30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Montevideo, Uruguay
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
9
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
10
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
11
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train + Subway:  3 h
12
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Train + Bus + Foot + Fly:  9 h 15 min
13
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 45 min
14
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Montevideo, Uruguay

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then take a stroll through Belém Tower, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica da Estrela, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros, explore the historical opulence of Park and National Palace of Pena, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Quinta da Regaleira.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lisbon online travel planner .

Montevideo, Uruguay to Lisbon is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Montevideo to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Montevideo in March: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take a stroll through Temple Bar, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, and finally steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, gain insight with 14 Henrietta Street, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Newman University Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Malahide Castle.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin trip builder site .

Fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in March: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Malahide Castle
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14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, then explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, daytime highs in London are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): head off the coast to Île de la Cité, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Pres, contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs, then admire the striking features of Palace of Versailles, and finally contemplate the long history of The Trianons & The Hamlet.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris day trip website .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, daytime highs in Paris are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, then see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, and finally make a trip to Justice Palace (Palais de Justice). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Serres Royales De Laeken, see the interesting displays at Atomium, then admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Brussels driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are little chillier, around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gravensteen
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, walk around Vondelpark, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, wander the streets of The Jordaan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip maker website .

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Haarlem
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 15th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter). Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Michaelbeuern, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent, then examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg holiday maker .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Salzburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. March in Salzburg sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of St. Mary's on the Bank (Maria Am Gestade), then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche, then get to know the fascinating history of Schonbrunner Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Rupert's Church (Ruprechtskirche).

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip site .

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
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.
On the 19th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, then make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Vienna to Venice by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Vienna in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Florence road trip app .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 23rd (Mon), explore the ancient world of Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Vatican Museums, then delve into the mystery of Catacombe di San Callisto, then make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.

Plan my day in Rome using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Ravello, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dell'Annunziata, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, then take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Giovanni del Toro, stroll through Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sorrow (Sancturio Maria Santissima Addolorata), and finally admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ravello trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Scala, Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata

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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 27th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, then take a stroll through Plaka, then explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Ravello to Athens in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Ancient Agora of Athens ©
Ancient Agora of Athens

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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 29th (Sun): stroll around Parc Guell, don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, examine the collection at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then examine the collection at Casa Batllo, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Montjuic Castle, examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Barcelona attractions planning tool .

Fly from Athens to Barcelona in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens to Barcelona, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Barcelona sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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