38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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38 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
12
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
13
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
14
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Toronto, Canada

5
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Arklow Golf Links and Curracloe Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Portmarnock Beach and Olde Shillelagh Stick Maker. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, get your bearings at Chester Beatty Library, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and browse the different shops at Fallon & Byrne.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin attractions website .

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Curracloe Beach, Portmarnock Beach, Arklow Golf Links, Olde Shillelagh Stick Maker
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Edinburgh Old Town and Rosslyn Chapel are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Ross Back Sands Beach and Real Mary King's Close. Change things up with a short trip to Cragside House and Gardens in Rothbury (about 2 hours away). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, explore the wide array of goods at Jenners, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh road trip planning site .

Getting from Dublin to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. In April in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ross Back Sands Beach, Rosslyn Chapel, Cragside House and Gardens
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 4:
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Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Churchill War Rooms and Ely Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Arundel Castle and Gardens and King's College Chapel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Brighton (North Laine & Gustamps) and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew (in Kew).

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our London holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, King's College Chapel, Ely Cathedral, Arundel Castle and Gardens
Find places to stay May 4 — 8:
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Gustamps ©
Gustamps
Arundel Castle and Gardens ©
Arundel Castle and Gardens
Ely Cathedral ©
Ely Cathedral

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, enjoy the sand and surf at Paris Plage, then wander the streets of Le Marais, and finally step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and then admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris trip maker .

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Neighborhoods Parks Museums
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter ©
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do your shopping at De Negen Straatjes and The American Book Center. Anne Frank House and Leidseplein are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, meet the residents at ARTIS, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 15th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Delta del Llobregat, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stop by Barcelonines. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, shop like a local with Passeig de Gracia, and then pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel planner.

You can fly from Zurich to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in May, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 25°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Delta del Llobregat
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Dasoktima Tatoiou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Rescue Centre.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Athens. Traveling from Barcelona in May, expect Athens to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dasoktima Tatoiou, ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece
Find places to stay May 16 — 18:
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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.
Vatican Museums and Pantheon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. St. Peter's Basilica and San Pietro in Vincoli will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Riva di Polline in Trevignano Romano (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, take in the dramatic natural features at Passeggiata di Gianicolo, and stop by L'Artigianato.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online journey planner .

Getting from Athens to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in May, plan for little chillier nights in Rome, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Vatican City, Riva di Polline
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 22nd (Wed), explore the world behind art at The Royal Castle in Warsaw - Museum, then don't miss a visit to Old Town Market Square, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Warszawskie Zoo. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Gorka Szczesliwicka, then brush up on your military savvy at Warsaw Uprising Museum, and then wander the streets of Nowy Swiat.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Warsaw road trip tool .

Getting from Rome to Warsaw by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rome in May, with highs in Warsaw at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Warsaw

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Warszawskie Zoo ©
Warszawskie Zoo
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego ©
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Rynek Starego Miasta ©
Rynek Starego Miasta

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for gifts at Manufaktura, then look for gifts at PALLADIUM Shopping Center Prague, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Devil's Channel. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Old Town Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then identify plant and animal life at Kralovska Obora-Stromovka.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Prague online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Warsaw to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Prague, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Shopping Wildlife Parks
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Devil's Channel ©
Devil's Channel

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, stop by Konditorei Rabien, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Die Hackeschen Hoefe. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, browse the range of quality goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), wander the streets of Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam), then stop by Boxoffberlin, and finally look for gifts at Rausch Schokoladenhaus.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Berlin road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe) ©
Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe)
Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Appreciate the collections at Vasa Museum and Royal Palace. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stockholm Old Town and Skansen. There's lots more to do: add some adventure to your tour with The Green Trails, browse the different shops at Mall of Scandinavia, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska, and examine the collection at ABBA The Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip builder app .

Fly from Berlin to Stockholm in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Mall of Scandinavia
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
Skansen ©
Skansen

2
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Perlan, visit a coastal fixture at Grotta Lighthouse, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Nordic Store, then kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Settlement Center.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Reykjavik takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Stockholm in May: highs in Reykjavik hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

The Settlement Center
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach ©
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach

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