30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
Train
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
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Trieste, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Train
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Train
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Baden-Baden, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain

— 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like El Born and Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau. Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. There's lots more to do: walk around Parc Guell, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Catalunya, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona day trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in September: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 30°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

Nice, France

— 3 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 11th (Sun), kick back and relax at Plage de la Mariniere. On the next day, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then head outdoors with Promenade du Paillon.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nice online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Barcelona to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Nice sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors · Tours · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:

Cinque Terre, Italy

— 3 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and Monesteroli. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castello Doria and Borgo Storico di Manarola. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cinque Terre: Ponte Thaon di Revel (in La Spezia) and Levanto to Monterosso Trail (in Levanto). There's more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours and hike along Sentiero Monterosso - Vernazza.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Nice to Cinque Terre in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Cinque Terre when traveling from Nice in September, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can fly to Trieste.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:

Trieste, Italy

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
On the 17th (Sat), examine the collection at Museo Ferroviario di Trieste Campo Marzio. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Parco Tematico della Grande Guerra di Monfalcone, stroll the grounds of Colle Sant'Elia, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Al Milite Ignoto.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Trieste trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Cinque Terre to Trieste takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Trieste sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Trieste

Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get in touch with nature at Skischule Sturm Almenwelt Lofer and Almenwelt Lofer. Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Mozarts Geburtshaus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Salzburg to Weissbach bei Lofer to see Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain, and stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian).

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Trieste to Salzburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Trieste in September, things will get slightly colder in Salzburg: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Matthias Church and Budapest Pinball Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, head off the coast to Margaret Island, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest online route planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Schonbrunn Palace and Ringstrasse. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and KUNST HAUS WIEN. Museum Hundertwasser. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Belvedere Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Jesuits, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. September in Vienna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:

Baden-Baden, Germany

— 4 nights

Belle Époque Europe's Summer Capital

Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
Explore hidden gems such as Lichtentaler Allee and Historische Altstadt. Step out of the city life by going to Merkur and Geroldsau Waterfall. Go for a jaunt from Baden-Baden to Durbach to see Castle Staufenberg about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Faberge Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Stiftskirche Baden-Baden, try to win big at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, and admire the natural beauty at Rosengarten auf dem Beutig.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Baden-Baden holiday planner.

Getting from Vienna to Baden-Baden by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September in Baden-Baden, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Herengracht and Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht). Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Jordaan and Portuguese Synagogue. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, don't miss a visit to Museum Quarter, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, and get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam day trip planning tool.

Getting from Baden-Baden to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6: