30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
9
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h
End: Newark, United States

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Berlin itinerary maker tool.

Newark, USA to Berlin is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

2
nights
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): visit Gorlitzer Strasse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz, enjoy breathtaking views from Hausmannsturm, have some family-friendly fun at Dresden Secrets - Live Escape Games, then get engrossed in the history at Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister, and finally explore the world behind art at Albertinum.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dresden travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Berlin to Dresden by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Dresden are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

2
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): snap pictures at Karlsbruecke, appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls of Nuremberg, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then don't miss a visit to Sinwellturm, and finally stroll the grounds of Rochusfriedhof. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, stroll around Stadtpark, then get outside with Wohrder Wiese, and finally get outside with Woehrder See.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nuremberg holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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Rochusfriedhof ©
Rochusfriedhof
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich holiday website.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), explore the world behind art at Museum der Moderne Monchsberg, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

4
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Vienna are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Kriens (Mt Pilatus & Sonnenberg) and Biosphaere Entlebuch (in Lucerne). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, visit Old Town, and examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

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Traveling by flight from Vienna to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, explore the galleries of Belgian Comic Strip Center, steep yourself in history at Serres Royales De Laeken, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip site.

You can fly from Zurich to Brussels in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in April, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

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

4
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Gravensteen). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, don't miss a visit to The Markt, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bruges travel route planning website.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bruges are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Ghent
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
The Markt ©
The Markt

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