32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
2
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Nice, France
— 3 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 3 nights
10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
11
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
12
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights

3
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 27th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, thenmake a trip to Plaza de Oriente, thenmake a trip to Puerta del Sol, and finally admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary builder website.

Los Angeles, USA to Madrid is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Madrid. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

2
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, thenadmire the striking features of Court of the Lions, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Plaza de Isabel La Catolica, admire the striking features of Royal Chapel of Granada, thencontemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, thentake a stroll through Albayzin, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio Cartuja.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Granada sightseeing planner.

Fly from Madrid to Granada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Granada can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Court of the Lions ©
Court of the Lions
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc de Montjuic, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Granada, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Nice, France

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.
Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and make a trip to Place Massena.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Nice can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours

Side Trip

Marineland
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Marineland ©
Marineland
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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.
On the 6th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenadmire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Venice holiday website.

You can fly from Nice to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in August, Venice is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip maker site.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Florence are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip app.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally cruise along Amalfi Coast.

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You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Ravello, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Amalfi Coast
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

3
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Korcula Town is known for historic sites, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cast your line with a fishing tour, stop by OPG Komparak, enjoy the sand and surf at Pupnatska Luca Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Korcula Town tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Positano to Korcula Town with the Route module. August in Korcula Town sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vela Przina Beach, Korcula Old City
Highlights from your plan
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Badija ©
Badija
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
On the 19th (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: visit Old Town, head off the coast to Lokrum Island, take in the exciting artwork at Samostan Sv.klare, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik route builder tool.

Ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. August in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus, wander the streets of Plaka, and delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip planner.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Athens in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Dubrovnik in August, with highs in Athens at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami . On your second day here, make a trip to Sogukcesme Sokak, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and then steep yourself in history at Galata Tower.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Istanbul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Athens to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. In August, Istanbul is a bit cooler than Athens - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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