57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Fly
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Paros, Greece
— 5 nights
Ferry to Mykonos, Fly to Florence
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train to Rome, Fly to Positano
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Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
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Salerno, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive
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Krka National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive
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Hvar, Croatia
— 4 nights
Taxi to Stari Grad, Ferry to Korcula Town
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Korcula Town, Croatia
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 26 nights
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Paros, Greece

— 5 nights

Poor Man's Mykonos

Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Get out of town with these interesting Paros side-trips: Naxos Town (Old Town, The Temple of Apollo – Portara, &more). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, kick back and relax at Piso Aliki Beach, steep yourself in history at Parikia Town, and Head underground at Marathi Marble Quarries.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Paros driving holiday planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Paros is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In July, Paros is much warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paros

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence to go to Pisa and see Leaning Tower of Pisa, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip maker site.

Getting from Paros to Florence by combination of ferry and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paros in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 21°C in Florence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Positano.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Positano, Italy

— 4 nights
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Amalfi (Amalfi Coast Drive, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more), Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Fiordo di Furore (in Furore). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Fornillo, take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Positano vacation planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Florence to Positano in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florence in July since evenings lows in Positano dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Salerno, Italy

— 2 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Promenade Trieste and then get to know the fascinating history of Paestum Ruins. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno and then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salerno travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Positano to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Salerno are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Split.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Split, Croatia

— 1 night

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then look for gifts at Break Time, and finally appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Split day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Salerno to Split in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Salerno in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Split, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Split

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums
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Krka National Park, Croatia

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Cikola River Canyon and then steep yourself in history at Visovac Monastery.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Krka National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Split to Krka National Park takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Krka National Park are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Hvar, Croatia

— 4 nights

Croatian St. Tropez

The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Hvar is known for adventure, nightlife, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mlini Beach, contemplate the long history of Spanish Fortress, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Hvar travel app.

You can drive from Krka National Park to Hvar in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hvar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Korcula Town, Croatia

— 3 nights
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Korcula Town is known for historic sites, wildlife, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: cast your line with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Pupnatska Luka Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil, and don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Korcula Town trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, approximately Cavtat away. On the 30th (Sat), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls, stop by Old Town, head off the coast to Lokrum Island, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise.

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

Traveling by ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. July in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 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.
Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to PortAventura in Salou, about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip planning app.

Fly from Dubrovnik to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Lisbon, Portugal

— 26 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Troia (Troia Beach & Sado Emotion), Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more) and Obidos (Igreja de Santa Maria, Obidos Village, &more). Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring nature at Parque Natural da Arrabida. Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lisbon, with lows of 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi Coast travel guide

4.2
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Gardens
Renowned for its beautiful landscape and medieval fishing villages that cling precariously to the Mediterranean cliffs, the Amalfi Coast is one of Italy's top vacation destinations. This World Heritage Site stretches for about 50 km (30 mi) on the southern side of the Sorrentine peninsula and offers numerous places to visit, from terraced lemon gardens and whitewashed villas to cliff-top views of the sea. Explore the coastline's towns, bays, and resorts. During the peak tourist season, the Amalfi Coast's single seaside road is often jammed with dozens of buses. For that reason, the ubiquitous scooter may be the best way to get around and sightsee. You can also access quite a bit by bicycle.

Croatia travel guide

4.4
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.

Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.