30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Hyeres, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
End: London, United Kingdom

3
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get in touch with nature at Abernethy National Nature Reserve and Aigas Field Centre. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fort George and Eilean Donan Castle. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to RSPB - Insh Marshes (in Kingussie) and Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn (in Struy). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Wardlaw Mausoleum, make a trip to Culloden Battlefield, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary maker site .

London to Inverness is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in Inverness at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Inverness

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

RSPB - Insh Marshes, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, Culloden Battlefield, Abernethy National Nature Reserve, Aigas Field Centre
Highlights from your plan
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol and Trinity College Dublin. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, wander the streets of Temple Bar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Dublin Writers Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Dublin trip planner .

You can fly from Inverness to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©

2
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas and The State Hermitage Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Savior on the Spilled Blood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Russian Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg, steep yourself in history at Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), and admire the masterpieces at The Shadow Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg visit website .

Getting from Dublin to St. Petersburg by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, St. Petersburg is slightly colder than Dublin - with highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum

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.
On the 10th (Thu), admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, then see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

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

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Vienna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in October: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Basilica di Santa Croce. Explore hidden gems such as Palazzo Vecchio and Montefioralle Winery. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florence day trip planning tool .

Fly from Vienna to Florence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vienna in October: high temperatures in Florence hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
You'll explore and learn at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Vatican Museums. Get a sense of the local culture at Cupola di San Pietro and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa d'Este, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Rome vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Rome sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Step off the beaten path and head to Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Place Garibaldi. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vieille Ville and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Lérins Islands (in Cannes), Notre Dame des Fontaines (in La Brigue) and Tende (Vieux Tende & Musée des Merveilles). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Coco Beach, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau, and cruise along Tete de Chien.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nice trip itinerary app .

Fly from Rome to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Hyeres.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tende, Notre Dame des Fontaines, Tete de Chien, Villa Kerylos, Lérins Islands
Highlights from your plan
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

4
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Get some historical perspective at Vieille Ville and Eglise Saint-Raymond-Nonnat. Step out of the city life by going to Plage de Sylvabelle and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: Domaine Sainte Marie (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas), Confiserie Azureenne (in Collobrieres) and Plage de Gigaro (in La Croix-Valmer). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Jean Blanc, stroll through Plage de l'Estagnol, get a taste of the local shopping with Villa Noailles, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Pierre.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hyeres trip tool .

Drive from Nice to Hyeres in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hyeres can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Scuba & Snorkeling, Eglise Saint-Raymond-Nonnat
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

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.
You'll explore and learn at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip builder .

You can fly from Hyeres to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, Paris is a bit cooler than Hyeres - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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