33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
+2
Subway + Train + Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
4
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
11
Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
12
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
13
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  11 h
End: New York City, United States

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum. Step off the beaten path and head to Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder and The Jordaan. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Museum Het Schip, browse the exhibits of Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Keramiek Atelier & Galerie Marjoke de Heer.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planning site.

New York City, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of subway, train, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New York City to Amsterdam, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Amsterdam is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, admire the landmark architecture of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels online trip builder.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. June in Brussels sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

3
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 a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Popular historic sites such as Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Sainte-Chapelle are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, wander the streets of Le Marais, and step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary maker app.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Brussels in July, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
night
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): kick back and relax at Plage de Port-Choiseul and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva journey maker app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Geneva takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Geneva are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Plage de Port-Choiseul ©
Plage de Port-Choiseul

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Shop till you drop at Passeig de Gracia and La Boqueria. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Born. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and step into the grandiose world of Montjuic Castle.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Geneva to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Geneva in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 71°F in Barcelona. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Do your shopping at La Croisette and Avenue Jean Medecin. Get some cultural insight at Vieille Ville and Palais Lascaris. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Rue d'Antibes (in Cannes), Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage) and Swim with Dolphins (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Cannes, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Swim with Dolphins
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:
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La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Piazza del Duomo and Piazza del Campo. Shop till you drop at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri and Mercato Centrale. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Siena to see Duomo di Siena about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Nice to Florence in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Nice in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 65°F in Florence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria

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.
Colosseum and Pantheon will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza Navona. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Villa Adriana in Tivoli, approximately Tivoli away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Rome road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
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.
Visit Hagia Sophia Museum and Historic Areas of Istanbul for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Galata Tower. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, and delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip maker site.

Fly from Rome to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rome to Istanbul. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

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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.
On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, then admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Istanbul to Budapest takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Istanbul in July since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

1
night
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
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 24th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), then admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and finally steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski).

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Warsaw online journey planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Warsaw takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Budapest in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Warsaw: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

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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.
Visit Staromestske namesti and Lobkowicz Palace for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Vitus Cathedral and Prague Castle. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Hradcany, get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and visit Lesser Town.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Prague sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the striking features of Amalienborg, get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Saviour's Church, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, and finally steep yourself in history at Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, then explore the historical opulence of Kastellet, then step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Christiansborg Slot.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Prague to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in July, expect Copenhagen to be little chillier, temps between 72°F and 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church

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