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
— 3 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
— 3 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Irish Whiskey Museum. Step out of Dublin with an excursion to BargeTrip in Sallins--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: walk around St Stephens Green, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin itinerary app.

Washington DC, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Dublin. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect Dublin to be much colder, temps between 66°F and 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

BargeTrip
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and Royal Yacht Britannia. Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Stirling Castle in Stirling--about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

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 in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Dalhousie Castle Falconry, Stirling Castle
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Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

2
nights
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 20th (Thu): stroll around Hyde Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament, and finally make a trip to Buckingham Palace. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read London journey planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, things will get a bit warmer in London: highs are around 72°F and lows about 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Luxembourg Gardens and Montmartre. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, visit Le Marais, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip site.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. August in Paris sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Luxembourg Gardens ©
Luxembourg Gardens

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vondelpark and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in August: highs in Amsterdam hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to 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), contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Zoo Berlin, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin attractions planning tool.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow 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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip website.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August in Prague, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car 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): take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, then pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Budapest online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Prague in August, expect nights in Budapest to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 82°F. Finish up 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Colosseum, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Rome takes 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can 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

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats and La Boqueria. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Platja d'Aro) and Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Barcelona sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Padrao dos Descobrimentos. Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with Feathers & Scales, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, and make a trip to Belém Tower.

For reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planning tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In September in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Feathers & Scales, Quinta da Regaleira
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Feathers & Scales ©
Feathers & Scales
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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