30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
7
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 45​min
8
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
9
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
10
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Paris, France

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.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary tool .

If you are flying in from France, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 4th (Sun), you're off toBrussels.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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3
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.
Bring the kids along to Mini-Europe and Atomium. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Grand Place, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, and put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Atomium ©
Atomium

4
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Family-friendly places like Tivoli Gardens and National Museum of Denmark will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, stroll through Frederiksberg Have, snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Brussels to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Neighborhoods
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

1
night
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gothenburg journey website .

Getting from Copenhagen to Gothenburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Nightlife Parks Theme Parks
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Liseberg amusement park ©
Liseberg amusement park

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vasa Museum and Junibacken. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Skansen, enjoy the sand and surf at Langholmen, step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town, and take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm attractions planning tool .

You can fly from Gothenburg to Stockholm in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Nature Parks
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Junibacken ©
Junibacken

3
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Divo Ostrov and Peter and Paul Cathedral. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, see the interesting displays at Russian Museum of Ethnography, and browse the exhibits of Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Moscow Standard Time is 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Divo Ostrov ©
Divo Ostrov
Peter and Paul Cathedral ©
Peter and Paul Cathedral

1
night
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki attractions planner.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Helsinki by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Helsinki, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Tallinn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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nights
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Tallinn is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kadriorg Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Oleviste Church, and steep yourself in history at Kumu Art Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tallinn trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Tallinn sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

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nights
Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis), then have some family-friendly fun at OldTown Archery Riga, and then wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga). Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Riga trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Tallinn to Riga by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Riga, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Riga

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Jurmala Beach
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis) ©

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nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Bring the kids along to Wawel Royal Castle and HistoryLand. Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Market Square, explore the galleries of Wieliczka Salt Mine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala), and steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Krakow trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Riga to Krakow by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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HistoryLand ©
HistoryLand
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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