30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 12 nights
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Budapest, Hungary

— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then make a trip to Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. On your second day here, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Budapest online attractions planner.

Sydney, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Budapest. In June, Budapest is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then see the interesting displays at The Third Man Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Albertina, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. June in Vienna sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 6th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Old Royal Palace, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, then stroll through The Vrtba Garden, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Prague visit planner.

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Vienna in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Prague, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:

Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, shop like a local with Getreidegasse, then examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg day trip site.

Traveling by car from Prague to Salzburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

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 (Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Venice holiday maker website.

You can drive from Salzburg to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Salzburg in June, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Piazza dei Miracoli). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Florence sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 15:

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and finally shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, and then steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan journey maker.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Milan sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:

Grindelwald, Switzerland

— 12 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grindelwald: Engelberg (Titlis Cliff Walk & Titlis), Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway (in Wengen) and Brienz (Giessbachfälle & Lake Brienz). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, contemplate the waterfront views at Oeschinen Lake, stroll through The Eiger, and trek along Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grindelwald vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Milan to Grindelwald takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 29th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 29:

Tuscany travel guide

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Landmarks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.