30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 15​min
5
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  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
train:  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.
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Sultanahmet District will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Galata Tower. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, browse the exhibits of Rumeli Fortress, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul online trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Istanbul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul is minus 5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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 cultural insight at Halaszbastya and Matthias Church. Popular historic sites such as St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Liberty Statue are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, browse the exhibits of Hungarian National Museum, snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip builder website .

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in April, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Budapest. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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, contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and then make a trip to Historic Center of Vienna.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary planner .

Take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 19°C, while at night they dip 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Old Royal Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and finally take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Prasna brana, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Prague online sightseeing planner .

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. 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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica of the Holy Blood and Minnewater Lake. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Groeningemuseum and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal).

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges online route maker .

Do a combination of flight and train from Prague to Bruges in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Your inner history buff will appreciate Palace of Versailles and Montmartre. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip planning website .

You can drive from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira, admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then take a stroll through Rossio Square, and finally steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Castelo dos Mouros and then step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena.

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You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Paris to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in April; daily highs in Lisbon reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to 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
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace. Popular historic sites such as Basilica di San Marco and St Mark's Campanile are in your itinerary. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel) and Verona (Arena di Verona & Museo di Castelvecchio). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Venice online vacation maker .

Fly from Lisbon to Venice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Venice. Traveling from Lisbon in April, you will find days in Venice are a bit cooler (21°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Verona
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Campo and Campanile di Giotto. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Duomo di Siena (in Siena). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough 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
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Church of St. Louis of the French and Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Pantheon. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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