23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

Repas Goncalves

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Estimativa de Custos
Kms - A viagem de carro tem um trajecto de 7200Km. Para um consumo de 7.5 l/100Km, a uma média de 1.3€/litro, são 705€ só para a gasolina; Hotéis - Vou tentar marcar com pequeno-almoço incluido, e tentar que os preços fiquem entre 50€ - 100 € por dia, por família (2 adultos + 2 crianças + 1 bébé) ou 4 adultos
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly to Marseille Provence Airport, Drive to Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon
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Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France
— 1 day
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Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
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Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Krka National Park, Croatia
— 1 day
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Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Ferry
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Hvar, Croatia
Ferry
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry to Bari, Drive to Pompeii
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Pompeii, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Pisa, Italy
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Avignon, France
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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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.
To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona online itinerary planner.

Sintra, Portugal to Barcelona is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sintra to Barcelona is 1 hour. Traveling from Sintra in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Barcelona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on Aquattitude, then see the interesting displays at Musee De Prehistoire Des Gorges Du Verdon, and then stop by Maison de Produits de Pays du Verdon.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon trip itinerary maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Barcelona to Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, with highs around 37°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Genoa.

Things to do in Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Genoa, Italy

— 1 night
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Genoa route planner.

Getting from Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon to Genoa by car takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon in August, plan for slightly colder days in Genoa, with highs around 33°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 25°C. On the 17th (Tue), you'll travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Genoa

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife

Innsbruck, Austria

— 1 night
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), then examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, and finally admire the striking features of Dom zu St. Jakob. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, hit the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche Fulpmes, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Achensee.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck trip builder tool.

You can drive from Genoa to Innsbruck in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Genoa in August, with highs in Innsbruck at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Museums · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, then steep yourself in history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Salzburg vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Hallstatt, Austria

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 20th (Fri), don't miss a visit to 5 Fingers and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Bled, Slovenia

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Bled takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

— 2 nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park and then admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Prstavac, Head underground at Barac Caves, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rastoke, then admire the sheer force of Ciginovac Lake, and finally admire the sheer force of The Lower Lakes.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Krka National Park, Croatia

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Krka National Park.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Krka National Park online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Krka National Park in 3 hours. In August in Krka National Park, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Split, Croatia

— 1 night

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Split travel route builder site.

You can drive from Krka National Park to Split in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Hvar, Croatia

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Zavala Beach and then kick back and relax at Sveta Nedilja.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hvar road trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Hvar in 2.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 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.
On the 25th (Wed), steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, then contemplate the long history of Dubrovnik City Walls, and finally don't miss a visit to Pile Gate.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik day trip site.

Getting from Hvar to Dubrovnik by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Pompeii.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Pompeii, Italy

— 2 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Forum, then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, then don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Pompeii trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Pompeii takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Pompeii, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.
Kids will enjoy Colosseum and Palatine Hill. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip maker.

You can take a train from Pompeii to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Rome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

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.
On the 31st (Tue), ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, view the masterpieces at Aria Art Gallery, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Florence attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Pisa, Italy

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 2nd (Thu), steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca, then admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Camposanto, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pisa online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Avignon, France

— 1 night

City of Popes

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
To find photos and tourist information, use the Avignon itinerary maker.

You can drive from Pisa to Avignon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. September in Avignon sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Avignon

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Parks

Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): head outdoors with Picnic Madrid. On your second day here, stroll around Parque del Retiro, then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Avignon to Madrid by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September in Madrid, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites