30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 2nd (Thu), don't miss a visit to St. Michan's Church, steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, and finally see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. On your second day here, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, stroll around St Stephens Green, then take a stroll through Temple Bar, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Photographic Archive.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Chicago to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Chicago in September, with highs in Dublin at 62°F and lows at 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

3
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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris tour planning app.

You can fly from Dublin to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Paris is 1 hour. While traveling from Dublin, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
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Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Place Massena, then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and finally admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nice online route builder.

Getting from Paris to Nice by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in September; daily highs in Nice reach 76°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

3
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Las Ramblas, then walk around Parc Guell, and then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Nice to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Barcelona

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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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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Nafplio (Bourtzi & Nauplion Promenade). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Athens takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Athens due to the time zone difference. In September in Athens, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, then steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get a dose of the wild on Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Positano journey builder.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Athens to Positano in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Positano, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

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, take a stroll through Trastevere, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in September, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
On the 21st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): make a trip to Romer, then take some stellar pictures from Main Tower, then take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten, and finally pause for some photo ops at Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal). On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Goethe House, then admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, then snap pictures at Iron Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt route planner.

Getting from Venice to Frankfurt by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in September, with highs in Frankfurt at 69°F and lows at 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Goethe House ©
Goethe House

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Delft (Beestenmarkt, Nieuwe Kerk, &more) and Haarlem (Grote Markt, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and stroll around Vondelpark.

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

Getting from Frankfurt to Amsterdam by combination of train and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 30:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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