30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Vietri sul Mare, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
6
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Toronto, Canada

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Spas & Wellness. Do your shopping at Mercado San Miguel and Cava Baja Gallery. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, Casco Historico de Toledo, & more) and Playa del Alberche (in Aldea del Fresno). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, take a stroll through Barrio de Salamanca, shop like a local with Gran Via, and look for gifts at Sergio Aranda.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Madrid road trip site .

Toronto, Canada to Madrid is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in May: highs in Madrid hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Toledo, Playa del Alberche
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Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Playa del Alberche ©
Playa del Alberche

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vila Vella (Old Town) and Fenals Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playas de Calella and Platja Port Bo. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Jewish Quarter (in Girona), Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona (in Castelldefels) and Vladimir (in Malgrat de Mar). Spend the 5th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: savor the flavors at La Boqueria, wander the streets of El Born, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and contemplate the long history of Ciutat Vella.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip tool .

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Patronat Call de Girona, Fenals Beach, Vila Vella (Old Town), Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona, Vladimir
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Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
El Born ©
El Born

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, stop by Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, and then identify plant and animal life at Parco Chico Mendes.

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Getting from Barcelona to Florence by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Parco Chico Mendes
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Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

4
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.
Visit Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare and Paradise Beach for some beach relaxation. Head to Via Condotti and Caseificio le Perle degli Angelifor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Lago di Alviano (in Guardea), Riserva Naturale Regionale Nazzano Tevere-Farfa (in Nazzano) and Leo Wild Park (in Todi). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Civita di Bagnoregio, don't miss a visit to Pantheon, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Rome

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Maccarese, Lago di Alviano, Civita di Bagnoregio, Caseificio le Perle degli Angeli, Leo Wild Park
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Civita di Bagnoregio ©
Civita di Bagnoregio
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Vietri sul Mare, Italy

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Bau Bau Beach Village. Head to Sol’Art Ceramiche and Ceramica D'Urso Vietrifor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vietri sul Mare: Amalfi (Valle delle Ferriere & Duomo di Sant'Andrea) and Villa Rufolo (in Ravello). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy the sand and surf at Rosa dei Venti, and stroll through Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori.

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You can drive from Rome to Vietri sul Mare in 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in June: highs in Vietri sul Mare hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Piazza del Duomo, Bau Bau Beach Village
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Visit Perissa Black Sand Beach and Red Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to KAMARA BEACH and Spas. Explore Fira's surroundings by going to Santo Horse Riding (in Akrotiri) and Tomato Industrial Museum (in Vlychada). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fira journey planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vietri sul Mare to Fira. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Venetsanos Winery, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Tomato Industrial Museum, Kamari Beach
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Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

3
nights
Athens, Greece

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step off the beaten path and head to Asteras Glyfada Beach and Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Donkey's Land (in Koropi) and Vouliagmeni Beach (in Vouliagmeni). Spend the 21st (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Plaka and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip planner .

Fly from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. June in Athens sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Asteras Glyfada Beach, Donkey's Land, Vouliagmeni Beach, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Plaka ©
Plaka
Vouliagmeni Beach ©
Vouliagmeni Beach

4
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kapali Carsi and Jennifer's Hamam. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sultanahmet District and Delmece Yaylasi. Step out of Istanbul to go to Karamursel and see Altinkemer Local Beach, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Spend the 25th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), walk around Emirgan Park, admire the striking features of Eyup Sultan Mosque, and wander the streets of Beyoglu.

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You can fly from Athens to Istanbul in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Athens to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Athens in June: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Delmece Yaylasi, Altinkemer Local Beach
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Delmece Yaylasi ©
Delmece Yaylasi
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District

3
nights
Venice, Italy

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cannaregio and Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Go for a jaunt from Venice to Bibione to see Bibione Spiaggia about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, take a stroll through Dorsoduro, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Venice is minus 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Bibione Spiaggia
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Photography Tours
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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