30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel planner

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 25th (Sat): admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Palau Guell, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally stop by El Barri Gòtic.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Barcelona is 6 hours. In September, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Toronto - with highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can fly to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Venice, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rome, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Venice to Rome by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Athens, Greece

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Athens by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Athens is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Rome in September, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
On the 4th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami . Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower, then steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul holiday maker website.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Istanbul is 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5:

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, and snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Budapest online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in October, you will find days in Budapest are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are much colder (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:

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 nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Vienna online journey builder.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Vienna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
On the 12th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Prague Zoo.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip planner.

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Prague are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Haarlem (Grote Markt & Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), explore and take pictures at Anne Frank House, and get to know the resident critters at ARTIS.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam online trip builder.

Fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:

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.
Paris is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and admire the striking features of Louvre Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planning tool.

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 20:

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, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, stroll around Hyde Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the London road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23: