30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Dover, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Lyon, France
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

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Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chatsworth House and Manchester Art Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Rapid Horizons Ltd and Kinder Scout. Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton), Holy Trinity Parish Church (in Ashford-in-the-Water) and Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford). There's much more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, see the interesting displays at National Football Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Manchester Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Manchester tour itinerary planning site.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Manchester Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport, Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport and East Midlands Airport. August in Manchester sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Dover.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir
Rapid Horizons Ltd ©
Rapid Horizons Ltd

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Dover, United Kingdom

Dover ©
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): examine the collection at Kent Battle of Britain Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Dover Sea Safari, and then explore the striking landscape at The White Cliffs of Dover. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Secret Wartime Tunnels, take in the exciting artwork at Turner Contemporary, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at St Margaret-at-Cliffe.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dover holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Dover takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Dover when traveling from Manchester in September, with lows around 15°C. On the 5th (Sun), you'll travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dover

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Dover Sea Safari ©
Dover Sea Safari
Secret Wartime Tunnels ©
Secret Wartime Tunnels
St Margaret-at-Cliffe ©
St Margaret-at-Cliffe

3
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the activities along Seine River, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, and stop by Le Marais.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Dover to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dover to Paris. In September, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 9th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, look for gifts at Secrets d'Apiculteur, admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then wander the streets of Place des Jacobins, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Musee Miniature et Cinema ©
Musee Miniature et Cinema

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
The Rosengart Collection and Old Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Seebad Eich and Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Seebad Mit Strand Am Vierwaldstattersee (in Kuessnacht am Rigi) and Kriens (Mt Pilatus & Paragliding Luzern).

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Lyon to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. When traveling from Lyon in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Zurich: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Seebad Eich ©
Seebad Eich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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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.
Head to Martina Vidal Venezia and Max Studiofor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Valdobbiadene (Cantina San Gregorio & PDC Cartizze) and Le Rive di Bonato (in Negrisia). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Venice route planning website.

Fly from Zurich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich 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 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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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.
Let the collections at Belvedere Palace and Albertina capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Hofburg, take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and shop like a local with Graben and Kohlmarkt.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in September, expect Vienna to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Appreciate the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, test the waters at a local thermal spa, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at University Church.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 22nd (Wed), don't miss a visit to Old Royal Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, then stroll through The Vrtba Garden, and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Charles Bridge, don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, then stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally explore the historical opulence of Karlstejn Castle.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. While traveling from Budapest, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, then steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and finally wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Berlin road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Visit Anne Frank House and Stadhuis Haarlem for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Scheveningen Beach (in Scheveningen), Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) & Grote Markt) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Louwman Museum The Hague). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, enjoy the sand and surf at Zandvoort aan Zee, and stop by The Jordaan.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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