30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
4
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
5
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
10
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
11
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights

2
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, walk around St. James's Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, thendon't miss a visit to Big Ben, and finally ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our London tour itinerary planning site.

Prince George, Canada to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 8 hours. Traveling from Prince George in September, London is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): make a trip to Eiffel Tower, thenpause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Le Marais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris online trip maker.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 7th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Dam Square, thenexplore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), thentake an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam holiday planner.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Vienna sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Vienna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Vienna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 12th (Sun), wander the streets of Plaka, thentake an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, thenappreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Athens attractions planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Athens in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Vienna to Athens is 1 hour. Traveling from Vienna in September, expect Athens to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, thenmake a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rome vacation planning website.

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Rome is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in September, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenexplore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For photos and tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Venice day trip app.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): pick up some local products at La Boqueria, walk around Parc Guell, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Barcelona. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, wander the streets of Alfama, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Lisbon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

6
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kilkenny (Rothe House and Garden, Kilkenny Castle, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., make a trip to Merrion Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in September, expect Dublin to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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