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
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 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
— 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Edinburgh Old Town and Dalhousie Castle Falconry. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, make a trip to Calton Hill, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh online trip builder.

Washington DC, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in May, things will get little chillier in Edinburgh: highs are around 58°F and lows about 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Edinburgh Old Town
4.8
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Geologic Formation
Arthur's Seat
4.8

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then stroll around St. James's Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Observation Deck
Tower Bridge
4.7
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Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7

3
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Luxembourg Gardens and Musee Rodin. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

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Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5

3
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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 Barcelona Cathedral. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, walk around Parc Guell, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona online day trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in May, with highs in Barcelona at 71°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

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World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Campo and The Baptistery of St. John. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Duomo di Siena in Siena, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Florence takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Historic Walking Area
Piazza del Duomo
4.8
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World heritage site
Piazza del Campo
4.8
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World heritage site
Duomo di Siena
4.8

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Roman Forum and Santa Maria in Trastevere. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

Start your trip to Rome by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Historic Site
Roman Forum
4.7

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Areas of Istanbul and Topkapi Palace. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, and admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul travel planning site.

You can fly from Rome to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rome to Istanbul. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

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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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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Istanbul in May since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

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World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Schonbrunner Gardens and St. Stephen's Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
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Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6
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World heritage site
Schonbrunner Gardens
4.7

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally don't miss a visit to Vaclavske namEsti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): take a stroll through Lesser Town, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kampa Park, then admire the striking features of Dancing House, and finally take an in-depth tour of Strahov Monastery.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. May in Prague sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:
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World heritage site
Staromestske namesti
4.8
Bridge
Charles Bridge
4.6
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Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7

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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 28th (Thu): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cast your line with a fishing tour, then stroll around Vondelpark, then contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, and finally contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay May 27 — 29:
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Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.8
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Park
Vondelpark
4.6

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