30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
3
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
4
Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
5
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
8
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, and wander the streets of Alfama.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon journey planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Lisbon. In September in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Highlights from your plan
The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

4
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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors & Palace of Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Paris road trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lisbon in September, with highs in Paris at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Berliner Dom, and see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin online journey planner.

You can fly from Paris to Berlin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bern.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

3
nights
Bern, Switzerland

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then ponder the design of Zahringerbrunnen. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), then identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bern, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Berlin to Bern by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Trümmelbachfälle, Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo, then examine the collection at Civic Archaeological Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary app.

You can take a train from Bern to Milan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, Milan is a bit warmer than Bern - with highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Culture Discovery Vacations - Cooking Classes & Vacations (in Soriano nel Cimino) and Macchina di Santa Rosa (in Viterbo). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

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Traveling by flight from Milan to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Culture Discovery Vacations - Cooking Classes & Vacations, Macchina di Santa Rosa
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

5
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae), Nafplio (Nauplion Promenade & Kolokotroni Statue) and Archea Korinthos (in Corinth). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Rome to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in September, Athens is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nafplio, Archaeological Site Mycenae, Archea Korinthos
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

3
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Dedicate the 28th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, explore the activities along Douro River, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Porto trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Porto takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Athens to Porto due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Athens in September, with highs in Porto at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pocas Vinhos
Highlights from your plan
Pocas Vinhos ©
Pocas Vinhos
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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