30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Edinburgh Old Town and Arthur's Seat. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, get your game on at The Realm VR, and contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Washington DC, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 47°F to lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 6:
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Specialty Museum
Royal Yacht Britannia
4.7
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World heritage site
Edinburgh Old Town
4.8
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Natural History Museum
National Museum of Scotland
4.7

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Gallery and Westminster Abbey. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, stroll around St. James's Park, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the London journey builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. March in London sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 9:
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Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7
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Observation Deck
Tower Bridge
4.7
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Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum
4.5

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, then steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, and then admire the striking features of Louvre Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip builder app.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Paris are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 11:
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Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, then stroll around Vondelpark, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam tour builder website.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Mar 11 — 13:
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Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6
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History Museum
Anne Frank House
4.4

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stop by Lesser Town, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park, and finally stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague road trip tool.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Staromestske namesti
4.8
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Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7
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Castle
Prague Castle
4.5

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shoes on the Danube Bank and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Budapest route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Areas of Istanbul and Basilica Cistern. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and contemplate the long history of KIz Kulesi.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in March, Istanbul is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
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Architectural Building
Hagia Sophia
4.7
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World heritage site
Historic Areas of Istanbul
4.8
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Religious Site
Suleymaniye Cami
4.9

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nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

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 Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, wander the streets of Trastevere, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rome online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in March, expect nights in Rome to be a bit cooler, around 45°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:
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Must see
Palatine Hill
4.6
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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Historic Site
Roman Forum
4.7

3
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza del Duomo and Campanile di Giotto. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay Mar 24 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza del Duomo
4.8
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza della Signoria
4.8

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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 The Magic Fountain and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and make a trip to Casa Batllo.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Barcelona sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Casa Mila - La Pedrera
4.4

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

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 31st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then make a trip to Belém Tower, then admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, then don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and then explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Lisbon are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5
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World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2
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Aquarium
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6

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