26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Cannes, France
— 3 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Palermo, Italy
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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 these side-trips from Paris: Versailles (L'Orangerie, The Trianons & The Hamlet, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary builder.

Melbourne, Australia to Paris is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Paris. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect Paris to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Cannes, France

Cannes ©

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cannes side-trips: Nice (Colline du Chateau overlook, Vieille Ville, &more). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands, pick up some local products at Marche Forville, don't miss a visit to Galerie1414, and shop like a local with La Croisette.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cannes travel planner.

You can fly from Paris to Cannes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Cannes. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
You've now added Lake Annecy to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sat), admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, then see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then make a trip to The Flower Clock, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva day trip planner.

Getting from Cannes to Geneva by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cannes in June, Geneva is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Lake Lucerne) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip app.

You can fly from Geneva to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the striking features of Palazzo Recalcati Prinetti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Tecla, then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and finally see some colorful creatures with 4Sub Scuola Sub PADI Milano. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Milan travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Milan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in June, with highs in Milan at 33°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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Palermo, Italy

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Step out of Palermo to go to Castellammare del Golfo and see Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

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

You can fly from Milan to Palermo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Palermo

Wildlife · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Palermo to Budapest takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

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, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the London travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Budapest to London in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Budapest to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in June, you will find days in London are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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