30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
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Lulea, Sweden
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 9 nights

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Bucharest, Romania

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Ceausescu Mansion, take in the exciting artwork at Future Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bucharest trip itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from Serbia, the closest major aiport is Henri Coandă International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Bucharest are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Bucharest

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ceausescu Mansion ©
Ceausescu Mansion
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus. You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Archaeological Museum and Anafiotika. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi, Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, &more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and engage your brain at School Life and Education Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens driving holiday planner.

Getting from Bucharest to Athens by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Bucharest in December, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Athens: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

5
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Rahmi M. Koc Museum and Topkapi Palace. Discover out-of-the-way places like Beyoglu and Chora Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, and take an in-depth tour of Istanbul Archaeological Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Istanbul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Istanbul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Athens to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Athens, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia ©
Hagia Sophia
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

1
night
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), then explore the world behind art at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, and then see the interesting displays at Skansen. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Fotografiska Stockholm, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Stockholm trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Stockholm in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Stockholm is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Istanbul in January: highs in Stockholm hover around 0°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lulea.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Spas · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

5
nights
Lulea, Sweden

Lulea ©
Luleå is a city on the coast of northern Sweden, and the capital of Norrbotten County, the northernmost county in Sweden. Escape the urban bustle at Lulea Adventure Hundspann and Hertsoestigen Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Balingeberget Nature Reserve and Siknasfortet. Venture out of the city with trips to Pitea (Pitea Museum & Pitea Boat Museum) and Havremagasinet (in Boden). There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Ormberget, ponder the world of politics at County Governor's Residence, see the interesting displays at Norrbottens Jarnvagsmuseum, and make a trip to The Old Harbour Crane.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Lulea trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Lulea takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in January; daily highs in Lulea reach -7°C and lows reach -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lulea

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ormberget ©
Ormberget
Siknasfortet ©
Siknasfortet
Gammelstad Church Town ©
Gammelstad Church Town

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 10th (Sun), wander the streets of Parque das Nacoes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then explore the historical opulence of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: grab your bike and head to Parque da Paz, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, and finally take an in-depth tour of Igreja de Sao Roque.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon day trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lulea to Lisbon. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lulea to Lisbon. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Lulea in January; daily highs in Lisbon reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Parque das Nacoes ©
Parque das Nacoes

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nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Appreciate the collections at FC Porto Museum and Alberto Sampaio Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fortaleza de Valenca and Porto Augusto's. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Guimaraes (Largo da Oliveira, Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira, &more), Monastery of Saint Mary of Pombeiro (in Felgueiras) and Roman Ruins and Museum of Conimbriga (in Condeixa-a-Nova). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sameiro Sanctuary, pause for some serene contemplation at Se de Braga, learn about winemaking at Quinta dos Corvos, and identify plant and animal life at Oporto Buggy Adventure.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Porto trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Porto are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fortaleza de Valenca ©
Fortaleza de Valenca
Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Taste Porto Food Tours ©
Taste Porto Food Tours

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