27 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Amalfi, Italy
— 4 nights
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Drive to Villa San Giovanni, Ferry to Messina Marittima, Drive to Taormina
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Taormina, Italy
— 3 nights
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Palermo, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Coca-Cola London Eye, Tower Bridge and Buckingham Palace. On the 18th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Big Ben, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey and then take in the views from Tower Bridge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the London holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to London. June in London sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Paris.
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris 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 difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. When traveling from London in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally take a stroll through Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, then ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona road trip planning website.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Florence.
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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.
On the 25th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, shop like a local with Mercato Centrale, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Florence vacation planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Florence in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. June in Florence sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Venice trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Venice sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Amalfi.
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Amalfi, Italy — 4 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amalfi: Positano (Absolute Positano, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, appreciate the views at Valle dei Mulini, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, and take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Amalfi online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Amalfi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Venice in June, Amalfi is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Taormina.
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Taormina, Italy — 3 nights

With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Venture out of the city with trips to Etna Donkey Trekking (in Linguaglossa), Le Gole dell'Alcantara (in Castiglione di Sicilia) and Gole Alcantara Botanical and Geological Park (in Motta Camastra). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with Blue Sea Diving Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Duomo, kick back and relax at Lido La Dolce Vita, and walk around Villa Comunale.

To find out how to plan a trip to Taormina, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Amalfi to Taormina by combination of car and ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Palermo.
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Palermo, Italy — 4 nights

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palermo: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in San Vito lo Capo), Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale) and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Conte Federico, admire the masterpieces at Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio, and contemplate the long history of Catacombe dei Cappuccini.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Palermo trip tool.

You can drive from Taormina to Palermo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Rome.
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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and appreciate the history behind La Pieta.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rome holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Palermo to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Province of Barcelona travel guide

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One of the most developed and prosperous regions in the country, the Province of Barcelona is located in the center of Catalonia. Nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees, it offers a broad range of tourist attractions and places to visit, from modern cities with distinguished cultural heritage to some of Europe’s most popular beaches. Its countryside, somewhat conquered by commercial interests, boasts Michelin-starred restaurants, award-winning vineyards, and trendy spas. In its urban centers, expect hundreds of historic sites, as well as numerous museums, galleries, bars, cafes, and shops.
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