29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

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, stroll around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam, then steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Amsterdam is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, expect Amsterdam to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 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 · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your London trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Amsterdam to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. October in London sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:

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Paris, France

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:

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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in October; daily highs in Lisbon reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12:

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Barcelona, Spain

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 13th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, stop by El Barri Gòtic, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, and then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Barcelona online trip maker.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 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 · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

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): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome day trip tool.

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

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 17th (Sat), take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip site.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:

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Venice, Italy

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Venice vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Venice, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, then make a trip to Staromestske namesti, then steep yourself in history 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 take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

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

Traveling by flight from Venice to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in October, things will get a bit cooler in Prague: highs are around 15°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:

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Budapest, Hungary

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planning site.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. In October in Budapest, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:

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Istanbul, Turkey

Queen of Cities

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, wander the streets of Ortakoy, get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul online vacation maker.

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. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Budapest in October: highs in Istanbul hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 30: