33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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33 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: San Jose, Costa Rica
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
9
Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 2 nights
bus:  5​h
10
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
11
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Tuscania, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
13
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
14
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: San Jose, Costa Rica

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Plan my trip to Zurich with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

San Jose, Costa Rica to Zurich is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from San Jose to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from San Jose in April; daily highs in Zurich reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. On the 20th (Fri), you're off toBerlin.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pergamonmuseum and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Visit Charlottenburg Palace and Berliner Dom for their historical value. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, wander the streets of Mitte, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Berlin sightseeing planning site .

You can fly from Zurich to Berlin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
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Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

2
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.
Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam road trip planning tool .

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Markt, then get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, and then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Arentshof, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beguinage (Begijnhof).

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Bruges sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to Temple Bar, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Grafton Street, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, then browse the collection at Chester Beatty Library, and finally take an in-depth tour of Áras an Uachtaráin.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dublin holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Bruges to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April in Dublin, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Gallery and Natural History Museum. Westminster Abbey and Churchill War Rooms will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at British Museum and contemplate the long history of Hampstead.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the London travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
Highlights from your plan
British Museum ©
British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History 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.
On the 4th (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, then step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay May 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Carrer Montcada, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll through Park Guell, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then make a trip to Casa Batllo, then examine the collection at Parc de Montjuic, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona holiday builder app .

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in May; daily highs in Barcelona reach 25°C and lows reach 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Monaco-Ville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

2
nights
Monaco-Ville, Monaco

Monaco-Ville ©
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Monte Carlo Harbor. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, then try to win big at Casino of Monte-Carlo, then get to know the fascinating history of Casino Square, and finally appreciate the history behind Hector Berlioz Statue.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Monaco-Ville trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Barcelona to Monaco-Ville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Monaco-Ville are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Monte-Carlo
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco ©
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco
Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 11th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at i Giardini di Villa Melzi, stop by Azalea - Silk of Como, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Carlotta.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Milan online trip planner .

Getting from Monaco-Ville to Milan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Rome.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bellagio, Villa Carlotta
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta

2
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.
On the 13th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip builder app .

Take a train from Milan to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Rome are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Tuscania.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Tuscania, Italy

Tuscania ©
Tuscania is a town and comune in the province of Viterbo, Lazio Region, Italy. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Antico Ghetto e Sinagoga Pitigliano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pitigliano Centro Storico, then explore the ancient world of Vulci, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Giardino dei Tarocchi. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Lante, admire the striking features of Palazzo Farnese, then admire the striking features of Rocca dei Papi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tuscania planner .

Traveling by car from Rome to Tuscania takes 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Tuscania dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Tuscania

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pitigliano, Giardino dei Tarocchi, Villa Lante, Vulci, Palazzo Farnese
Find places to stay May 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di San Pietro ©
Chiesa di San Pietro
Villa Lante ©
Villa Lante
Giardino dei Tarocchi ©
Giardino dei Tarocchi

2
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.
On the 17th (Thu), make a trip to St. Mark's Square and then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

Plan trip to Venice with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Explore your travel options from Tuscania to Venice with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), then pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Swiss National Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rietberg Museum, and then admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Venice in May, with highs in Zurich at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Rietberg Museum ©
Rietberg Museum
Old Town (Altstadt) ©
Old Town (Altstadt)

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