30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  13​h
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
ferry:  3​h
5
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h
6
Akrotiri, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
8
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h
End: Vancouver, Canada

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.
Get outdoors at Île de la Cité and Seine River. Popular historic sites such as Palace of Versailles and Arc de Triomphe are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary website .

Vancouver, Canada to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Bagni Alberoni, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Venice online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Paris to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in September, with highs in Venice at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Venice

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

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Fort Lovrijenac. Visiting Island of Lokrum and Sunj Beach will get you outdoors. When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Walls of Dubrovnik, take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace, and examine the collection at War Photo Limited.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik itinerary planning site .

Getting from Venice to Dubrovnik by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cavtat Old Town, Sunj Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): wander the streets of Plaka, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Athens online trip planner .

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Dubrovnik in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Paraportiani Church and Archaeological Site of Delos. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Paradise Beach and Ornos Beach. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. When traveling from Athens in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Elia Beach, Archaeological Site of Delos, Platis Gialos Beach, Ornos Beach, Paradise Beach
Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

3
nights
Akrotiri, Greece

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Red Beach and Vlychada Beach. Visit Akrotiri and Akrotiri LightHouse for their historical value. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach, stroll through Mesa Pigadia Beach, do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery, and ride a horse along Santo Horse Riding.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Akrotiri tour itinerary tool .

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Megalochori, Vlychada, Mesa Pigadia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding

5
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Ravello and Villa Rufolo. Visiting Fornillo and Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods) will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens & Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale), Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Parrocchia San Giovanni (in Vietri sul Mare). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, make a trip to Galleria Borbonica, examine the collection at National Archaeological Museum of Naples, and steep yourself in history at Castello Aragonese d'Ischia.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Akrotiri to Naples takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Akrotiri in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Naples. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Positano, Parrocchia San Giovanni, Castello Aragonese d'Ischia, Pompeii Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Stabilimento Balneare le Palme, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto, and then contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Rome are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

1
night
Paris, France

Paris ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): make a trip to Ile Saint-Louis, then steep yourself in history at Luxembourg Palace, then get a taste of the local shopping with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and finally take a stroll through Canal Saint-Martin.

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You can fly from Florence to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Florence in October; daily highs in Paris reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canal Saint-Martin ©
Canal Saint-Martin
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter ©
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter
Luxembourg Palace ©
Luxembourg Palace

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