26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Fly to Malmo, Taxi to Svedala station, Train to Copenhagen
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 day
Fly to Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport, Drive to Gavres
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Gavres, France
— 1 day
Drive to Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport, Fly to Lisbon
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
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Cadiz, Spain
— 1 day
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 day
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Marseille, France
— 3 nights
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Savona, Italy
— 5 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia

— 6 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
You've added Farmer Palace Museum, Special Storeroom Museum, Menshikov's Great Palace, and other attractions to your itinerary. The State Hermitage Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Russian Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens, explore the activities along Neva Embankments, see the interesting displays at Faberge Museum, and make a trip to Palace Square.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to St. Petersburg is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, expect St. Petersburg to be cooler, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tallinn.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Nature

Tallinn, Estonia

A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tallinn trip maker site.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Tallinn by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Tallinn, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Stockholm, Sweden

— 2 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vasa Museum and Fotografiska Stockholm. Take a break from the city and head to Riddarholmen and The Green Trails. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and take an in-depth tour of Royal Armory.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Stockholm journey maker site.

Getting from Tallinn to Stockholm by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Outdoors · Adventure · Winter Sports

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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 1 night

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, and finally take in the waterfront at Nyhavn.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Copenhagen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, and train from Stockholm to Copenhagen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Museums

Brussels, Belgium

— 1 day

Capital of Europe

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 26th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Atomium, then steep yourself in history at Parc du Cinquantenaire, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Sonian Forest.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brussels planning app.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Gavres.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Gavres, France

— 1 day
Gâvres is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.DemographicsInhabitants of Gâvres are called in French Gâvrais. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): examine the collection at Musee National de la Marine and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere de Bateaux de KERHERVY.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gavres trip itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Brussels to Gavres. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Gavres

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Lisbon, Portugal

— 1 night

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, then take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, then make a trip to Belém Tower, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Gavres to Lisbon with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Gavres in September; daily highs in Lisbon reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Cadiz.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Cadiz, Spain

— 1 day
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Cadiz, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Caleta Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Cadiz.

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You can fly from Lisbon to Cadiz in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Cadiz is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Cadiz

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Barcelona, Spain

— 1 day

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 30th (Fri): stop by Las Ramblas, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona journey planning website.

Getting from Cadiz to Barcelona by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly to Marseille.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Marseille, France

— 3 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Escape the urban bustle at Trolib and Parc National des Calanques. Museum-lovers will appreciate Carrieres des Lumieres and Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Le Sentier des Ocres (in Roussillon) and Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Palais des Papes). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Chateau d'If, wander the streets of The Panier, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos and tourist information, read our Marseille sightseeing planning tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in October, Marseille is little chillier at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Savona.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Savona, Italy

— 5 nights
Savona Main sightsChurchesThe Cattedrale dell'Assunta, built after Genoese demolition of the old cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at Abbazia di San Fruttuoso and Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista in San Domenico. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis and Chiesa di San Pietro. Get out of town with these interesting Savona side-trips: Barolo (WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo & Agrilab - Wine Tasting Tour), Alba (Langhe Truffle & Langhe landscapes UNESCO) and Castello di Grinzane Cavour (in Grinzane Cavour). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with Le Cavallette Diving, browse the exhibits of Santuario di N.S. di Misericordia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Nostra Signora Assunta, and contemplate the long history of Fortezza del Priamar.

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You can drive from Marseille to Savona in 4 hours. In October in Savona, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Savona

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips