29 days in Western Europe Itinerary

29 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
10
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): wander the streets of Plaka, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, and finally explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens vacation builder website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Athens is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Athens is minus 6 hours. In October, Athens is slightly colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

Plan my day in Rome using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Athens in October, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 7th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planning site .

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and then make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip builder app .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in October, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Venice in October: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 26°C and lows are around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Belém Tower, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Western European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, then take in the views from Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see photos and more tourist information, read London trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Lisbon to London in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In October, London is slightly colder than Lisbon - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Paris holiday planner .

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
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.
On the 21st (Wed), get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, browse the exhibits of Atomium, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and then examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

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

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 23rd (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stroll around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner .

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

5
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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find out how to plan a trip to Vienna, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Amsterdam to Vienna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 29:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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