31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

31 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
7
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, nature, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and explore the world behind art at Museo Lazaro Galdiano.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December, expect Madrid to be much colder, temps between 14°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner .

You can fly from Madrid to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December in Rome, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena Cathedral (in Siena) and Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Duomo di Siena, Castello di Monteriggioni
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Venice day trip planner .

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Florence in January, with highs in Venice at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Pack the 9th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Prater. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Vienna trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in January: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): shop like a local with Getreidegasse, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

1
night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, then contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, and finally hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck travel route planner .

Take a train from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, examine the collection at Musee Nissim de Camondo, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.

Plan trip to Paris with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Innsbruck to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Innsbruck in January: high temperatures in Paris hover around 8°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and browse the exhibits of Westminster Abbey.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the London online holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in London are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
nights
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.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, and stroll around Phoenix Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dublin travel route planner.

Getting from London to Dublin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Belém Tower, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip maker .

Getting from Dublin to Lisbon by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in January, with highs in Lisbon at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

Similar Plans

32 days in Italy BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 35 days in South America, United States, Europe, Africa, Asia & South Pacific BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 33 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 33 days in Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 47 days in Italy & City of San Marino BY A USER FROM ITALY September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Geneva, Italy & Basel BY A USER FROM ICELAND May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, extra slow, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Extra slow 33 days in Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 33 days in Zagreb, Slovenia & Austria BY A USER FROM KUWAIT June, kids, relaxing, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 56 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in Paris & Pierrefonds BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 41 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES May, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans