30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

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

2
nights
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.
On the 28th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, then enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, and finally take a stroll through Ortakoy.

Make your Istanbul itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Hyderabad, India to Istanbul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Istanbul. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hyderabad in September: highs in Istanbul hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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.
On the 30th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, then appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. Traveling from Istanbul in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Budapest, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, then make a trip to StaromEstske namEsti, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Lesser Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Katedrala Svateho Vita, and then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Prague sightseeing app .

You can fly from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Budapest, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

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
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, and then stroll around Vondelpark.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online trip itinerary maker .

Fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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 9th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, and then snap pictures at Tower Bridge. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, then steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, then make a trip to Big Ben, and finally ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our London driving holiday planning app .

Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dublin online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Belém Tower, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon vacation planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Lisbon in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in October: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
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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 17th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then stroll around Parc Guell, and then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Barcelona vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona. In October, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 19th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence online trip maker .

Fly from Barcelona to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Florence, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

6
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome travel planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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