27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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27 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Bamako, Mali
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
subway + train:  3​h
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Bamako, Mali

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Get outdoors at Fornillo and Spiaggia di castiglione. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ravello trip planner .

Bamako, Mali to Ravello is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Bamako in May, you will find days in Ravello are colder (26°C), and nights are a bit cooler (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi, Fornillo
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Colosseum and Vatican Museums for their historical value. Kids will enjoy Trevi Fountain and Palatine Hill. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ravello in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then shop like a local with M.G. Design, and finally take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence online trip builder .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Ca' d'Oro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Arena di Verona & Piazza delle Erbe). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary website .

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Verona
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Visit Halaszbastya and Liberty Statue for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at House of Terror Museum and Koller Gallery. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, shop like a local with Vaci Street, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Budapest vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Venice to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Venice in May, Budapest is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kids will enjoy Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Suleymaniye Cami . You'll explore and learn at Topkapi Palace and Rumeli Fortress. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul online day trip planner .

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Istanbul is 2 hours. In May in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 2nd (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, learn about all things military at Royal Armory, then examine the collection at Vasa Museum, and finally examine the collection at Skansen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, then contemplate the long history of Drottningholm Palace, and finally take an in-depth tour of Nordiska museet.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Stockholm trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Istanbul to Stockholm in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Stockholm, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Istanbul in June, with highs in Stockholm at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Let the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) capture your imagination. Head to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Leidsepleinfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market.

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Fly from Stockholm to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. June in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Shop till you drop at Champs-Elysees and Rue Mouffetard Market. The adventure continues: make a trip to Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planner .

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in June: highs in Paris hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

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

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