32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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32 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Auckland, New Zealand
Fly:  37​h 30​min
1
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
5
Pisa, Italy
— Few hours
train:  3​h
6
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
Pompeii, Italy
— 1 day
train + bus:  1​h 30​min
8
Amalfi, Italy
— 4 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
9
Nice, France
— 1 night
train:  3​h
10
Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
11
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
12
Zurich, Switzerland
— Few hours
Fly:  28​h
End: Auckland, New Zealand

5
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hydraiki Athens One Day Cruise, Mount Lycabettus, Panathenaic Stadium, and other attractions you added. Bring the kids along to Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. Get some cultural insight at Plaka and Tower of the Winds. There's more to do: appreciate the history behind Erechtheion and delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Athens road trip tool .

Auckland, New Zealand to Athens is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 10 hours. When traveling from Auckland in September, plan for warmer days in Athens, with highs around 34°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sveti Jakov Beach, Monument of Poet Ivan Gundulic, Cavtat Old Town, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): make a trip to Luza Square, contemplate the long history of Sponza Palace, and then make a trip to Onophrian Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Pile Gate, get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, then take a stroll through Cavtat Old Town, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Brsalje Street.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Dubrovnik takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Athens in September; daily highs in Dubrovnik reach 29°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Venice.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Murano, Burano & Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour, Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, libreria Acqua alta, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cannaregio and Campo del Ghetto. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Scala Contarini del Bovolo are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Venice trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Venice are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Castello di Riomaggiore, Vernazza, Ponte Vecchio, and other attractions. Family-friendly places like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria will thrill your kids. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Baptistery of St. John and Loggia dei Lanzi. There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo and take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Florence holiday planning app .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Cinque Terre
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

few
hours
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 4th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero, then enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, then stroll the grounds of Camposanto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pisa driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Florence to Pisa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Battistero ©
Battistero
Camposanto ©
Camposanto

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piazza del Campidoglio, Circus Maximus and Piazza di Spagna. Family-friendly places like Colosseum and Palatine Hill will thrill your kids. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Santa Maria Sopra Minerva. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rome travel route planning site .

Traveling by flight from Pisa to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Rome are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

1
day
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, and then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pompeii online travel planner .

Traveling by train from Rome to Pompeii takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Pompeii are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

4
nights
Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Amalfi Coast to Capri Boat Excursion. Visit Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Cimitero Monumentale for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Lido di Ravello and Valle delle Ferriere. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luna Convento and sample the fine beverages at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amalfi trip site .

You can drive from Pompeii to Amalfi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Lido di Ravello
Highlights from your plan
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Cimitero Monumentale ©
Cimitero Monumentale

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Prince's Palace of Monaco as well as Monte Carlo Harbor.

Make your Nice itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Amalfi to Nice by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Amalfi in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Nice. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Genoa.
Highlights from your plan
Monte Carlo Harbor ©
Monte Carlo Harbor
Prince's Palace of Monaco ©
Prince's Palace of Monaco

1
night
Genoa, Italy

Genoa
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Plan trip to Genoa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Nice to Genoa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Genoa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Genoa

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

4
nights
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
007 Walk of fame - Schilthorn has been added to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Jungfraujoch and Blumental Panorama Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and Murrenbach Waterfalls. There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Eiger.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Lauterbrunnen takes 5.5 hours. On the 18th (Sun), you're off toZurich.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Murren, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
Highlights from your plan
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
The Eiger ©
The Eiger

few
hours
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planning website .

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, daytime highs in Zurich are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Museums

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