30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
7
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
8
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
10
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
11
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Quinta da Regaleira and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Get some cultural insight at Castelo dos Mouros and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Park and National Palace of Pena (in Sintra) and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge and make a trip to Belém Tower.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lisbon sightseeing app.

Montreal, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Montreal to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in September, you will find days in Lisbon are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sintra, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
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Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

3
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.
Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palace of Versailles and The Paris Catacombs. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

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Fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Paris is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in September; daily highs in Paris reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Duomo di Siena and Piazza del Duomo will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza del Campo and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, things will get a bit warmer in Florence: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Step out of Rome to go to Orvieto and see Duomo di Orvieto, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

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You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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 some historical perspective at Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Liberty Statue and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and steep yourself in history at Hungarian National Museum.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest tour planner.

Fly from Rome to Budapest in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in September, things will get slightly colder in Budapest: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

2
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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cinili Mosque. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Rumeli Fortress, thenexplore the world behind art at Chora Museum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums
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Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 19th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, thencontemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, thenexplore the galleries of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Salzburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in September, expect nights in Salzburg to be much colder, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

3
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Schonbrunner Gardens and Karlskirche. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schonbrunn Palace and The Hofburg. Step out of Vienna with an excursion to Melk Abbey in Melk--about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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 24th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden. On the next day, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Prague trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Prague can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grand Peterhof Palace and Palace Square. Visit Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas for their historical value. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg, see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, and explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our St. Petersburg trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to St. Petersburg in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Prague to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Prague in September, you will find days in St. Petersburg are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Grand Peterhof Palace ©
Grand Peterhof Palace

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Riddarholmen Church, thenexamine the collection at Vasa Museum, and finally examine the collection at Skansen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Stockholm Old Town, thenexplore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, and then admire the landmark architecture of Drottningholm Palace.

Before you visit Stockholm, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Stockholm in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm. In September, daytime highs in Stockholm are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Drottningholm Palace ©
Drottningholm Palace

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