37 days in Europe Itinerary

37 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
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Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
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Ibiza Town, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Marseille, France
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
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Bellagio, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Split
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
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Dhermi, Albania
— 1 night
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon road trip planning website.

London, UK to Lisbon is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, Lisbon is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Lagos, Portugal

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
On the 28th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with Wildwatch Algarve, then kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Tres Irmaos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Meia Praia, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Camilo, then explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, and finally kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana.

Discover how to plan a Lagos trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Lisbon to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Lagos are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trips

Seville, Spain

— 1 night

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Seville trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lagos to Seville. Traveling from Lagos in July, expect nights in Seville to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites

Granada, Spain

— 3 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Nerja (Río Chíllar, Off-Road Tours, &more).

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Seville to Granada in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Granada

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Ibiza Town, Spain

— 3 nights

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ibiza Town: S'Arenal Petit (in Portinatx) and Cala de Sant Vicent (in Cala de Sant Vicent). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, examine the collection at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, indulge in some personalized pampering at Massage Beach Ibiza, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, read our Ibiza Town road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Ibiza Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Granada in August, expect nights in Ibiza Town to be a bit warmer, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

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.
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, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona driving holiday planner.

Fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, daytime highs in Barcelona are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marseille: Cassis (Kayaking & Canoeing & Trolib), Var Lamas (in Six-Fours-les-Plages) and Route des Cretes (in La Ciotat). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, examine the collection at Musee Granet, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere de la Treille, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Marseille day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Marseille takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Marseille, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Nice, France

— 4 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Cannes (Marche Forville, Le Suquet, &more), TakSea (in Saint-Raphael) and Sublim Sky (in Frejus). Spend the 13th (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Castel Plage, make a trip to Place Massena, indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice, and take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Marseille to Nice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Marseille in August, expect nights in Nice to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bellagio.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Bellagio, Italy

— 2 nights

Pearl of Lake Como

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
On the 16th (Mon), get outside with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then admire the striking features of Villa Monastero, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at S. Giovanni Battista, and finally shop like a local with Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through I Giardini di Villa Melzi, stroll around La Punta Spartivento, then admire the natural beauty at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Orrido di Bellano.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bellagio trip maker.

Getting from Nice to Bellagio by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Nice in August, Bellagio is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the striking features of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Venice online trip builder.

You can drive from Bellagio to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding & Triglav National Park).

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planning site.

You can drive from Venice to Ljubljana in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, Ljubljana is little chillier than Venice - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for Split.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:

Split, Croatia

— 3 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Split: Sibenik (Archipelago Tours, Sokolarski Raptor Centre, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Diocletian's Palace, appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, admire the landmark architecture of Vestibulum of Diocletian's Palace, and explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Split road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Split takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in August, with highs in Split at 36°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mostar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 2 nights
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Kravica and then pause for some photo ops at il Monte Della Croce.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mostar road trip planning website.

Drive from Split to Mostar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Dhermi.

Things to do in Mostar

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

Dhermi, Albania

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Pirate's Cave, then kick back and relax at Dhermi Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Theodore Monastery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dhermi tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mostar to Dhermi takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mostar to Dhermi due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Dhermi when traveling from Mostar in August, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kotor.

Things to do in Dhermi

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Kotor, Montenegro

— 1 night

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Church, take some stellar pictures from Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen, then explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, and finally admire the striking features of St. Tryphon Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kotor day trip site.

Getting from Dhermi to Kotor by car takes about 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dhermi to Kotor. Traveling from Dhermi in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Kotor, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Algarve travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Nightlife · Theme Parks
Occupying the southernmost portion of Portugal's mainland, Algarve is wholeheartedly devoted to tourism and continuously ranks among Europe's top holiday destinations. Nearly 10 million annual visitors include Algarve on their itineraries, drawn mostly by the region's developed coastline, boasting nearly 200 km (125 mi) of impeccable beaches. Farther away from the water, the region offers an extensive network of hiking trails, ideal for active vacationers seeking a chance to explore a rugged southwestern corner of Europe once considered the very end of the world. If you need a few urban things to do on your vacation, head for the regional capital Faro, featuring a lively Old Town full of plazas, pedestrian lanes, and outdoor cafes.

Balearic Islands travel guide

3.8
Beaches · Nightlife · Churches
The Balearic Islands offer both varied landscapes and a temperate climate ideal for long trips to the beach. On Mallorca, the biggest member of this island family in the Mediterranean Sea, that means everything from mountain scenery attractive to hikers and cyclists to beaches featuring traditional seaside resorts. Ibiza is Europe’s favorite party island, drawing thousands of young visitors with its vibrant club scene and nighttime raves. For a quieter itinerary, Menorca is a haven of serenity, featuring secluded beaches and secret bays. Quaint Formentara highlights the simple charms of island life, like sharing a sunset meal of roasted fish with friendly locals.

Lake Como travel guide

4.2
Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Churches
A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."