31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Ravello, Italy
— 1 night
subway + train:  3​h
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Alghero, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h 30​min
9
Rethymnon, Greece
— 4 nights
ferry:  4​h 15​min
10
Naxos, Greece
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

1
night
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, then steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello. On the next day, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ravello trip maker site .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Ravello is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Ravello due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in July, you will find days in Ravello are cooler (34°C), and nights are a bit cooler (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Le Vigne di Raito
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Palatine Hill and Colosseum. Popular historic sites such as Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Pantheon, explore the ancient world of Catacombe di San Callisto, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome online visit planner .

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. Traveling from Ravello in July, plan for little chillier nights in Rome, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Alghero, Italy

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
We've included these beaches for you: La Pelosa Beach and Stabilimento Balneare I Fenicotteri. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Spiaggia dell'Arco. Go for a jaunt from Alghero to Torralba to see Nuraghe Sant'Antine about 58 minutes away.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Alghero vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Alghero takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Rome in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 21°C in Alghero. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Stintino, Nuraghe Sant'Antine, Spiaggia dell'Arco
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La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Spiaggia dell'Arco ©
Spiaggia dell'Arco
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 10th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, pause for some photo ops at Belém Tower, then steep yourself in history at Jeronimos Monastery, and finally wander the streets of Avenida da Liberdade. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Park and National Palace of Pena and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo dos Mouros.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip builder tool .

You can fly from Alghero to Lisbon in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alghero to Lisbon. In July in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

2
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.
Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor some retail therapy. Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square. On your second day here, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, then examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in July, with highs in Venice at 36°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at Pitti Palace and Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Siena Cathedral and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Siena to see Piazza del Campo about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto.

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Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Croce ©
Basilica di Santa Croce
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

3
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Visit Perissa Black Sand Beach and Perivolos for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Hiking Trail Fira - Oia and Santo Horse Riding. Change things up with these side-trips from Fira: Mnemossyne Gallery (in Oia), Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Perivolos) and Eduart Gjopalaj (in Kamari). There's still lots to do: get great views at Sunset in Oia, see the interesting displays at Monastery of Profitis Ilias, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and do a tasting at Santo Winery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira online vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Florence to Fira takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Florence to Fira is 1 hour. Traveling from Florence in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 27°C in Fira. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Highlights from your plan
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail

4
nights
Rethymnon, Greece

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
We've included these beaches for you: Glika Nera Beach and Small Triopetra Beach. Get outdoors at Marmara Beach and Skinaria Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rethymnon: War Museum Askifou (in Askifou), Plakias (Kourtaliotiko Gorge & Triopetra Beach) and Frangokastello Beach (in Frangokastello). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town and head outdoors with Glika Nera Bay.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rethymnon online road trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Rethymnon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In July in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Plakias, Loutro, War Museum Askifou, Small Triopetra Beach, Frangokastello Beach
Highlights from your plan
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Glika Nera Beach ©
Glika Nera Beach
Skinaria Beach ©
Skinaria Beach

4
nights
Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Take a break from the city and head to Maragas Beach and Kastraki Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Fish & Olive and Agios Prokopios Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Mikri Vigla Beach, stroll through Agiassos Beach, wander the streets of Old Town, and look for gifts at Naxia Gi.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Naxos trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by ferry from Rethymnon to Naxos takes 4.5 hours. July in Naxos sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Portara ©
Portara
Fish & Olive ©
Fish & Olive

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