30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Athens itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Athens is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Kuwait City in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Athens in November since evenings lows in Rome dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 7th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Florence are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
On the 9th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Florence in November, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 11th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally pick up some local products at La Boqueria. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona travel route planning website.

Getting from Venice to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Venice in November: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Madrid online tour planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, Madrid is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon sightseeing website.

Getting from Madrid to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in November, with highs in Lisbon at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris tour site.

Fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in November, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 12°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Historic Centre of Brugge, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Atomium, and explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brussels travel route site.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Dam Square, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam journey planning website.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

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 28th (Sat), get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): examine the collection at The Hofburg, then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Vienna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November in Vienna, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

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