30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  11 h
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
3
Andorra la Vella, Andorra
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
6
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Albufeira, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
9
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Newark, United States

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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of The Trianons & The Hamlet, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris driving holiday planner.

Newark, USA to Paris is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Newark in July; daily highs in Paris reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, kick back and relax at Coco Beach, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nice sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, Nice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Andorra la Vella.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Antibes
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SENSAS Nice ©
SENSAS Nice
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain

1
night
Andorra la Vella, Andorra

Andorra la Vella ©
Tucked high in the Pyrenees and home to fewer than 65,000 residents, Andorra La Vella seems at first an unlikely tourist hotspot.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Comapedrosa Valley National Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sant Joan de Caselles, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de Meritxell.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Andorra la Vella driving holiday planner.

Getting from Nice to Andorra la Vella by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Andorra la Vella

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Canillo, Comapedrosa Valley National Park
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Comapedrosa Valley National Park ©
Comapedrosa Valley National Park
Church of Sant Joan de Caselles ©
Church of Sant Joan de Caselles
Santuario de Meritxell ©
Santuario de Meritxell

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: stroll around Parc Guell, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, visit Las Ramblas, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planning website.

You can drive from Andorra la Vella to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Barcelona sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Catedral Primada in Toledo--about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Parque del Retiro, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip builder.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in July, you will find days in Madrid are somewhat warmer (94°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Food Tours
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

3
nights
Seville, Spain

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seville driving holiday planner.

Getting from Madrid to Seville by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July in Seville, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Food Tours
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

3
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Algar de Benagil (in Benagil), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Praia dos Tres Irmaos (in Alvor). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see Off-Road Tours, find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve, and hike along Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Albufeira day trip website.

Traveling by car from Seville to Albufeira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Seville to Albufeira is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Seville in July, plan for slightly colder days in Albufeira, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lagoa, Portimao
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia dos Tres Irmaos ©
Praia dos Tres Irmaos

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Sintra National Palace). And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner.

Drive from Albufeira to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albufeira in July, plan for little chillier nights in Lisbon, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Museu Nacional do Azulejo ©
Museu Nacional do Azulejo
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

2
nights
Porto, Portugal

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, and finally look for gifts at Livraria Lello. On your second day here, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, and then kick back and relax at Praia do Carneiro.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect nights in Porto to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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