29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  15​h
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Fort Augustus, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Glencoe, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and contemplate the long history of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Central European Time (CET) is 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May, expect nights in Paris to be cooler, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam holiday maker website .

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: The Old Packhorse Bridge (in Carrbridge), Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten) and Aviemore (Loch Morlich, River Rafting & Tubing, & more). Next up on the itinerary: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, kick back and relax at Nairn Beach, get your game on at Wildwoodz, and identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness road trip website .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Inverness in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Inverness. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, expect Inverness to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Aviemore, Culloden Battlefield, Wildwoodz, Nairn Beach, Aigas Field Centre
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Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich

2
nights
Fort Augustus, United Kingdom

Fort Augustus ©
Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): head outdoors with General Wade’s Military Roads, then delve into the distant past at Corrimony Chambered Cairn, then take in the dramatic scenery at Plodda Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Invermoriston Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the local landmark of Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain, steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus, get engrossed in the history at The Clansman Centre, then explore the activities along River Foyers, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at The Falls of Foyers.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Fort Augustus trip planner.

Getting from Inverness to Fort Augustus by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Glencoe.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Foyers, Plodda Falls, Invermoriston Falls, Corrimony Chambered Cairn
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Invermoriston Falls ©
Invermoriston Falls
The Falls of Foyers ©
The Falls of Foyers
Corrimony Chambered Cairn ©
Corrimony Chambered Cairn

3
nights
Glencoe, United Kingdom

Glencoe ©
Glencoe is known for nature, wildlife, trails, winter sports, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, explore the striking landscape at Buachaille Etive Mor, hike along Devil's Staircase, and have fun at Ice Factor.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Glencoe trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Fort Augustus to Glencoe takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Ice Factor, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glencoe ©
Glencoe
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh vacation builder app .

Traveling by car from Glencoe to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

4
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 museums, breweries & distilleries, historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

Plan trip to Dublin with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Edinburgh to Dublin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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