30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  27​h
1
Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
2
Pula, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Koper, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
7
Lyon, France
— 1 night
train + Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
10
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
11
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
12
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Melbourne, Australia

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos) and Old Town will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman) and The National Museum of Art of Romania. Step out of Bucharest to go to Balotesti and see Therme București, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Parliament, learn more about the world around you at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, cruise along Romania Tour Store, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Patriarchal Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bucharest trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Bucharest is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Bucharest is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect nights in Bucharest to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Bucharest

#Theme Parks, #Spas, #Museums

Side Trip

Therme București
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Therme București ©
Therme București

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nights
Pula, Croatia

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
On the 7th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Port of Rovinj, then take a stroll through STARI GRAD, then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, and finally examine the collection at Museum Olei Histriae. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Kamenjak National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Pula trip itinerary builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bucharest to Pula. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Pula due to the time zone difference. June in Pula sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Koper.

Things to do in Pula

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rovinj, Kamenjak National Park
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Kamenjak National Park ©
Kamenjak National Park
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj

2
nights
Koper, Slovenia

Koper ©
Koper is a city in southwestern Slovenia, with the other Slovenian coastal towns Ankaran, Izola, Piran, and Portorož, situated along the country's 47-kilometre coastline, in the Istrian Region, approximately five kilometres from its border with Italy. On the 9th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then Head underground at Skocjan Caves, and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. George, then make a trip to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Koper trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Pula to Koper takes 1.5 hours. June in Koper sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Piran, Svetilnik Beach, Skocjan Caves, Predjama Castle
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Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach

5
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Visit Bled Castle (Blejski Grad) and Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja) for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Technical Museum of Slovenia and Galerija Mikame. Step out of Ljubljana to go to Bled and see Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar), which is approximately 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History (Muzej Novejse Zgodovine Slovenije), explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and take in breathtaking views at Life Canyoning.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana road trip website .

You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Koper in June, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Ljubljana. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Bled, Triglav National Park
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Technical Museum of Slovenia ©
Technical Museum of Slovenia
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar) ©
Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar)

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), make a trip to Historic Center of Vienna, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Albertina, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

You can fly from Ljubljana to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Vienna

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
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.
On the 18th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Paris Plage, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paris trip planner .

Fly from Vienna to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
night
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, stroll through Parc de la Tete d'Or, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Georges, and finally admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lyon road trip planning site .

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Lyon are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Lyon

#Historic Sites, #Golf, #Museums
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 21st (Thu), see the interesting displays at Castello Sforzesco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Oasi WWF del Bassone, then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and then take a stroll through Navigli District.

Plan trip to Milan with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Lyon to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

#Neighborhoods, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oasi WWF del Bassone
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Navigli District ©
Navigli District
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
On the 23rd (Sat), explore the activities along Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Moon. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Venice road trip planning website .

You can take a train from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Blue Moon
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): experience rural life at Castello di Verrazzano and then stroll through Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and finally examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Florence road trip site .

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Florence sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Florence

#Outdoors, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello di Verrazzano
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Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno ©
Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, then examine the collection at National Archaeological Museum of Naples, and then explore the ancient world of Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vesuvio and then delve into the distant past at Ruins of Herculaneum.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Naples online travel planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Naples in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Ruins of Herculaneum, Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei
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Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei ©
Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei
Ruins of Herculaneum ©
Ruins of Herculaneum

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Callisto. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then explore the striking landscape at Passeggiata di Gianicolo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Rome planning site .

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Rome, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rome

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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