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.
On the 24th (Wed), make a trip to Nicholas Quarter, get a new perspective on nature at Museum fuer Naturkunde Berlin, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Die Hackeschen Hoefe. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie, and then examine the collection at Museum of Musical Instruments (Musikinstrumenten Museum).

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Berlin travel route website.

Traveling by car from Poznan to Berlin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25: