29 days in Western Europe Itinerary

29 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Train
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
8
Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Atomium. St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Eglise Saint Jacques Sur Coudenberg will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Serres Royales De Laeken, admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary builder tool.

London, UK to Brussels is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

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3
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and Portuguese Synagogue. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder and Herengracht. There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and examine the collection at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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3
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Vienna, Austria

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ringstrasse and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Stephen's Cathedral and St. Michael's Church. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Jesuits, stop by Graben and Kohlmarkt, and admire the landmark architecture of Kaisergruft.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna day trip site.

Getting from Amsterdam to Vienna by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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4
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Ravello, Italy

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Duomo di Ravello. Your inner history buff will appreciate Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Centro Storico. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, shop like a local with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, and don't miss a visit to Le Ville di Ravello.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ravello trip maker site.

You can fly from Vienna to Ravello in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Vienna in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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5
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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.
Pantheon and Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Peter's Basilica and Santa Maria in Trastevere. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, explore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Prassede, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Venezia.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Loggia dei Lanzi. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Nazionale del Bargello and Palazzo Strozzi. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

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Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, Florence is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

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3
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, visit Cannaregio, and don't miss a visit to Campo Santa Margherita.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

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5
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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.
Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ile Saint-Louis and Memorial De La Shoah. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, make a trip to Église Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, and admire the masterpieces at Atelier des Lumieres.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris vacation planner.

You can fly from Venice to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in May, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Paris

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