36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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36 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Auckland, New Zealand
Fly:  27​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
8
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
12
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Auckland, New Zealand

3
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and South Bank. Get a sense of the local culture at Buckingham Palace and Westminster. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Westminster Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read London trip app .

Auckland, New Zealand to London is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to London is minus 12 hours. Traveling from Auckland in June, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster ©
Westminster

3
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Glasgow Green. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of The Tenement House, contemplate the long history of The Mackintosh House, then take an in-depth tour of Hunterian Museum, then take a stroll through Glasgow West End, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew.

Make your Glasgow itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from London to Glasgow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Glasgow are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Glasgow West End ©
Glasgow West End
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Calton Hill and Grassmarket. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Castle and Dean Village. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Surgeons' Hall Museums, steep yourself in history at Gladstone's Land, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh journey planner.

Traveling by train from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill
Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, then contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and finally make a trip to Anne Frank House. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along The Amstel, see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Amsterdam. Traveling from Edinburgh in July, expect Amsterdam to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiksborg Slotskirke, then take a stroll through Christiania, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, contemplate the long history of Church of Our Saviour, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, and finally see the interesting displays at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen driving holiday site .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. July in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Frederiksborg Slotskirke
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church

3
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 9th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral, then head off the coast to Margaret Island, and finally steep yourself in history at Citadel.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip website .

Fly from Copenhagen to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Copenhagen in July, with highs in Budapest at 33°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Museums

Side Trip

Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): admire the striking features of Castello Sforzesco, examine the collection at Museo del Novecento, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Duomo. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio, then steep yourself in history at Vicolo Privato Lavandai, and finally steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Milan trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Milan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Milan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums
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Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Il Cenacolo ©
Il Cenacolo
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano

3
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Step out of the city life by going to Cinque Terre Trails and Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre. Do some cultural sightseeing at Borgo Storico di Manarola and Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church. There's lots more to do: stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, take a stroll around Vernazza, learn about winemaking at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Milan to Cinque Terre in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Campanile di Giotto. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Palazzo Vecchio. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi, pause for some serene contemplation at Crypt of Santa Reparata, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Florence tour planner .

Getting from Cinque Terre to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Palazzo Vecchio ©
Palazzo Vecchio

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cupola di San Pietro and San Pietro in Vincoli. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palatine Hill and Colosseum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome road trip planning tool .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

2
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then contemplate the long history of Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija, then get engrossed in the history at Las Duenas, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Plaza del Triunfo. On your second day here, get great views at Catedral de Sevilla and then get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Seville holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Seville takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
On the 25th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Tower of London, then take in the views from Tower Bridge, and then browse the exhibits of Churchill War Rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Southwark Cathedral, then get lost in a book at British Library, and finally examine the collection at The British Museum.

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Getting from Seville to London by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Seville to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seville in July, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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