32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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32 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Halifax, Canada
Fly:  11 h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
9
Kalamaki, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  2 h 45 min
10
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
11
Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
12
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Halifax, Canada

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Van Gogh Museum and Zaanse Schans. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rijksmuseum and Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace). Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: The Hague (Panorama Mesdag & Louwman Museum The Hague). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and examine the collection at Erotic Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam road trip website .

Halifax, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Halifax to Amsterdam. Traveling from Halifax in May, expect Amsterdam to be somewhat warmer, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Hague, Zaanse Schans
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Chateau de Chantilly. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Petit Palais, and step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paris day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Amsterdam in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paris, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chateau de Chantilly
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chateau de Chantilly
Chateau de Chantilly

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and then see the interesting displays at FIFA World Football Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, then take a stroll through Niederdorf, and then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich attractions site .

You can fly from Paris to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Zurich are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 4th (Fri), get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Salzburg online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Salzburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Melk Abbey and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. Belvedere Palace and Time Travel Vienna will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Center of Vienna, make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planner .

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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 14th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally don't miss a visit to Torre dell'Orologio. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Cannaregio, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Venice road trip planning tool .

Fly from Vienna to Venice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Vienna in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Venice. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally get engrossed in the history at Corridoio Vasariano. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi.

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Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Florence sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme and Stanze di Raffaello. Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, get engrossed in the history at Welcome to Rome, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Rome tour planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Kalamaki.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Kalamaki, Greece

Kalamaki ©
Home to a world-famous beach serving as a protected nesting ground for endangered loggerhead sea turtles, Kalamaki sits on the southeastern coastline of Zakynthos.
On the 21st (Mon), examine the collection at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, learn about winemaking at Grampsas Winery, then take in the exciting artwork at Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery, then stroll through St Nicholas Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Zoro Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Alykanas Beach, learn about winemaking at Art & Wine Winery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alykes Beach, and finally take some stellar pictures from Bochali View Point.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalamaki trip maker site .

You can fly from Rome to Kalamaki in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Kalamaki

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Porto Zoro Beach, Art & Wine Winery, Alykanas Beach, Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, Grampsas Winery
Highlights from your plan
St Nicholas Beach ©
St Nicholas Beach
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press ©
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press
Art & Wine Winery ©
Art & Wine Winery

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 23rd (Wed), delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, then delve into the distant past at Erechtheion, and finally wander the streets of Anafiotika. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, take a stroll through Plaka, and then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Kalamaki to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kalamaki in June since evenings lows in Athens dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Tomato Industrial Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gaia Winery and Megaro Gyzi Museum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, admire the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and do a tasting at Domaine Sigalas.

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You can fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Gaia Winery, Domaine Sigalas, Tomato Industrial Museum, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Highlights from your plan
Lignos Folklore Museum ©
Lignos Folklore Museum
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

2
nights
Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 28th (Mon), do a tasting at Domaine Paterianakis- Κτήμα Πατεριανάκη, take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then admire the masterpieces at Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Douloufakis Winery, look for gifts at Irida Family Workshop, do a tasting at Winery Stilianou, then see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Lyrarakis Winery.

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Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Heraklion are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kazantzakis Museum, Winery Stilianou
Highlights from your plan

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