28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  23 h 45 min
1
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Stresa, Italy
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  7 h 15 min
3
Porto, Portugal
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Marseille, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Rome, Italy
— 8 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Sydney, Australia

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and stop by Campo del Ghetto.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Venice. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Venice hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Stresa.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
Stresa, Italy

Stresa
Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Stresa trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Venice to Stresa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daytime highs in Stresa are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 30th (Wed), you'll travel to Porto.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites Nightlife Parks

1
day
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Pedro dos Clerigos, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square.

Find out how to plan Porto trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Stresa to Porto in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stresa to Porto due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stresa in October: high temperatures in Porto hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Igreja de Sao Pedro dos Clerigos ©
Igreja de Sao Pedro dos Clerigos

1
night
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then visit Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Seville itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Seville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Porto to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November in Seville, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, then stroll around Parque del Retiro, and then walk around Casa de Campo. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Puerta del Sol, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid day trip planner.

Take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, Madrid is slightly colder than Seville - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena ©

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stroll around Parc Guell.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in November, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

1
night
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, then take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Saint Victor.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Marseille day trip tool.

Fly from Barcelona to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calanques
Highlights from your plan
Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Vieille Ville. Escape the urban bustle at Lérins Islands and Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike. There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle Saint Hospice.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nice road trip tool.

Getting from Marseille to Nice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Lérins Islands, Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs
Highlights from your plan
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs ©
Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Florence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In November in Florence, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

8
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.
Colosseum and Pantheon will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, wander the streets of Trastevere, and make a trip to Forum of Augustus.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome tour planning tool.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. November in Rome sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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