30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
2
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
3
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
4
Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
5
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
6
Genoa, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Nice, France
— 5 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Delft (Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles & Markt) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, and don't miss a visit to Leidseplein.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam tour itinerary builder app.

New York City, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Amsterdam is 6 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in Amsterdam at 73°F and lows at 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Delft, The Hague
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Lake Brienz (in Brienz), Aare Gorge (in Meiringen) and Harderkulm (in Interlaken). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, don't miss a visit to Kornmarkt, look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, and take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten).

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lucerne online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Amsterdam to Lucerne in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Lucerne are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lake Brienz, Aare Gorge, Harderkulm
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Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

2
nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 16th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Eiger. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, take in panoramic vistas at Schynige Platte, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Schynige Platte
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
The Eiger ©
The Eiger

2
nights
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 18th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, then get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten). On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, explore the fascinating underground world of St. Beatus Hoehlen, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and finally get interesting insight from Skydive Interlaken.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bern trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Grindelwald to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Interlaken, St. Beatus Hoehlen
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Skydive Interlaken ©
Skydive Interlaken
Aare River
Aare River
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, explore the activities along Riffelsee, take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, and trek along 5-Seenweg.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Zermatt tour app.

Getting from Bern to Zermatt by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee

4
nights
Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Monterosso al Mare (Borgo Antico & Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza), Pietra di Luna (in Zoagli) and Manarola (Chiesa di San Lorenzo & Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa, step into the grandiose world of Incendio del Castello con la Processione Religiosa dei Crocifissi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Genoa attractions planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Genoa in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Genoa sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Cinque Terre, Incendio del Castello con la Processione Religiosa dei Crocifissi, Pietra di Luna
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Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours ©
Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza

5
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Cloitre de la Cathedrale de Frejus (in Frejus), Cannes (Le Suquet, La Croisette, &more) and TakSea (in Saint-Raphael). Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. And it doesn't end there: shake up your sightseeing with Lesgeckos, indulge your senses at Azur Wine Tours, stop by VinAzur - Vins de provence, and take in the exciting artwork at L'atelier Tsade.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nice trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Genoa to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Nice, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Cannes, Vence, Galerie Lifetime Gallery, Cloitre de la Cathedrale de Frejus, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze
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Lesgeckos ©
Lesgeckos
TakSea ©
TakSea
Marineland ©
Marineland

5
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.
Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Sa Cova (in Platja d'Aro), Tossa de Mar (Cala del Senyor Ramon, Vila Vella (Old Town), &more) and Village Medieval de Pals (in Pals). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and walk around Parc Guell.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona road trip planning site.

You can fly from Nice to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Barcelona are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, Platja Fonda, Sa Cova, Village Medieval de Pals
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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