30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
train:  1​h 30​min
1
Eindhoven, Holland
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h
2
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
+3
train + bus + Fly + train:  7​h 45​min
10
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  7​h
11
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam, Holland

1
day
Eindhoven, Holland

Eindhoven
The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Eindhoven vacation trip planner.

Amsterdam to Eindhoven is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Eindhoven can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 11th (Thu), you'll travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Fun & Games Parks Outdoors

2
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, and then make a trip to Main Market Square.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Krakow online itinerary creator.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Eindhoven to Krakow. In May, daytime highs in Krakow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

3
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 13th (Sat): ponder the design of Magic Fountain (Font Magica). On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at El Cafè de la Pedrera, then make a trip to Park Güell, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at La Sagrada Familia.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Barcelona vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Barcelona takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in May, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Transportation Tours
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 16th (Tue), admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Campo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Nacional del Prado, then stroll through Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro), and then admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Madrid custom trip planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in May since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Casa de Campo ©
Casa de Campo

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza del Campo and Le mura di Lucca. Step out of Florence to go to Siena and see Siena Cathedral, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, see the interesting displays at Uffizi Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Florence tour planner.

Getting from Madrid to Florence by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Siena, Le mura di Lucca
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria

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 23rd (Tue): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Rome sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at National Gardens, and then wander the streets of Plaka District.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Athens online itinerary creator.

You can fly from Rome to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens due to the time zone difference. In May in Athens, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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.
Spend a fun-filled day on the 30th (Tue) at Prater. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Schönbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip generator.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Vienna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Vienna due to the time zone difference. In May, Vienna is a bit cooler than Athens - with highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Museums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Prater ©
Prater

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the striking features of Fortress Hohensalzburg, admire the landmark architecture of Hellbrunn Castle (Schloss Hellbrun), then don't miss a visit to Altstadt von Salzburg, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Salzburg tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Salzburg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt

2
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Salzburg to Zermatt in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Castor Mountain ©
Castor Mountain

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower, examine the collection at Musée Rodin, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and admire the striking features of Bénédictines du Sacré Coeur de Montmartre.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Paris online itinerary creator.

Getting from Zermatt to Paris by train takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

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