26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe journey planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train
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Paris, France
— 3 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
Drive
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Alberobello, Italy
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, explore the wide array of goods at Harrods, then take a stroll through Piccadilly Circus, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Covent Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, then listen to music at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and then make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the London day trip planning tool.

Nashville, USA to London is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to London is 6 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nashville in May; daily highs in London reach 62°F and lows reach 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nightlife · Neighborhoods

Paris, France

— 3 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.
You've added Seine River, Sainte-Chapelle, Luxembourg Gardens, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Mon), admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally take a stroll through Montmartre. Keep things going the next day: 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.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Old Town as well as Little Venice. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Old Town.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Colmar trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from Paris to Colmar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May in Colmar, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Colmar

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Colmar to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. On the 27th (Sat), you'll travel to Venice.

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Torre dell'Orologio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To plan Venice vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in May, with highs in Venice at 72°F and lows at 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Parks · Nature · 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Borgo Storico di Manarola, Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore, Spiaggia di Fegina, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore and then get to know the fascinating history 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, 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.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cinque Terre trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Venice to Cinque Terre in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Isola del Tino as well as Portovenere. On the 30th (Tue), wander the streets of Portovenere, step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, then head off the coast to Isola Palmaria, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta di Byron, and finally step off the mainland to explore Isola del Tino.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Porto Venere route planner.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Porto Venere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Promenade des Anglais as well as Colline du Chateau overlook. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): wander the streets of Vieille Ville.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nice day trip app.

You can drive from Porto Venere to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Nice sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car 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.
On the 2nd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, steep yourself in history at Camposanto, then take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Pisa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Nice in June, Pisa is a bit cooler at night with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to 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.
You've added Colle del Gianicolo, Spanish Steps, Pantheon, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and then take a stroll through Trastevere. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Spanish Steps, then contemplate the long history of Colle del Gianicolo, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Pisa to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · 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.
Family-friendly places like Fornillo and Spiaggia Grande will thrill your kids.

Before you visit Sorrento, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Take a train from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow 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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Tropea Beach.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tropea trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Tropea takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sorrento in June since evenings lows in Tropea dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Sant'Andrea.

Things to do in Tropea

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sant'Andrea, Italy

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Roca Nuova, then get great views at Torre Sant'Andrea, and then head outdoors with Circolo Ippico Malepezza.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sant'Andrea trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tropea to Sant'Andrea by car takes about 5.5 hours. When traveling from Tropea in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sant'Andrea, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Alberobello itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Sant'Andrea to Alberobello in 2 hours. While traveling from Sant'Andrea, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Alberobello, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 61°F. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Alberobello

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Veneto travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water · Historic Walking Areas
An independent republic until Napoleon's invasion in 1797, Veneto is among the wealthiest and most developed regions in the country. The region has a bustling tourism industry, drawing nearly 70 million visitors annually to its historical, natural, artistic, cultural, musical, and culinary treasures. Though most tourists begin and end their Veneto holiday in Venice, the area has plenty more to offer. A range of attractions await beyond the capital city, including World Heritage-listed Palladian villas, seaside resorts, vineyards, lakes, beaches, thermal baths, lush parks, and imposing mountain ranges. Veneto's clubs, bars, and restaurants make for a lively nightlife in the region's thriving cities.