25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Zaragoza, Spain
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Montpellier, France
— 2 nights
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Lyon, France
— 2 nights
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Strasbourg, France
— 2 nights
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Stuttgart, Germany
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
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Trento, Italy
— 1 night
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Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Barrio de Salamanca and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid route planner.

Panama City, Panama to Madrid is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Panama City to Madrid is 6 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Panama City in September; daily highs in Madrid reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Zaragoza.
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Zaragoza, Spain — 1 night

The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
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Getting from Madrid to Zaragoza by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. You'll set off for Barcelona on the 21st (Wed).
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of El Born, take in the exciting artwork at Villa del Arte Galleries, browse the fresh offerings at Mercat Santa Caterina, and don't miss a visit to Ciutat Vella.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by train from Zaragoza to Barcelona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Montpellier.
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Montpellier, France — 2 nights

"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach, then kick back and relax at Plage du Grand Travers, and finally take a stroll through Place de la Comedie. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Le Musee de L'etang de Thau, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere le Py, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale de Maguelone.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Montpellier trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Barcelona to Montpellier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in September since evenings lows in Montpellier dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Lyon.
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Lyon, France — 2 nights

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Fresque des Lyonnais and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): take a stroll through La Place Bellecour, get engrossed in the history at Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon, and then admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lyon attractions planner.

Take a train from Montpellier to Lyon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to fly to Strasbourg.
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Strasbourg, France — 2 nights

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
On the 28th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saints-Pierre-et-Paul de Rosheim, then wander the streets of La Petite France, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Paul. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Zeyssolff - Au Peche Vigneron, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Abbatiale Saint Maurice d'Ebersmunster, then take an in-depth tour of Bibliotheque Humaniste, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Albert Seltz.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg trip planner.

You can fly from Lyon to Strasbourg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Stuttgart.
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Stuttgart, Germany — 1 night

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): make a trip to Fernsehturm Stuttgart, then admire the landmark architecture of Weissenhof Colony (Weissenhofsiedlung), and then take a stroll through Konigstrasse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): explore the galleries of Mercedes-Benz Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Schloss Rosenstein - staatl. Naturkundemuseum, and then examine the collection at Porsche Museum.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Stuttgart trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Stuttgart takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Stuttgart can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 2 nights

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip website.

Getting from Stuttgart to Munich by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In October in Munich, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, examine the collection at Panorama and kaiserjager museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Tyrolean Provincial Museum (Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum), then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then stop by Speckeria, and finally browse the different shops at Einkaufszentrum Sillpark.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Munich to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Trento.
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Trento, Italy — 1 night

Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Cattedrale di San Vigilio and then learn about winemaking at Maso Martis.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Trento online attractions planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Trento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Innsbruck in October, expect nights in Trento to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Verona.
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Verona, Italy — 2 nights

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza delle Erbe and chiesa di San Lorenzo - Verona. Visit Arena di Verona and Porta Borsari - World Heritage Site for their historical value. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Signori, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Verona trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Trento to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Verona are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 2 nights

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan online day trip planner.

You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Mon).
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Spain travel guide

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A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.
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