31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour builder

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 17th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, make a trip to Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Vondelpark, take a stroll through The Jordaan, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and finally contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. December in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:

Brussels, Belgium

— 3 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Grand Place and Atomium. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center, and contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:

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.
Get some cultural insight at Le Marais and Eiffel Tower. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris tour builder.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 25:

Maspalomas, Spain

— 5 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Get in touch with nature at Buceo Sur Gran Canaria and Area Recreativa de La Laguna. Take a break from Maspalomas with a short trip to Las Canteras Beach in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at Gran Massage - Massage Gran Canaria Maspalomas Playa del Ingles, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Buggy Pirates Gran Canaria, enjoy some diversion at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, and explore the gorgeous colors at Reserva Natural El Cabron.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Maspalomas visit planner.

You can fly from Paris to Maspalomas in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Maspalomas is minus 1 hour. In December, Maspalomas is warmer than Paris - with highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 30:

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.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, and kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Barcelona online holiday maker.

Fly from Maspalomas to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Maspalomas to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Maspalomas in December: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, stop by Trastevere, and stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Rome online vacation planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Barcelona in January, with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Budapest.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

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

Traveling by flight from Rome to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in January: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 3°C and lows are around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:

Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, learn about all things military at Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, and see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

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Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In January in Vienna, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 11:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Lesser Town and Staromestske namesti are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 14th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. January in Prague sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 14:

Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

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 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Berliner Dom, make a trip to East Side Gallery, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, then make a trip to Reichstag Building, and finally contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 16: