30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
9
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h
End: Newark, United States

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Berlin road trip planner.

Newark, USA to Berlin is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Walking tours
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin

2
nights
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): visit Gorlitzer Strasse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz, enjoy breathtaking views from Hausmannsturm, have some family-friendly fun at Dresden Secrets - Live Escape Games, then get engrossed in the history at Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister, and finally explore the world behind art at Albertinum.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dresden travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Berlin to Dresden by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Dresden are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Gorlitzer Strasse ©
Gorlitzer Strasse

2
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): snap pictures at Karlsbruecke, appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls of Nuremberg, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then don't miss a visit to Sinwellturm, and finally stroll the grounds of Rochusfriedhof. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, stroll around Stadtpark, then get outside with Wohrder Wiese, and finally get outside with Woehrder See.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nuremberg holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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Rochusfriedhof ©
Rochusfriedhof
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Stadtpark
Stadtpark

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, explore the activities along English Garden, and contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich holiday website.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg trip itinerary website.

Drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

4
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maria Am Gestade.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial ©
Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

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: Biosphaere Entlebuch (in Lucerne) and Kriens (Mt Pilatus & Sonnenberg). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Old Town, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Zurich holiday planner.

Fly from Vienna to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. April in Zurich sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

4
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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, contemplate the long history of Serres Royales De Laeken, and get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Brussels travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Brussels takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Brussels are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Serres Royales De Laeken ©
Serres Royales De Laeken

4
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Gravensteen). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, see the interesting displays at Friet Museum, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and get engrossed in the history at Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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