29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly to Milan Malpensa, Train to Zermatt
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Train to Basel SBB, Bus to Mulhouse, Fly to Paris Orly
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Glencoe, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Train to Vienna, Fly to Delhi

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Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Rome. When traveling from New Delhi in October, plan for much colder days in Rome, with highs around 26°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Baths

Side Trip

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Stellisee, pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Gornergrat, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, then go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, and finally explore the activities along Riffelsee.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rome to Zermatt takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Grindelwald, Switzerland

— 1 night

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Eiger.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Grindelwald trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Grindelwald takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 9th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), then visit Old Town, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich holiday planner.

Drive from Grindelwald to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daytime highs in Zurich are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Paris, France

— 5 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (La Galerie des Batailles, The Water Parterres, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Paris tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

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Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Inverness, United Kingdom

— 1 night

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Fort George, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness online travel planner.

You can fly from London to Inverness in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Inverness reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Glencoe.

Things to do in Inverness

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glencoe, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. On the 21st (Thu), appreciate the views at Glen Coe, then get engrossed in the history at Glencoe Folk Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and finally identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Glencoe trip planning tool.

You can drive from Inverness to Glencoe in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh sightseeing planning website.

Getting from Glencoe to Edinburgh by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. October in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Budapest are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.