30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium — 5 nights

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Escape the urban bustle at Minnewater Lake and Molsbroek. Groeningemuseum and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, Historic Centre of Brugge, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels travel planner.

Erbil, Iraq to Brussels is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Erbil to Brussels, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Brussels is slightly colder than Erbil - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Evasion Canine and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais.

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Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Paris are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 5 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Visit Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada for their historical value. Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: El Cortijuelo (in Las Rozas), Balloon Rides (in Segovia) and Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo & Church of Santo Tomé). The adventure continues: make a trip to Plaza Mayor, gain a rich perspective with Est_Art, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and see some colorful creatures with PARAMAX Escuela de Buceo y Rescate.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Madrid in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 4 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as El Barri Gòtic and Old Monastery of Sant Pau del Camp are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro) and Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats (in Riudellots de la Selva). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, stroll around Parc Guell, make a trip to Las Ramblas, and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in January: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 5 nights

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 a sense of the local culture at Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco. Take a break from the city and head to Canal Grande and ATN Laguna Sud. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Casa di Giulietta, &more) and Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in February, things will get slightly colder in Venice: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Munich.
Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours
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Munich, Germany — 5 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church. Alte Pinakothek and Munich Residenz will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Munich with a short trip to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site in Dachau, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, explore the activities along English Garden, hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt, and see the interesting displays at BMW Welt.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Munich day trip tool.

You can fly from Venice to Munich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Venice in February, expect Munich to be little chillier, temps between 5°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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