29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Train to Basel SBB, Bus to Mulhouse, Fly to Paris Orly
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
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Athens, Greece

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, take a stroll through Plaka, and then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, then steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, and finally delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip builder site.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Athens is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in September, you will find days in Athens are cooler (34°C), and nights are slightly colder (24°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

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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 4th (Fri): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere. 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 make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip builder website.

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Rome is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in September, expect little chillier with lows of 18°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: visit Las Ramblas, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Bring the kids along to Lake Zurich and Old Town. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Ufschotti Park, &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Zurich, make a splash at Hallenbad Altstetten, and enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Mythenquai.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Barcelona to Zurich in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect Zurich to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 12:

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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.
Bring the kids along to Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee (about 38 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and stop by Montmartre.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Zurich to Paris by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:

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Copenhagen, Denmark

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tivoli Gardens and Rundetarn. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, make a trip to Circle Bridge, and wander the streets of Stroeget.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Copenhagen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Copenhagen, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:

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Vienna, Austria

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and Prater. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, and see the interesting displays at Haus der Musik Wien.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vienna travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Copenhagen to Vienna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Vienna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 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.
Attractions like Hungarian Parliament Building and Palatinus Strandfürdő make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, test the waters at a local thermal spa, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Budapest trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. September in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:

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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.
On the 26th (Sat), admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the striking features of Palazzo Bembo, then see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta.

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Getting from Budapest to Venice by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Budapest in September, with highs in Venice at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.