30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Verbania, Italy
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
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Venice, Italy
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Podgorica, Montenegro
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Budapest, Hungary
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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Vienna, Austria
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Salzburg, Austria
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Munich, Germany
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Verbania, Italy

On the 2nd (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Madonna di Campagna, then explore the activities along San Giulio Island, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta, and finally contemplate the long history of Piazza Motta. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, then head off the coast to Isola Bella, then step off the mainland to explore Sapori d'Italia, Lago Maggiore, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Maggiore.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Verbania itinerary planner.

Lyon, France to Verbania is an approximately 5-hour car ride. In May, daytime highs in Verbania are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Verbania

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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St. Moritz, Switzerland

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Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Bernina Pass, take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, then take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our St. Moritz road trip app.

You can drive from Verbania to St. Moritz in 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Verbania in May, with highs in St. Moritz at 15°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Orto Botanico di Padova, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Venice road trip planning website.

Drive from St. Moritz to Venice in 5 hours. Traveling from St. Moritz in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Triglav National Park, St. Martin's Parish Church, &more). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Triple Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana route planning site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Ljubljana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Venice in May, Ljubljana is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Split, Croatia

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stop by Filigran Split, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Church of St Kuzma and St Damjan, steep yourself in history at Historic City of Trogir, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and finally walk around Marjan Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Split day trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Split in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in May since evenings lows in Split dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 10 — 12:

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Pile Gate and then visit Old Town.

Start your trip to Dubrovnik by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Podgorica.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:

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Podgorica, Montenegro

One of Europe's most relaxed and newest capital cities, Podgorica sits on the confluence of two rivers, with two sides of it offering two different options for exploring.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the activities along Morača River, then take in the dramatic scenery at Montenegrin Niagara Falls, and then explore the activities along Lake Skadar.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Podgorica tour planner.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Podgorica in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature · Parks
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Belgrade, Serbia

The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
On the 16th (Sun), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, and then take a stroll through Skadarlija.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Belgrade trip builder app.

You can fly from Podgorica to Belgrade in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Belgrade can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Belgrade

Tours · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner.

Getting from Belgrade to Budapest by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. May in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Shopping
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Bratislava, Slovakia

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, take in the views from New Bridge (Novy Most), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, then enjoy breathtaking views from UFO Observation Deck, and finally steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Stary most, get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, then make a trip to Slavin War Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Cumil, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bratislava trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. May in Bratislava sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

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: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, explore the galleries of Belvedere Palace, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Vienna road trip app.

Getting from Bratislava to Vienna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. May in Vienna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:

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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): stroll through Mirabell Palace, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then shop like a local with Getreidegasse, then see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and finally don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nonnberg Convent.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read Salzburg trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In May in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:

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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

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: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, admire the striking features of St. Peter's Church, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and see the interesting displays at BMW Welt.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Munich trip builder app.

Drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Loorenkopf Aussichtsturm.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zurich holiday builder site.

You can drive from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Highlights from your trip

Lake Maggiore travel guide

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Art Galleries · Gardens · Islands
Italy's second largest lake, Lake Maggiore, is an oasis of Mediterranean plant and animal life anchoring the south side of the Alps and Swiss border. Featured in Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms," the lake is known for its mild climate, rare and exotic vegetation, and surrounding mountainous landscape. Tour the many islands with a boat ride across the lake, or explore the villages and gardens that make up its diverse perimeter.