30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
4
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
5
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
7
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 12 nights
9
Sintra, Portugal
— Few hours

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Paris Catacombs, Pont Alexandre III, Louvre Museum, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower and get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris travel route tool.

Fortaleza, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Fortaleza to Paris is 4 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Fortaleza in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife
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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, pause for some photo ops at La Pieta, and don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome online visit planner.

You can fly from Paris to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in May; daily highs in Rome reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Ratto della Sabina, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Florence sightseeing planning website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Venice vacation planner.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Venice sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

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

3
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Postojna Cave has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Castle & Triglav National Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Triple Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Ljubljana in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Venice in May, Ljubljana is little chillier at night with lows of °C. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna Cave
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): shop like a local with La Boqueria, admire the striking features of Casa Amatller, thenadmire the striking features of Casa Batllo, thenmake a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, thenwander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and then make a trip to Placa de Sant Jaume.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Barcelona sightseeing website.

Getting from Ljubljana to Barcelona by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Ljubljana in May, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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 17th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, thenexplore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid sightseeing website.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Madrid. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

12
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon travel route planning website.

Fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll set off for Sintra on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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few
hours
Sintra, Portugal

Sintra
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sintra route planner.

Sintra is just a stone's throw from Lisbon. May in Sintra sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Sintra

Outdoors Tours Parks
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