30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
3
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
7
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
8
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
9
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
10
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
11
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
12
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
13
Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 1st (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Athens day trip site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Athens is an approximately 6-hour flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in November, with highs in Athens at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough 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.
On the 3rd (Sun), head outdoors with Doyouwed. Me and then wander the streets of Old Town. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Zarkovica Animal Shelter, thenhead off the coast to Lokrum Island, and then get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Dubrovnik takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in November, things will get a bit cooler in Dubrovnik: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
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.
Step out of the city life by going to I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos and Sentiero dei Limoni. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Castiglione (Lido di Ravello & Spiaggia di castiglione). There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, stroll through Valle dei Mulini, enjoy some diversion at Tennis Al Settimo Piano, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Positano planning website.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Positano in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Positano. 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, Valle dei Mulini, Sentiero dei Limoni
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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.
On the 8th (Fri), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, thendelve into the mystery of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, thenexplore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip website.

Drive from Positano to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in November, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

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

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in November: highs in Venice hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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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): admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thenwalk around Parc Guell, thendon't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic. Keep things going the next day: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, thenadmire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona holiday planner.

Fly from Venice to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Venice in November; daily highs in Barcelona reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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. Step off the beaten path and head to The Roman Baths and Tiger Airways. Visiting The Cotswold Range and The Players Club will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge), Cirencester Park (in Cirencester) and Walks around Wotton-under-Edge (in Wotton-under-Edge). There's much more to do: hike along Warden's Way, look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, play a few rounds at Feldon Valley, and stroll through Cotswold Way.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cheltenham sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Cheltenham in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Barcelona to Cheltenham, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in November; daily highs in Cheltenham reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Cirencester, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, The Players Club, The Roman Baths, Feldon Valley
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

4
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Take a break from the city and head to Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve and Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Abriachan Forest and Hillside Path. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Aviemore (Loch Morlich Watersports, Aviemore Ospreys, &more), Boat of Garten Community Garden (in Boat of Garten) and Gairloch (Victoria Falls, Walking and Wildlife Adventures, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along River Foyers, admire the sheer force of Divach Falls, and identify plant and animal life at Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Cheltenham to Inverness in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cheltenham in November since evenings lows in Inverness dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Aviemore, Gairloch, Foyers, Kinlochewe, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn
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Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail ©
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail
Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve ©
Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve
Flowerdale Waterfall ©
Flowerdale Waterfall

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 20th (Wed), examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, thenstroll through BobCat Alpacas, and finally explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stop by Stockholm Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, thensee the interesting displays at Skansen, thenexamine the collection at Vasa Museum, and finally have fun and explore at Junibacken. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Drottningholm Palace, kick back and relax at Langholmen, get outside with Riddarholmen, thenhave a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli, and finally admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Stockholm takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Edinburgh, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Stockholm, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
Drottningholm Palace ©
Drottningholm Palace

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, get in on the family fun at Prater, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and finally examine the collection at The Hofburg.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner.

Getting from Stockholm to Vienna by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in November, you will find days in Vienna are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Prater ©
Prater
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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): wander the streets of Ortakoy, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, thenadmire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul road trip planning site.

Getting from Vienna to Istanbul by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 2 hours. While traveling from Vienna, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

3
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. Visiting Goreme Tarihi Milli Parki and Off-Road & ATV Trails will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: Head underground at Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, take in the dramatic natural features at Zemi Valley, head outdoors with Honey Valley, Goreme Turkey, and admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Goreme day trip planning site.

Fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in November, expect cooler with lows of °C in Goreme. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Outdoors

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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