32 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train
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Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 1 night
Train
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Train
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Cannes, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Varenna, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Gimignano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
Ferry to Sorrento, Fly to Athens
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Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly
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Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Paros, Greece
— 2 nights

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London, United Kingdom — 3 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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the London travel planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport, London St. Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International Rail Station, South Cape (Zuid-Kaap) Airport (nonexistent / spam) and Ashford International Rail Station. In June, daytime highs in London are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
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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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, visit Île de la Cité, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Bordeaux.
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Bordeaux, France — 2 nights

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the striking features of La Cite du Vin, take in the views from Pont de Pierre, and then make a trip to Place du Parlement. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tour Pey-Berland, make a trip to Place de la Bourse, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then make a trip to The Water Mirror, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bordeaux trip maker.

Getting from Paris to Bordeaux by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Sebastian - Donostia.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain — 1 night

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Sebastian - Donostia sightseeing planner.

Getting from Bordeaux to San Sebastian - Donostia by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. June in San Sebastian - Donostia sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight 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.
On the 26th (Mon), stop by Las Ramblas and then wander the streets of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic). Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona travel itinerary planner.

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, Barcelona is a bit warmer than San Sebastian - Donostia - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Cannes.
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Cannes, France — 3 nights

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Cannes is known for nature, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Marineland, stroll through Lérins Islands, look for gifts at Lavallie Bijoux et Joaillerie, and take a stroll through Le Suquet.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Cannes online route planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Cannes by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Cannes, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Varenna.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
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Varenna, Italy — 2 nights

Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Varenna: Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta & Villa del Balbianello) and Bellagio (Basilica di San Giacomo & I Giardini di Villa Melzi). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, trek along Sentiero del Viandante, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio, and take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Varenna online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cannes to Varenna takes 6 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Gimignano.
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San Gimignano, Italy — 3 nights

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Gimignano: Pisa (Camposanto, Duomo di Pisa, &more) and Siena (Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, Centro Storico di Siena, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Duomo di San Gimignano, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Sant'Agostino, and take an in-depth tour of San Gimignano 1300.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Gimignano vacation maker app.

You can drive from Varenna to San Gimignano in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in San Gimignano sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive 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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

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You can drive from San Gimignano to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Positano.
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Positano, Italy — 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Fontana sant'Andrea) and Food Tours (in Sorrento). There's still lots to do: take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, head outdoors with Amalfi Coast, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Positano online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 1 night

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Athens travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Positano to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Fira.
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Fira, Greece — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, wineries, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach, kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and view the masterpieces at Nikola's Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fira itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Athens to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Fira, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Paros.
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Paros, Greece — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Martselo beach, then step off the mainland to explore Parikia Town, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Parou, and finally steep yourself in history at Lefkes. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kolymbithres Beach, and then Head underground at Marathi Marble Quarries.

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Ride a ferry from Fira to Paros in 4.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Paros can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C.
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Lake Como travel guide

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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."
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Amalfi Coast travel guide

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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.
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Santorini travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.
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