30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
4
Cannes, France
— 4 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
8
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
9
Rhodes Town, Greece
— 4 nights
10
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, then view the masterpieces at Rio Creative Art Center, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel. On the next day, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Madrid attractions planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Madrid is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Madrid. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Madrid are somewhat warmer (87°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

1
night
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado de Triana, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the exciting artwork at Un Gato en Bicicleta.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Seville trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Madrid to Seville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. June in Seville sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vila Vella (Old Town) and Barcelona Cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Venture out of the city with trips to Lloret de Mar (Fenals Beach & Santa Cristina Hermitage). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip tool.

You can fly from Seville to Barcelona in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seville in June, you will find days in Barcelona are little chillier (79°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Vila Vella (Old Town)
Highlights from your plan
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach

4
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Saint-Paul de Vence and Lérins Islands. Visit La Croisette and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews for their historical value. Take a break from Cannes with a short trip to Tourrettes-sur-Loup in Tourrettes-sur-Loup, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Rue d'Antibes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise de Biot, and take in the exciting artwork at Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cannes day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Cannes takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in June, Cannes is slightly colder at night with lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Biot, Antibes, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Tourrettes-sur-Loup, Saint-Paul de Vence
Highlights from your plan
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Musee Picasso ©
Musee Picasso
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Piazza del Duomo and Centro Storico. Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Florence Academy of Fine Arts will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Art Studio di Adelina Quadri (in Monticchiello), Centro Storico di Siena (in Siena) and San Quirico d'Orcia (in San Quirico d'Orcia). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Getting from Cannes to Florence by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Centro Storico di Siena, San Quirico d'Orcia, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Art Studio di Adelina Quadri
Highlights from your plan
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to San Giorgio Maggiore and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get outdoors at Canal Grande and Laguna di Bibione. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, wander the streets of Cannaregio, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Venice are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Laguna di Bibione
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 28th (Fri), make a trip to Brsalje Street, view the masterpieces at Samostan Sv.klare, appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, then explore the galleries of Art by Stjepko, then stop by Clara Stones, and finally take an in-depth tour of War Photo Limited. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Dominican Monastery, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery TALIR, and then stop by Old Town.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Dubrovnik takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Dominican Monastery ©
Dominican Monastery

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens and then kick back and relax at Glyfada Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, then stop by Plaka, and then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Athens trip planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Athens by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dubrovnik in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

4
nights
Rhodes Town, Greece

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue and Bee Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Lindos Beach and Ladiko Beach. Explore Rhodes Town's surroundings by going to Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda) and Lindos (Acropolis of Lindos & The Church of the Panagia). On the 2nd (Tue), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Faliraki Beach. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of Filerimos, steep yourself in history at Street of the Knights, and don't miss a visit to Mandraki Harbour.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rhodes Town tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rhodes Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Rhodes Town, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lindos, Filerimos, Ancient Kamiros, Faliraki Beach, Bee Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galleria Borghese and ALEFBET. Step out of Rome to go to Ostia Antica and see Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

Plan a Rome trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Rhodes Town to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Rhodes Town in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Vatican City, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

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