30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
8
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sultanahmet District and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Visit Suleymaniye Cami and Galata Tower for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryem Ana Rum Ortodoks Kilisesi, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and contemplate the long history of Rumeli Fortress.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul sightseeing tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Istanbul is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April, things will get cooler in Istanbul: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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.
Get some historical perspective at Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Matthias Church and Dohány Street Synagogue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank, and explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Budapest day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. Traveling from Istanbul in April, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Budapest. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and then take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vienna online journey planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Old Royal Palace, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, thenstep into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Powder Tower, thensnap pictures at Charles Bridge, thentake some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. April in Prague sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica of the Holy Blood and Minnewater Lake. Do some cultural sightseeing at Groeningemuseum and Historic Centre of Brugge. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and pause for some serene contemplation at Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bruges trip tool.

You can fly from Prague to Bruges in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Bruges are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Paris trip planning website.

Getting from Bruges to Paris by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, thenadmire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, thenwander the streets of Rossio Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Castelo dos Mouros and then explore the historical opulence of Park and National Palace of Pena.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in April: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

3
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.
Doge's Palace and St Mark's Campanile are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo di Castelvecchio. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel) and Arena di Verona (in Verona). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Venice itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Venice in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lisbon to Venice, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in April: highs in Venice hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Padua, Verona
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St Mark's Campanile ©
St Mark's Campanile
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piazza del Campo and Pitti Palace. Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Siena and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa--about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence route planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Church of St. Louis of the French. Explore hidden gems such as Galleria Borghese and Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome route planning website.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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