29 days in Western Europe Itinerary

29 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Change things up with a short trip to Keukenhof in Lisse (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and get to know the resident critters at ARTIS.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planning site.

London, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Phoenix Park, examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dublin trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Dublin in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Amsterdam to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Dublin when traveling from Amsterdam in May, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, visit Alfama, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon sightseeing planner.

Getting from Dublin to Lisbon by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods
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Barcelona, Spain

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, stop by Las Ramblas, and contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence day trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Florence dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 21st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Venice itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Paris, France

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Venice to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in May, with highs in Paris at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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London, United Kingdom

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 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and finally make a trip to Big Ben.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read London trip website.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

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