30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
— 1 night
bus + train:  4​h
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
5
Verdun, France
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h
8
Killarney, Ireland
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
9
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Newark, United States

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Atomium, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, and then steep yourself in history at Grand Place. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Kazerne Dossin, admire the striking features of Groot Begijnhof, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels online trip itinerary builder .

Newark, USA to Brussels is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Brussels, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Newark in July: high temperatures in Brussels hover around 73°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Theme Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Groot Begijnhof, Kazerne Dossin
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Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Markt, then take in the pleasant sights at Walplein, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally learn about all things military at Atlantic Wall Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Oude Griffie, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, and then kick back and relax at De Panne Beach.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bruges are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ieper (Ypres).

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

De Panne Beach, Atlantic Wall Museum
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
De Panne Beach ©
De Panne Beach

1
night
Ieper (Ypres), Belgium

Ieper (Ypres) ©
Boasting remnants from the Middle Ages, the ancient city of Ieper in West Flanders offers attractions that are as historically significant as Ghent and Bruges, but with fewer crowds.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): don't miss a visit to John McCrae Site, explore the different monuments and memorials at Langemark Cemetery, and then find something for the whole family at PlopsaLand De Panne. On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tyne Cot Cemetery, make a trip to The Passchendaele Canadian Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, then don't miss a visit to Saint Julien Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Menin Gate Memorial.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ieper (Ypres) road trip planning website .

You can drive from Bruges to Ieper (Ypres) in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. July in Ieper (Ypres) sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Ieper (Ypres)

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Zonnebeke, Langemark Cemetery, PlopsaLand De Panne
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PlopsaLand De Panne ©
PlopsaLand De Panne
Menin Gate Memorial ©
Menin Gate Memorial
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): stroll through Ile Saint-Louis, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Paris.

For maps and tourist information, read our Paris day trip planning website .

You can drive from Ieper (Ypres) to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and flight. While traveling from Ieper (Ypres), expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Verdun.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
nights
Verdun, France

Verdun ©
The River Meuse runs through Verdun forming several canals throughout the valley, surrounded by hills with historical fortresses, battlefields, and underground barracks, as well as a healthy beer brewing culture.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Verdun Memorial, then steep yourself in history at Fort Douaumont, then witness the site of a historic battle at La Tranchee de Chattancourt, and finally steep yourself in history at Ouvrage de La Ferte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Saint Mihiel American Cemetery, then appreciate the history behind Montsec American Monument, then make a trip to Montfaucon Monument & Ruins, and finally have fun and explore at Musee de la Biere.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Verdun trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Paris to Verdun by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Verdun sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Verdun

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Musee de la Biere, Montfaucon Monument & Ruins, Ouvrage de La Ferte, Montsec American Monument, La Tranchee de Chattancourt
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La Tranchee de Chattancourt ©
La Tranchee de Chattancourt
Musee de la Biere ©
Musee de la Biere
Fort Douaumont ©
Fort Douaumont

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Attractions like Tivoli Gardens and Rundetaarn make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and take a stroll through Stroeget.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen online route planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Verdun to Copenhagen takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Verdun in July; daily highs in Copenhagen reach 72°F and lows reach 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Museums
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rundetaarn ©
Rundetaarn

5
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Vasa Museum and Skansen. Discover out-of-the-way places like Stockholm City Hall and Tom Tits Experiment. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Grona Lunds Tivoli, see the interesting displays at Fotografiska, brush up on your military savvy at Army Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Royal Armory.

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

Fly from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Theme Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Tom Tits Experiment
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Junibacken ©
Junibacken

4
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Blueberry Hill Farm and Climbing Tours. Attractions like Barleycove Beach and Inch Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Killarney: Garinish Island (in Glengarriff), Dingle Oceanworld (in Dingle) and Altar Wedge Tomb (in Schull). Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. The adventure continues: go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour and get great views at Moll's Gap.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Killarney itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Stockholm to Killarney in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Killarney. Traveling from Stockholm in July, expect nights in Killarney to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Dublin.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Schull, Garinish Island, Dingle Oceanworld, Blueberry Hill Farm, Inch Beach
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Dingle Oceanworld ©
Dingle Oceanworld
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive

5
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Family-friendly places like Kilmainham Gaol and Trinity College Dublin will thrill your kids. You'll discover tucked-away gems like EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and Beer Tastings & Tours. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Bru na Boinne (in Donore) and Glendalough Monastic Settlement (in Vale of Glendalough). There's much more to do: stroll through St. Stephen's Green, examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin visit planning tool .

You can take a train from Killarney to Dublin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Killarney in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 51°F in Dublin. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bru na Boinne, Glendalough Monastic Settlement
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
St. Stephen's Green ©
St. Stephen's Green

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