26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Andermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
On the 9th (Sat), don't miss a visit to The Ghetto Heroes Square and then contemplate the long history of Sukiennice (Cloth Hall). On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica, and finally enjoy some diversion at Cracow Shooting Academy.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Krakow visit planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Krakow is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Krakow. While traveling from Sydney, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Krakow, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally browse for treasures at Gioielleria Eredi Jovon.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Krakow to Venice takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Krakow in October; daily highs in Venice reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 14th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence online visit planner.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. October in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome online tour planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, take in the views from Pont Alexandre III, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

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You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October, Paris is slightly colder than Rome - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Paris

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

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, make a trip to Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Riffelsee, make a trip to Walk of Climb, see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, then make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally travel the rails with Gornergrat.

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

Drive from Paris to Zermatt in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Andermatt.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee

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Andermatt, Switzerland

Andermatt ©
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. When in Andermatt, make a side trip to see Rhone Glacier in Gletsch, approximately Gletsch away. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Furka Pass, see the interesting displays at Sasso San Gottardo, appreciate the history behind Suworow-Denkmal, and head outdoors with Oberalp Pass.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Andermatt trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Zermatt to Andermatt with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Athens.

Things to do in Andermatt

Outdoors · Golf · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Oberalp Pass ©
Oberalp Pass
Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
Talmuseum Ursern ©
Talmuseum Ursern

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 27th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, take a stroll through Plaka, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and finally contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Athens trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Andermatt to Athens with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Andermatt to Athens is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town online trip builder.

Fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In October in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 1st (Mon), walk around Vondelpark, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westerkerk, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at De Nieuwe Kerk, and finally explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip tool.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Amsterdam in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In October, Amsterdam is little chillier than Mykonos Town - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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