29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
11
Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 3rd (Sat), explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then stroll around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Amsterdam is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Amsterdam. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, things will get much colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, then take in the views from Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the London vacation planning site .

You can fly from Amsterdam to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Belém Tower, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Western European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in October, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

2
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.
On the 13th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

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Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Barcelona are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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 15th (Thu): make a trip to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rome road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rome when traveling from Barcelona in October, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, then get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and finally see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary maker app .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice
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 19th (Mon), examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Venice attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
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 21st (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, then don't miss a visit to StaromEstske namEsti, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Lesser Town, then admire the striking features of Katedrala Svateho Vita, and then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Prague tour planning tool .

Fly from Venice to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Venice in October; daily highs in Prague reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then don't miss a visit to Hősök tere, and finally admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest online visit planner .

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

6
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church).

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Istanbul travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in October, you will find days in Istanbul are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are much warmer (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Food Tours
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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