34 days in Europe Itinerary

34 days in Europe Itinerary

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34 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Columbus, United States
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
6
Toulouse, France
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
7
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
Tram + Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
9
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
10
Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Columbus, United States

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.
Appreciate the collections at Guinness Storehouse and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. Get some cultural insight at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Temple Bar. Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: Wicklow Mountains National Park (in Glendalough Village), Medieval Mile Museum (in Kilkenny) and Hore Abbey (in Cashel). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, see the interesting displays at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, appreciate the history behind The Famine Sculptures, and get engrossed in the history at The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dublin online visit planner.

Columbus, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Columbus in October, expect nights in Dublin to be about the same, around 45°F, while days are slightly colder, around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hore Abbey, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Medieval Mile Museum
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, visit Edinburgh Old Town, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, don't miss a visit to Greyfriars Kirk, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, and finally examine the collection at Surgeons' Hall Museums. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of National War Museum of Scotland, admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Modern Two, and then contemplate the long history of Dean Village.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Edinburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Churchill War Rooms and The Courtauld Gallery. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery and HMS Belfast. There's still lots to do: visit Westminster, tour the pleasant surroundings at Primrose Hill, wander the streets of Holland Park, and don't miss a visit to Trafalgar Square.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our London trip 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 October, daytime highs in London are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster ©
Westminster

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Get in touch with nature at Herengracht and The Amstel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Mondial Museum (in Volendam) and The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, Panorama Mesdag, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Jordaan, browse the collection at OBA Library of Amsterdam, examine the collection at Museum of Prostitution - Red Light Secrets, and steep yourself in history at Begijnhof.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam vacation builder tool.

You can fly from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 47°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Hague, Mondial Museum
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): visit 1st Arrondissement and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Petit Palais, then see the interesting displays at Musee Nissim de Camondo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally visit Montmartre.

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You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. October in Paris sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

3
nights
Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Hospital de la Grave, learn about winemaking at Cave de Labastide, don't miss a visit to Le Quartier Du Castelviel, then examine the collection at Academie des Miniatures et des petits gouters, then snap pictures at Pont Vieux, and finally don't miss a visit to Palais de la Berbie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Musee Departemental de la Resistance et de la Deportation, see the interesting displays at Musee Georges Labit, admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Grand Rond, steep yourself in history at Espace EDF Bazacle, then get to know the fascinating history of Quai de la Daurade, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Les Jacobins.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Toulouse planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Toulouse takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Toulouse, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Toulouse

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Albi, Cave de Labastide
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Espace EDF Bazacle ©
Espace EDF Bazacle
Cave de Labastide ©
Cave de Labastide

2
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 20th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Musee d'Histoire de Lyon, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, take an in-depth tour of Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon, then take a stroll through The Presqu'ile, then take a stroll through Place des Jacobins, and finally examine the collection at Fresque des Lyonnais.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lyon tour itinerary maker tool.

Do a combination of flight and tram from Toulouse to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Toulouse in October, expect nights in Lyon to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are slightly colder, around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon ©
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cannaregio and Basilica di Santa Anastasia. Museum-lovers will get to explore Doge's Palace and Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Arena di Verona & Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio)). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Venice online trip planner.

Getting from Lyon to Venice by combination of tram and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of tram, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Verona
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore and learn at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Duomo di Pisa. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa, Baptistery of St. John, &more) and Montecatini Alto (in Montecatini Terme). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online vacation maker.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pisa, Montecatini Alto
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Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Palazzo Chigi Saracini, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, take in the exciting artwork at Silvia Tanganelli, then see the interesting displays at Fondazione Accademia Musicale Chigiana, then gain insight at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cateriniana Di S. Domenico.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Siena trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Siena, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Battistero di San Giovanni ©
Battistero di San Giovanni
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia
Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana ©
Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

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 Pantheon and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. Explore hidden gems such as Galleria Borghese and Villa Borghese. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Siena to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini ©

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