30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
3
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
6
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
9
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
11
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum. Step out of Dublin with an excursion to BargeTrip in Sallins--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Irish Whiskey Museum, stroll around St Stephens Green, wander the streets of Temple Bar, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin day trip tool.

Washington DC, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in August, with highs in Dublin at 66°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

BargeTrip
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Walking tours
BargeTrip ©
BargeTrip
Irish Whiskey Museum ©
Irish Whiskey Museum

4
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Edinburgh Old Town. When in Edinburgh, make a side trip to see Strathblane Falconry in Strathblane, approximately Strathblane away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and get great views at Calton Hill.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh visit planning site.

You can fly from Dublin to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Dalhousie Castle Falconry, Strathblane Falconry
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Strathblane Falconry ©
Strathblane Falconry
Dalhousie Castle Falconry ©
Dalhousie Castle Falconry

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): walk around Hyde Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the London tour builder site.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in August: high temperatures in London hover around 72°F and lows are around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris day trip planning app.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 26th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam holiday planner.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 28th (Fri), steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Tours
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Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

1
night
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 30th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Prague road trip app.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Prague are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, then make a trip to Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Budapest visit planner.

Drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Prague in August, you will find days in Budapest are a bit warmer (82°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 2nd (Wed), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome travel route builder.

You can fly from Budapest to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Budapest in September; daily highs in Rome reach 81°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats and La Boqueria. Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Sant Feliu de Guixols, about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, use the Barcelona travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Barcelona are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Park and National Palace of Pena. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sado Emotion (in Troia) and Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra). Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on Salinas do Samouco, admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon sightseeing planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sintra, Salinas do Samouco, Sado Emotion
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Sado Emotion ©
Sado Emotion
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

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