27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel route maker

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Paris, France
— 1 day
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Reims, France
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
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Fulda, Germany
— 1 night
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Rothenburg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 day
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Dijon, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Paris, France

— 1 day

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.
For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris tour itinerary builder website.

Mexico City, Mexico to Paris is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In May, Paris is slightly colder than Mexico City - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. On the 5th (Wed), you'll travel to Reims.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife · Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites

Reims, France

— 1 night

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
On the 5th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts, admire the striking features of Basilique Saint-Remi, then admire the landmark architecture of Palais du Tau, then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, and finally examine the collection at Hotel Le Vergeur Museum.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Reims trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Reims takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Paris in May, Reims is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Reims

Historic Sites · Museums

Bruges, Belgium

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kids will enjoy Groeningemuseum and The Markt. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Gravensteen, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bruges sightseeing planner.

Getting from Reims to Bruges by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then stroll around Vondelpark. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam travel planner.

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Cologne, Germany

— 1 night

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cologne Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Hohenzollern Bridge, and then get to know the resident critters at Koelner Zoo.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cologne travel route planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Cologne in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Fulda.

Things to do in Cologne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Fulda, Germany

— 1 night
Fulda is a city in Hesse, Germany; it is located on the river Fulda and is the administrative seat of the Fulda district . Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Stadtschloss City Palace Fulda, step into the grandiose world of Schlossgarten Fulda, appreciate the history behind Paulustor, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Michaelskirche, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fulda Cathedral.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fulda trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Cologne to Fulda in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Fulda

Historic Sites

Rothenburg, Germany

— 2 nights

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 13th (Thu), admire the local landmark of Vierroehrenbrunnen, snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, make a trip to Hofkirche, then steep yourself in history at Fortress Marienberg, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Kilian Cathedral. On the next day, make a trip to Klingentor, get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, take in nature's colorful creations at Klostergarten, don't miss a visit to Das Plonlein, then examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and finally take a stroll through Altstadt.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Rothenburg road trip planning site.

You can drive from Fulda to Rothenburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. In May in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Innsbruck, Austria

— 1 night
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck online tour builder.

Getting from Rothenburg to Innsbruck by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 15th (Sat), you're off to Venice.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

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.
On the 15th (Sat), steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Museo Correr, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Innsbruck in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Venice. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): make a trip to Ratto della Sabina, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites

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 appreciate attractions like Colosseum and Pantheon. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take a stroll through Trastevere, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Pisa.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pisa, Italy

— 1 day
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the striking features of Leaning Tower of Pisa, get to know the fascinating history of Knights’ Square, then contemplate the long history of Camposanto, then admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Pisa travel planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Pisa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Pisa, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, then take an in-depth tour of Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan tour builder site.

You can take a train from Pisa to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Bern, Switzerland

— 1 night

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of Bern, then look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, and finally make a trip to Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bern trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a train from Milan to Bern in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Milan in May, things will get little chillier in Bern: highs are around 22°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Dijon.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Dijon, France

— 1 night

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
On the 25th (Tue), make a trip to Place de la Liberation, make a trip to Tour Philippe le Bon, trek along Owl's Trail, then ponder the design of Jardin Darcy, then steep yourself in history at Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon, and finally don't miss a visit to Rue Des Forges.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Dijon travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bern to Dijon in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Dijon

Historic Sites · Trails · Parks

Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

Kids will enjoy Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors & L'Orangerie). Enjoy Paris some more: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, pause for some serene contemplation at Fontaine Saint-Sulpice, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paris trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Dijon to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip