44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly
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Ibiza Town, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Drive
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 4 nights
Bus to Prado Seville, Fly to Maspalomas
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Galway, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Île de la Cité and Luxembourg Gardens. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and stop by Le Marais.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paris online road trip planner.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 2 — 6:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then explore and take pictures at Museum Het Rembrandthuis. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, wander the streets of The Jordaan, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam planning site.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to fly to Prague.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay May 6 — 8:

Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get great views at Petřín, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take a stroll through Lesser Town, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 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 10th (Tue) so you can fly to Florence.
Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:

Florence, Italy — 4 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza del Duomo and Duomo di Siena. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Piazza del Campo & Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Prague to Florence in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in May, you will find days in Florence are a bit warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rome.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 10 — 14:

Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 15th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally wander the streets of Trastevere.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planning site.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Florence in May, Rome is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:

Barcelona, Spain — 4 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona tour planning site.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Ibiza Town.
Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:

Ibiza Town, Spain — 5 nights

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Explore hidden gems such as Cala Comte and Castell de Eivissa. Visit Platja de ses Salines and Cala S'Illot des Rencli for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to S'Arenal Petit in Portinatx (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Es Vedra, examine the collection at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, head outdoors with Ibiza Dive Experience, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Ibiza Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to fly to Lisbon.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 20 — 25:

Lisbon, Portugal — 4 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Alfama and Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco). Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Praia da ursa. Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Bairro Alto, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ibiza Town to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Albufeira.
Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 25 — 29:

Albufeira, Portugal — 4 nights

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get in touch with nature at Ponta da Piedade and Praia Da Rocha. Explore hidden gems such as Praia da Falesia and Praia dos Olhos de Água. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albufeira: Praia Dona Ana (in Lagos) and Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Albufeira trip planner.

Drive from Lisbon to Albufeira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Albufeira sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 2:

Maspalomas, Spain — 3 nights

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Visit Playa de Mogan and Las Canteras Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Playa de Amadores and Leagues Ahead Diving will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas, explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Thai Holistic Massage.

Start your trip to Maspalomas by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Albufeira to Maspalomas takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Galway.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 5:

Galway, Ireland — 4 nights

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Take a break from the city and head to Cliffs of Moher and Burren National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre and Lahinch Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Fanore Beach (in Fanore), Clare Coastal Walk Project (in Doolin) and Ireland's School of Falconry (in Cong). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and enjoy the sand and surf at Salthill Beaches.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Galway day trip planning website.

Fly from Maspalomas to Galway in 7.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Maspalomas in June; daily highs in Galway reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dublin.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 9:

Dublin, Ireland — 5 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vagabond Tours and St Stephens Green. Step out of Dublin to go to Kill and see Celtic Rider, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, walk around Phoenix Park, and explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 14: