30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  24​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
9
Akrotiri, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Melbourne, Australia


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4
nights
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Up at The O2. Next up on the itinerary: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, take a stroll through Greenwich, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London trip itinerary app .

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to London due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in September since evenings lows in London dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in London

Tours Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Beer Tastings & Tours
Regent's Park ©
Regent's Park

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 6th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, trek along Bruges Art Route, pause for some photo ops at Zeus, Leda, Prometheus en Pegasus, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Rozenhoedkaai. On your second day here, squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, don't miss a visit to The Markt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, then make a trip to Belfry of Bruges, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint-Walburgakerk.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from London to Bruges takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Bruges are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
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Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beer Tastings & Tours and The Jordaan. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Portuguese Synagogue, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and browse the collection at OBA Library of Amsterdam.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner .

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Ile Saint-Louis. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. September in Paris sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Venice, Italy

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Dorsoduro and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice travel route tool .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piazza del Duomo and Ponte Vecchio. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, appreciate the history behind Perseus Statue, and get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Florence online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Venezia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rome road trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Fornillo, and then look for gifts at Artigianato Rallo. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Positano online road trip planner .

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Positano. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Akrotiri, Greece

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Step off the beaten path and head to Santo Horse Riding and Nea Kameni. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, learn about winemaking at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., step into the grandiose world of Castelli of Pyrgos, and see the interesting displays at Monastery of Profitis Ilias.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Positano to Akrotiri takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Positano to Akrotiri due to the time zone difference. In September in Akrotiri, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santorini, Megalochori, Vlychada, Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Castelli of Pyrgos
Highlights from your plan
Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Mesa Pigadia Beach ©
Mesa Pigadia Beach

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