31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Greece
— 5 nights
Fly
2
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece — 5 nights

Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Step out of the city life by going to Paleokastritsa Beach and St. Spyridon First Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Achilleion Museum and Casa Parlante. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Notos Beach (in Notos), Paleokastritsa (Rovinia Beach & La Grotta Beach) and Marathias Beach (in Marathias). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Avlaki Beach, examine the collection at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, explore by horseback at Arena horse riding corfu, and take a stroll through Corfu Old Town.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip site.

Sydney, Australia to Corfu Town is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Corfu Town, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in September: high temperatures in Corfu Town hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can fly to Ravello.
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Ravello, Italy — 2 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Fornillo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally examine the collection at Museo della Carta. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ravello vacation builder app.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Ravello in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Ravello are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Roman Forum and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

You can drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ravello in September since evenings lows in Rome dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza del Duomo and Duomo di Siena. Get some historical perspective at Piazza della Signoria and Campanile di Giotto. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (San Francesco, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more) and San Gimignano (Guardastelle Vineyard & Historic Centre of San Gimignano). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Venice road trip tool.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Florence, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 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.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Barcelona Cathedral. The adventure continues: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, wander the streets of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 26°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 19°C and 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll around Vondelpark, appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, then explore the world behind art at Frans Hals Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Amsterdam day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to fly to Budapest.
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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.
On the 17th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, then steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest online trip maker.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Budapest are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, then browse the exhibits of Galata Tower, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip site.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Budapest in October: highs in Istanbul hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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