36 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Klarna Trips Europe route planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train
3
Strasbourg, France
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
8
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly
9
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17

London, United Kingdom — 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Market, make a trip to Big Ben, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London trip planning site.

Austin, USA to London is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Austin to London. Traveling from Austin in May, you will find days in London are much colder (62°F), and nights are little chillier (46°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
more
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:

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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Fondation Claude Monet in Giverny--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and stop by Montmartre.

You can plan Paris trip in no time by asking Klarna Trips to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. May in Paris sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a train to Strasbourg.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 13 — 17:

Strasbourg, France — 3 nights

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
On the 17th (Wed), admire the striking features of Gare de Strasbourg and then appreciate the history behind Horloge Astronomique. Keep things going the next day: walk around Parc de l'Orangerie, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, don't miss a visit to Barrage Vauban, get a sense of history and politics at European Parliament Strasbourg, then appreciate the history behind Place Kleber, and finally do a tasting at Domaine Albert Seltz.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Strasbourg trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a train from Paris to Strasbourg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Munich.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 17 — 20:

Munich, Germany — 4 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Get out of town with these interesting Munich side-trips: Schwangau (Poellat Gorge & Schloss Neuschwanstein) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, explore the activities along English Garden, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, and see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

Discover how to plan a Munich trip in just a few steps with Klarna Trips's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Strasbourg to Munich in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 20 — 24:

Salzburg, Austria — 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Mayrhofner Bergbahnen (in Mayrhofen), Swarovski Kristallwelten (in Wattens) and Innsbruck (Maria-Theresien-Strasse, Town Tower (Stadtturm), &more). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), don't miss a visit to Linzergasse, and get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vienna.
more
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 24 — 28:

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, and make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vienna online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Vienna sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to fly to Florence.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:

Florence, Italy — 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Scuola di Cucina di Lella, Wine Tours & Tastings, &more) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Florence attractions planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Florence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for Rome.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:

Rome, Italy — 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, wander the streets of Trastevere, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in Rome sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Berlin.
more
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 9:

Berlin, Germany — 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berlin: Dresden (Procession of Princes, Albertinum, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Reichstag Building, contemplate the long history of Charlottenburg Palace, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, and see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror.

Klarna Trips's itinerary builder makes planning a Berlin trip simple and quick.

Getting from Rome to Berlin by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 13: