39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Austin, United States
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Bus:  6 h 15 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
9
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Subway + Fly:  5 h 30 min
10
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
11
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
12
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
13
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
14
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
15
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Austin, United States

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Austin, USA to London is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Austin to London due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Austin in April: highs in London hover around 56°F, while lows dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Big Ben ©
Big Ben

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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.
On the 16th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, then wander the streets of Temple Bar, and finally appreciate the history behind James Joyce Statue. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, then walk around St Stephens Green, and then don't miss a visit to The Spire.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

You can fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April in Dublin, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
The Spire ©
The Spire

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 18th (Sat), examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, then admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle, have fun and explore at Glasgow Science Centre, and then steep yourself in history at Glasgow Cathedral.

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You can fly from Dublin to Glasgow in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stirling Castle
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
Glasgow Botanic Gardens ©
Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Change things up with a short trip to Keukenhof in Lisse (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, stroll around Vondelpark, have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto, and browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam journey planning site.

Getting from Glasgow to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Glasgow to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Keukenhof
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
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Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Keukenhof ©
Keukenhof

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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.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, try out the rides at Tivoli Gardens, and wander the streets of Stroeget.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Parks Theme Parks
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

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Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Berlin attractions site.

Getting from Copenhagen to Berlin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
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Walking tours
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
WINDOBONA Indoor Skydiving Berlin ©
WINDOBONA Indoor Skydiving Berlin

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nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Lesser Town and then admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague trip planning site.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. In April in Prague, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Lesser Town
Lesser Town

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Budapest road trip planning app.

Getting from Prague to Budapest by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Janoshegy ©
Janoshegy

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Go for a jaunt from Athens to Mycenae to see Archaeological Site Mycenae about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and visit Plaka.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens visit planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Athens in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, Athens is a bit warmer than Budapest - with highs of 77°F and lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rome, with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Santa Maria in Trastevere ©
Santa Maria in Trastevere

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Florence dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Arena di Verona (in Verona) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Venice attractions planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Arena di Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get curious at Deutsches Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and appreciate the history behind Moriskentanzer.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Venice to Munich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Venice in May, with highs in Munich at 64°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 17th (Sun), browse the exhibits of Atomium, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally steep yourself in history at Grand Place. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, then buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see reviews and tourist information, go to the Brussels trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Brussels takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
See some other sides of London: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London route planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to London is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Walking tours
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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