30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Doha, Qatar

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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner .

Doha, Qatar to Rome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Doha in December, with highs in Rome at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 5:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Siena, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. December in Florence sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 8:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

4
nights
Venice, Italy

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore (in Verona) and Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip website .

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Florence in December; daily highs in Venice reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time 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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Photography Tours
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne & Mt Pilatus). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, take a stroll through Old Town, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zurich route builder app .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. While traveling from Venice, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

4
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: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and stroll around Vondelpark.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam journey maker website .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in December: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°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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Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and make a trip to Tower Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In December in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough 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
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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 with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip app .

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time 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
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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, museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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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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