30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  5​h
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
9
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheltenham: Greystones Farm (in Bourton-on-the-Water), Feldon Valley, Cotswolds (in Brailes) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, sample the fine beverages at Sibling Distillery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Church, and don't miss a visit to Frampton Court Estate.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Cheltenham journey maker website .

Aberdeen to Cheltenham is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Aberdeen in April since evenings lows in Cheltenham dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd, Cotswolds Distillery, Frampton Court Estate, Old Baptist Chapel, Greystones Farm
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Spend the 8th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar, steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dublin online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Cheltenham to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Cheltenham in April, expect little chillier with lows of 3°C in Dublin. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Jameson Distillery Bow St. ©
Jameson Distillery Bow St.

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Spend the 11th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Belém Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, do a tasting at The Best Portugal, and make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Lisbon online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In April, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Dublin - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Alfama ©
Alfama

1
night
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 12th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally make a trip to Magic Fountain (Font Magica).

Before you visit Barcelona, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Magic Fountain (Font Magica) ©
Magic Fountain (Font Magica)

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roman Forum and Trastevere. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rome journey planning website .

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trastevere ©
Trastevere
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza del Campo and Siena Cathedral. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary maker app .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Castello del Trebbio
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Center of Vienna and Rathaus. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien, and don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Vienna vacation builder app .

Traveling by flight from Florence to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Florence in April; daily highs in Vienna reach 19°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Graben and Kohlmarkt ©
Graben and Kohlmarkt
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Luxembourg Gardens and Île de la Cité. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

Find out how to plan Paris trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Fly from Vienna to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

3
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: wander the streets of The Jordaan, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and explore the galleries of Anne Frank House.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Amsterdam using our trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

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