30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Drive to Folkestone, Train to Calais-Fréthun, Drive to Caen
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Caen, France
— 4 nights
Drive
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Dunkirk, France
— 1 night
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Passendale, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
— 1 night
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Drive
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Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Wolfsburg, Germany
— 1 night
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Munster, Germany
— 1 night
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh tour planner.

Kansas City, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kansas City to Edinburgh, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:

London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read London trip builder app.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Caen.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:

Caen, France

— 4 nights

City of a Hundred Steeples

Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Explore Caen's surroundings by going to Cathedrale Notre-Dame (in Bayeux), D-Day Monument (in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer) and Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, and explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Caen planner.

Traveling by combination of car and train from London to Caen takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Dunkirk.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:

Dunkirk, France

— 1 night
Dunkirk is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stop by Calais Wine Superstore, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint-Éloi Church, then don't miss a visit to Belfry of Dunkirk, then appreciate the history behind Monument a Georges Guynemer, and finally see the interesting displays at Ecomusee du Bommelaers Wall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Dunkirk vacation builder site.

Getting from Caen to Dunkirk by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Dunkirk are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Passendale.

Things to do in Dunkirk

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:

Passendale, Belgium

— 1 night
Passendale or Passchendaele is a rural Belgian village in the Zonnebeke municipality of West Flanders province. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Poelcapelle British Cemetery, have fun and explore at The Old Cheese Factory, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Tyne Cot Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to The Passchendaele Canadian Memorial, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Passchendaele New British Cemetery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Passendale trip planning tool.

You can drive from Dunkirk to Passendale in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Passendale can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Ieper (Ypres).

Things to do in Passendale

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:

Ieper (Ypres), Belgium

— 1 night

Wipers

Boasting remnants from the Middle Ages, the ancient city of Ieper in West Flanders offers attractions that are as historically significant as Ghent and Bruges, but with fewer crowds.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk en de Gravenkapel, get engrossed in the history at Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, make a trip to Saint Julien Memorial, then don't miss a visit to Menin Gate Memorial, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Martin's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Ieper (Ypres) day trip tool.

Ieper (Ypres) is very close to Passendale. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Ieper (Ypres)

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 1 night

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
On the 17th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), don't miss a visit to Place Guillaume II, explore the world behind art at Letzebuerg City Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City road trip site.

Getting from Ieper (Ypres) to Luxembourg City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

Cologne, Germany

— 1 night

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Wildpark, contemplate the long history of Domschatzkammer, and then make a trip to Cologne Cathedral.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cologne itinerary site.

Drive from Luxembourg City to Cologne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:
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Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 night

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 19th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Johanniskirche, then stroll around Hafenpark, then admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Frankfurt trip planner.

You can take a train from Cologne to Frankfurt in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:

Nuremberg, Germany

— 1 night

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the views from Karlsbruecke, don't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then walk around Schwabach Stadtpark, then don't miss a visit to Konigsplatz, and finally get great views at Aussichtsturm Alte Veste.

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Getting from Frankfurt to Nuremberg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:

Munich, Germany

— 3 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, make a trip to Marienplatz, admire the natural beauty at English Garden, and take an in-depth tour of Bavarian National Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Munich sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. September in Munich sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and make a trip to East Side Gallery.

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

Getting from Munich to Berlin by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Wolfsburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:

Wolfsburg, Germany

— 1 night
Rather distinct among German cities, Wolfsburg arose in the first half of the 20th century as a somewhat planned urban area.
On the 27th (Mon), examine the collection at Autostadt, walk around Allerpark Wolfsburg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Heilig-Geist-Kirche, and finally look and learn at Planetarium Wolfsburg.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Wolfsburg trip builder app.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Wolfsburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Munster.

Things to do in Wolfsburg

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:

Munster, Germany

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): head outdoors with Flueggenhofsee, see the interesting displays at Deutsches Panzermuseum, and then stroll around Muhlenteich.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Munster route planning tool.

Getting from Wolfsburg to Munster by car takes about 2 hours. September in Munster sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hamburg.

Things to do in Munster

Parks · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

Hamburg, Germany

— 2 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, and then see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hamburg online trip builder.

You can drive from Munster to Hamburg in an hour. In September in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 51°F at night. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Luxembourg travel guide

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Landmarks · Historic Sites · Geologic Formations
Green Heart of Europe
One of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg celebrates its wealth of natural and historical sites as well. Landlocked by Belgium, France, and Germany, this nation represents a blend of cultures, which are evident as you explore the nation's villages, outdoor attractions, and capital. If you prefer city living, discover Luxembourg City's old town, with World Heritage status. This small nation's rolling countryside is equally charming, offering castles and plenty of opportunity for recreation and leisure. Go for a bike ride, hike the country's mountainous region, or spend time at renowned vineyards.