31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Alencon, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Beauvoir, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Giverny, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly
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Heidelberg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Linz, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Linz, Austria
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Paris, France — 3 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Latin Quarter and Atelier des Lumieres. Get some cultural insight at Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac and Sainte-Chapelle. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Natural History, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris itinerary builder tool.

Phoenix, USA to Paris is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Phoenix to Paris, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Paris is much colder than Phoenix - with highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Alencon.
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Alencon, France — 1 night

Alençon is a commune in Normandy, France, capital of the Orne department. To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Alencon travel route builder app.

Drive from Paris to Alencon in 3 hours. April in Alencon sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 43°F at night. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Beauvoir.
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Beauvoir, France — 2 nights

On the 29th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach of Genets and then surround yourself with nature on Francois LAMOTTE d'ARGY Guide de la baie du Mont-Saint-Michel. On your second day here, snap pictures at Le Vieux Pont de Ducey, look for gifts at L'Atelier St Michel, cool off at Alligator Bay, then don't miss a visit to Le Moulin de Moidrey, then examine the collection at Cathedraloscope, and finally see the interesting displays at Le Musee de Dol.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Beauvoir day trip site.

Getting from Alencon to Beauvoir by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Beauvoir can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Mon) before leaving for Bayeux.
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Bayeux, France — 2 nights

Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the world behind art at Musee Baron Gerard, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, then pause for some photo ops at D-Day Monument, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, witness the site of a historic battle at Kunstlicher Hafen, examine the collection at Liberators Museum - Normandy 1944, then take in the pleasant sights at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Musee D-Day Omaha, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bayeux day trip planning app.

Drive from Beauvoir to Bayeux in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Bayeux are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Giverny.
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Giverny, France — 2 nights

Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): browse the exhibits of Fondation Claude Monet, admire the masterpieces at Musee des impressionnismes, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny. On the next day, head off the coast to Les Andelys, don't miss a visit to Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, then get engrossed in the history at Musee de l’Outil - Collection Claude et Francoise Pigeard, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at O Hammam.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Giverny online road trip planner.

Drive from Bayeux to Giverny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Paris.
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Paris, France — 4 nights

City of Light

Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Evasion Canine. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Basilique de Saint-Mathurin (in Larchant) and Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte (in Maincy). See some other sides of Paris: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Tuileries, stop by 9th Arrondissement, and take a stroll through 4th Arrondissement.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Drive from Giverny to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 5 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Herengracht and The Amstel. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zaanse Schans and Portuguese Synagogue. Venture out of the city with trips to World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk), Canals area (in Utrecht) and Zuiderzeemuseum (in Enkhuizen). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, explore the world behind art at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), stroll around Vondelpark, and pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip builder website.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can fly to Heidelberg.
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Heidelberg, Germany — 2 nights

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, examine the collection at Technoseum Mannheim (ehemals Landesmuseum fuer Technik und Arbeit), and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Dicker Turm (Schloss), get to know the fascinating history of Alte Universitaet, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg, then identify plant and animal life at Tinnunculus, and finally head outdoors with Philosopher’s Walk.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Heidelberg trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Heidelberg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, Heidelberg is a bit warmer at night with lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Linz.
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Linz, Austria — 2 nights

Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at FC Francisco Carolinum Linz, then examine the collection at Zahnmuseum Linz, and then make a trip to Hauptplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Linzer Landhaus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustiner Chorherrenstift Sankt Florian, get engrossed in the history at Voestalpine, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ursulinenkirche, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mariendom.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Linz trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Heidelberg to Linz in 6 hours. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cesky Krumlov.
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic — 2 nights

Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at Regionalni Muzeum v Ceskem Krumlove, then explore the historical opulence of Rozmberk Castle, then see the interesting displays at Czech Repubrick, and finally contemplate the long history of Latran houses. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Cesky Krumlov Castle, stroll around The Castle Garden, examine the collection at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Vitus, then see the interesting displays at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Linz to Cesky Krumlov takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Linz.
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Linz, Austria — 1 night

On the 20th (Sat), stroll around Linzer Stadtpark.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Linz trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Cesky Krumlov to Linz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 21st (Sun), you're off to Vienna.
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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.
Get outdoors at Biospharenpark Wienerwald and Wachau Valley. Explore hidden gems such as Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Ringstrasse. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Burgerspitalkirche St. Philipp & Jakob (in Krems an der Donau) and Durnstein (Burgruine Duernstein & Durnstein Abbey). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, admire the striking features of State Hall of the Austrian National Library, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Military History, and don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vienna vacation planner.

You can take a train from Linz to Vienna in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in May, and nighttime lows around 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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