30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights

4
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: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rome sightseeing planner.

Doha, Qatar to Rome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Doha to Rome. In December, Rome is slightly colder than Doha - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
When in Florence, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Siena, approximately Siena away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Florence trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel) and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore (in Verona). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Venice travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Florence in December, with highs in Venice at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Padua, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 12:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lake Lucerne (in Lucerne) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, wander the streets of Old Town, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Venice in December: highs in Zurich hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lucerne
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 15:
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

4
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in December, with highs in Amsterdam at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 19:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

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

Fly from Amsterdam to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, stop by Las Ramblas, and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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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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