37 days in Europe Itinerary

37 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Kapali Carsi has been added to your itinerary. Let the collections at Chora Museum and Topkapi Palace capture your imagination. Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, and get to know the fascinating history of Sultanahmet District.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Istanbul trip planner.

Chennai, India to Istanbul is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Istanbul is minus 2.5 hours. In May, Istanbul is cooler than Chennai - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay May 1 — 5:

2
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Athens, Greece

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis of Athens has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): wander the streets of Monastiraki and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then stop by Gallery Demeter, and finally wander the streets of Plaka.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Athens online tour planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Athens in 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. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Istanbul in May; daily highs in Athens reach 29°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 5 — 7:

3
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Budapest, Hungary

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.
You've now added Wine Tours & Tastings to your itinerary. Visit Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Matthias Church and Heroes' Square. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, explore the activities along Danube River, contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, and wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Budapest due to the time zone difference. In May, Budapest is little chillier than Athens - with highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:

3
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Via Condotti as well as Coin. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Get some cultural insight at Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and stop by Trastevere.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Budapest to Rome in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in May, Rome is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 10 — 13:

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Florence, make a side trip to see Castello di Verrazzano in Greve in Chianti, approximately Greve in Chianti away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, enjoy the sand and surf at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale, and explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Florence route planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 13 — 16:

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Venice, Italy

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.
Piazza San Marco has been added to your itinerary. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Oreficeria Boscolo Gioie and Mercati di Rialto. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, visit Cannaregio, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 16 — 19:

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Barcelona, Spain

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.
You've now added Basilica of the Sagrada Familia to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at El Barri Gòtic and Museu Picasso. Take a break from the city and head to Playa de La Barceloneta and Sailing Experience Barcelona. There's lots more to do: walk around Parc Guell, stop by Cellarer, wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip maker.

Getting from Venice to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:

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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

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 22nd (Mon), admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, wander the streets of Temple Bar, and then wander the streets of Grafton Street. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Dollymount Strand, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seapoint Beach, and then examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Dublin is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in May, expect Dublin to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:

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Tallinn, Estonia

A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
On the 24th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tallinn Zoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, make a trip to Toompea Hill, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Estonian Drinking Culture at the Luscher & Matiesen Distillery, and finally contemplate the long history of Town Hall Pharmacy.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tallinn itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Dublin to Tallinn in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin to Tallinn, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:

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Paris, France

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.
You've now added Le Marais to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Popular historic sites such as Palace of Versailles and Montmartre are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, and don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris vacation tool.

You can fly from Tallinn to Paris in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tallinn to Paris. Traveling from Tallinn in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Paris, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 27 — 31:

3
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Brussels, Belgium

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get some cultural insight at Grand Place and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Atomium and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Ghent (Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle) & DOK). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), wander the streets of Place St. Gery, take in the local highlights with SANDEMANs NEW Brussels, Free Walking Tour, and explore the activities along Etangs d'Ixelles.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 3:

2
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Van Gogh Museum, ARTIS and Zandvoort aan Zee. Kids will enjoy Rijksmuseum and Red Light District. Do some cultural sightseeing at Anne Frank House and De 9 Straatjes. Next up on the itinerary: visit The Jordaan and get engrossed in the history at Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5: