29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis, United States
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Ghent, Belgium
— 1 night
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  4​h 30​min
4
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
5
Verona, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
+2
train + shuttle + Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
Bergen, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Minneapolis, United States

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zaanse Schans and Room Escape Games. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stroll through Vondelpark, meet the residents at ARTIS, and steep yourself in history at Magere Brug.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip builder app .

Minneapolis, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Minneapolis to Amsterdam, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in May, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): browse the exhibits of Gravensteen Castle, then contemplate the long history of St. Nicholas' Cathedral, then take in the views from St Michael's Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center.

For more things to do and other tourist information, read Ghent trip site .

You can drive from Amsterdam to Ghent in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
St Michael's Bridge ©
St Michael's Bridge

4
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, make a trip to Eiffel Tower, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder app .

Getting from Ghent to Paris by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mt Pilatus and Parasailing & Paragliding. Change things up with these side-trips from Lucerne: Aare Gorge (in Meiringen), Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum (in Brienz) and Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls (in Lauterbrunnen). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne online tour planner .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Lucerne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, Aare Gorge, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza Bra. When in Verona, make a side trip to see Gardaland Park in Castelnuovo del Garda, approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), enjoy some music at Arena di Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Anastasia, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Verona journey maker tool .

Getting from Lucerne to Verona by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Lucerne, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Verona, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Gardaland Park
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Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Piazza Bra ©
Piazza Bra

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Abbazia di San Galgano. Step out of Florence to go to Siena and see Wine Tours & Tastings, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner .

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Abbazia di San Galgano, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Wine Tours & Tastings
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, take an in-depth tour of Royal Armory, ponder the world of politics at Stockholm City Hall, and take in nature's colorful creations at Rosendals Garden.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Stockholm trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Florence to Stockholm in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Florence in June; daily highs in Stockholm reach 67°F and lows reach 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
ABBA The Museum ©
ABBA The Museum
Stockholm City Hall ©
Stockholm City Hall

3
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vigeland Museum and Fram Polar Ship Museum. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Vigelandsparken, tour the pleasant surroundings at Frogner Park, see the interesting displays at 22 July Centre, and explore the engaging exhibits at The Kon-Tiki Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Oslo trip planner .

Getting from Stockholm to Oslo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in June, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Vigelandsparken ©
Vigelandsparken

3
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bryggen and Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, shop like a local with DMG GALLERY, browse the different shops at Gulating Olutsalg avd. Vestkanten, and go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bergen trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Oslo to Bergen in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in June, you will find days in Bergen are little chillier (60°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

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