29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  11​h 45​min
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 15​min
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Chicago, United States

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Natural History Museum and British Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Westminster Abbey and Dover Castle for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Camber Sands (in Camber) and Blenheim Palace (in Woodstock). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

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Chicago, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to London is 6 hours. Traveling from Chicago in May, expect London to be a bit cooler, temps between 62°F and 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in London

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Camber Sands, Dover Castle, Blenheim Palace
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Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Pergamon Museum and Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Worlitz are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Step out of Berlin with an excursion to Potsdam's Gardens in Potsdam--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, stroll through Strandbad Tegeler See, steep yourself in history at Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen, and kick back and relax at Strandbar Mitte.

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You can fly from London to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Worlitz, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, Potsdam's Gardens
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen ©
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamon Museum ©
Pergamon Museum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague Castle and Prague Astronomical Clock are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Jewish Museum in Prague and The Powder Tower. Get out of town with these interesting Prague side-trips: Water reservoir Matylda and Benedikt (in Most) and Karlstejn Castle (in Karlstejn). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Old Town Square, browse the exhibits of National Gallery in Prague, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue.

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Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Prague are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Water reservoir Matylda and Benedikt, Karlstejn Castle
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

5
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Belvedere Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as Imperial Palace (Hofburg) and Melk Abbey. When in Vienna, make a side trip to see Die Kathedralkirche Maria Himmelfahrt in Sankt Polten, approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse, see the interesting displays at Albertina, and take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna.

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Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in Vienna, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Vienna

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Melk Abbey, Die Kathedralkirche Maria Himmelfahrt
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Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Palatine Hill and Colosseum for their historical value. You'll get in some beach time at Point Break and Spiaggia di Torre Paola. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare (in Maccarese) and Sabbianera Super Beach (in Anguillara Sabazia). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Pantheon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

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You can fly from Vienna to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, Rome is somewhat warmer than Vienna - with highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Torre Paola, Vatican Museums, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare, Sabbianera Super Beach, Point Break
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris
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.
Let the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Arc de Triomphe. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, and kick back and relax at Paris Plage.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Paris travel planner.

Getting from Rome to Paris by combination of flight, bus, and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rome in June, with highs in Paris at 74°F and lows at 55°F. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Paris

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Fondation Claude Monet
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Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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