30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + train + foot + ferry:  6​h 30​min
3
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
10
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
12
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
13
Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

1
night
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 1st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Athens vacation site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Athens is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in November, things will get little chillier in Athens: highs are around 22°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Mount Lycabettus ©
Mount Lycabettus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get outside with Doyouwed. Me and then take a stroll through Old Town. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Zarkovica Animal Shelter, head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip builder .

You can fly from Athens to Dubrovnik in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik. Traveling from Athens in November, things will get a bit cooler in Dubrovnik: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Parks Wildlife
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

3
nights
Positano, Italy

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Castiglione (Lido di Ravello & Spiaggia di castiglione) and Sentiero dei Limoni (in Maiori). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and Head underground at Grotte di Suppraiano.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Positano trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Dubrovnik to Positano in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Positano when traveling from Dubrovnik in November, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Praiano, Ravello, Sentiero dei Limoni, Valle dei Mulini
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, make a trip to Piazza Navona, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in November, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in November, you will find days in Venice are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): examine the collection at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, then appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic. Here are some ideas for day two: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Venice in November: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain

3
nights
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Take a break from the city and head to The Cotswold Range and Walks With Hawks. Venture out of the city with trips to WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge), Cirencester Park (in Cirencester) and The Roman Baths (in Bath). The adventure continues: hike along Cotswold Way, play a few rounds at Feldon Valley, Cotswolds, get outside with Tiger Airways, and stroll through Warden's Way.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Cheltenham online road trip planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Cheltenham in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Barcelona in November, things will get slightly colder in Cheltenham: highs are around 12°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Cirencester, Walks around Wotton-under-Edge, Warden's Way, Cotswold Way, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
Cotswold Way ©
Cotswold Way

4
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Flowerdale Waterfall and Victoria Falls. Get outdoors at Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail and Walking and Wildlife Adventures. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve (in Kinlochewe), Boat of Garten Community Garden (in Boat of Garten) and Aviemore (Loch Morlich Watersports, Aviemore Ospreys, & more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hillside Path, delve into the lush surroundings at Abriachan Forest, take in the dramatic scenery at Divach Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at River Foyers.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Inverness trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Cheltenham to Inverness in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Cheltenham in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 1°C in Inverness. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Gairloch, Aviemore, Kinlochewe, Foyers, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn
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Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail ©
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail
Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve ©
Loch Morlich Watersports ©
Loch Morlich Watersports

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 20th (Wed), take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, then identify plant and animal life at BobCat Alpacas, and finally step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner .

Getting from Inverness to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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BobCat Alpacas ©
BobCat Alpacas
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 22nd (Fri), head off the coast to Stockholm Old Town, explore the galleries of Royal Palace, examine the collection at Skansen, then see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, and finally find something for the whole family at Junibacken. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Drottningholm Palace, step off the mainland to explore Langholmen, then head outdoors with Riddarholmen, then find something for the whole family at Grona Lunds Tivoli, and finally explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Stockholm day trip planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Stockholm in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Edinburgh to Stockholm, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in November, you will find days in Stockholm are little chillier (6°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
Skansen ©
Skansen

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, then find something for the whole family at Prater, and then don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and finally see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

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Getting from Stockholm to Vienna by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Stockholm in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vienna: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Prater ©
Prater
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take a stroll through Ortakoy, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , then hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and finally get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Istanbul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Vienna to Istanbul is 2 hours. While traveling from Vienna, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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nights
Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Balloon Rides and Goreme National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Cappadocia Cave Dwellings and Goreme Tarihi Milli Parki. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zemi Valley, head outdoors with Honey Valley, Goreme Turkey, and admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Istanbul to Goreme takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul in November, Goreme is colder at night with lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Cappadocia Cave Dwellings
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings

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