26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train
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Colmar, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto Venere, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Nice, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Sorrento, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tropea, Italy
— 1 night
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Sant'Andrea, Italy
— 2 nights
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Alberobello, Italy
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Tower Bridge, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, then make a trip to Big Ben, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the London travel planning website.

Nashville, USA to London is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Nashville to London, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in July, expect London to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles, then take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens and then stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Colmar.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Colmar, France

— 1 night

Little Venice

Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Musée d'Unterlinden and then wander the streets of Little Venice.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Colmar trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Paris to Colmar by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Colmar can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Colmar

Neighborhoods · Museums

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zurich travel tool.

Traveling by car from Colmar to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will leave for Venice on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

Venice, Italy

— 1 night

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.
On the 10th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Torre dell'Orologio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Venice route planner.

You can fly from Zurich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in July: high temperatures in Venice hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Cinque Terre, Italy

— 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 11th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Manarola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Fegina, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cinque Terre footpaths, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Corniglia.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Cinque Terre takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. July in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for Porto Venere.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Porto Venere, Italy

— 1 night
Porto Venere is a town and comune (municipality) located on the Ligurian coast of Italy in the province of La Spezia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stop by Portovenere, explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, look for all kinds of wild species at Isola Palmaria, then Head underground at Grotta di Byron, and finally head off the coast to Isola del Tino.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Porto Venere tour planner.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Porto Venere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. July in Porto Venere sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Nice, France

— 1 night

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
On the 14th (Wed), take a stroll through Vieille Ville.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Porto Venere to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Porto Venere in July, expect nights in Nice to be somewhat warmer, around 25°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Nice

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Pisa, Italy

— 1 night
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, then enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, and finally make a trip to Knights’ Square.

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Drive from Nice to Pisa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Pisa when traveling from Nice in July, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 17th (Sat), browse the exhibits of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, and then stop by Trastevere. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, then explore the striking landscape at Colle del Gianicolo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Pisa to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Sorrento, Italy

— 3 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sorrento: Positano (Fornillo & Spiaggia Grande).

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sorrento online day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Sorrento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Sorrento

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Tropea, Italy

— 1 night
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. On the 22nd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Tropea Beach.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tropea trip app.

Drive from Sorrento to Tropea in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Tropea are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Sant'Andrea.

Things to do in Tropea

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sant'Andrea, Italy

— 2 nights
On the 24th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Roca Nuova, take some stellar pictures from Torre Sant'Andrea, and then get outside with Circolo Ippico Malepezza.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sant'Andrea trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tropea to Sant'Andrea takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Tropea in July, you will find days in Sant'Andrea are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Alberobello.

Things to do in Sant'Andrea

Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Alberobello, Italy

— 2 nights
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Alberobello trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sant'Andrea to Alberobello in 2 hours. In July in Alberobello, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 27th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Alberobello

Nature · Parks

Side Trips