35 days in Europe Itinerary

35 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Seville, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 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.
Visit Anne Frank House and Begijnhof for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Jordaan and Vondelpark. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Grote Markt, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more), Delft (Nieuwe Kerk, Old Church, &more) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, steep yourself in history at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, admire all the interesting features of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam day trip planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Kelowna to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
On the 10th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, wander the streets of Lesser Town, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

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Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Prague are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:

Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Popular historic sites such as Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Center of Vienna and Belvedere Palace. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Schonbrunner Gardens, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and admire the masterpieces at Albertina.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vienna vacation planning app.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:

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.
Get some historical perspective at Historic Areas of Istanbul and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Suleymaniye Cami and Basilica Cistern. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and explore the galleries of Rumeli Fortress.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul visit planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:

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 some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Popular historic sites such as Basilica of St. Anthony and Basilica di San Marco are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Cannaregio, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Venice route planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Venice by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Venice, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:

Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Piazza del Duomo and Campanile di Giotto for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Piazza della Signoria and The Baptistery of St. John. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Piazza del Campo, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:

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.
On the 1st (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, then don't miss a visit to Palau Guell, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally shop like a local with La Boqueria.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Barcelona are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:

Seville, Spain

— 1 night

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Seville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, you will find days in Seville are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 2 — 3:

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.
On the 4th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, then explore the historical opulence of Castelo dos Mouros, and then steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

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

Traveling by flight from Seville to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Seville to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In May in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can fly to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 3 — 5:

Paris, France

— 4 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.
Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Montmartre. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Le Marais, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris online day trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay May 5 — 9: