36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Pompeii, Italy
— 1 night
5
Paris, France
— 4 nights
6
Cannes, France
— 3 nights
7
Nice, France
— 2 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
9
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
10
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
11
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights

3
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rome travel itinerary planner.

Hobart, Australia to Rome is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Hobart in August, things will get warmer in Rome: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Florence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Venice journey site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Pompeii.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, steep yourself in history at Forum, thenadmire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, and finally delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pompeii trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Venice to Pompeii in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 12th (Mon), you'll travel to Paris.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Le Marais, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read our Paris day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Pompeii to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Pompeii in August, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Cannes is known for nature, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your taste buds at Marche Forville, head off the coast to Lérins Islands, take a stroll through La Croisette, and don't miss a visit to Rue Meynadier.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cannes visit planner.

Fly from Paris to Cannes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, Cannes is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Marche Forville ©
Marche Forville
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland and then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Place Massena and then take a stroll through Vieille Ville.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Nice journey planning tool.

You can drive from Cannes to Nice in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cannes in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Nice, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marineland
Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

3
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, make a trip to Casa Batllo, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona day trip planner.

Fly from Nice to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Barcelona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Madrid: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online itinerary planner.

Getting from Madrid to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in August, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

3
nights
Porto, Portugal

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
On the 31st (Sat), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, and then get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, thenlook for gifts at Livraria Lello, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, and finally steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Porto trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in August, things will get slightly colder in Porto: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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