30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Red Deer, Canada
Fly:  19 h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 30 min
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
10
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Red Deer, Canada

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon vacation website.

Red Deer, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Red Deer in September, expect nights in Lisbon to be warmer, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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 5th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then stroll around Parc Guell, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

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Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence visit planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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 12th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the next day, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip maker.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Venice are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul online trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Venice to Istanbul. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in September: highs in Istanbul hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Budapest, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, get great views at Petřín, and take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Prague vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. When traveling from Budapest in September, plan for slightly colder days in Prague, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, and then walk around Vondelpark.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip builder app.

Getting from Prague to Amsterdam by combination of flight and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. September in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, then admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, then don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Flight Experience London - Flight Simulator ©
Flight Experience London - Flight Simulator
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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