30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace and then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, then see the interesting displays at Hofburg, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

Krakow, Poland to Vienna is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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Budapest, Hungary

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Visit Matthias Church and Heroes' Square for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Koller Gallery, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

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Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 nights

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, and finally wander the streets of Istiklal Caddesi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, and finally get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul travel route builder tool.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Istanbul is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. You'll explore and learn at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Istanbul to Venice in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In April in Venice, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John are in your itinerary. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Florence journey planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

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Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Pantheon. Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello.

For more things to do and tourist information, go to the Rome tour planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Barcelona, Spain

— 5 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Camino de Ronda and Playa de La Barceloneta. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats (in Riudellots de la Selva) and San Pol Beach (in S'Agaro). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Las Ramblas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trips

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Paris, France

— 3 nights

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 Louvre Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Champs-Elysees and Arc de Triomphe are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Le Marais, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and stop by Montmartre.

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Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in April; daily highs in Paris reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

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Bruges, Belgium

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Let the collections at Groeningemuseum and Torture Museum Oude Steen capture your imagination. Historic Centre of Brugge and Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, look for gifts at The Chocolate Line Bruges, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges trip itinerary maker app.

You can take a train from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

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.
On the 29th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), make a trip to Grand Place, then buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). On your second day here, examine the collection at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, then explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, then explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planner.

Drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Brussels are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Brussels

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