36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 1 day
Drive
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Torbole, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Bol, Croatia
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Ischia
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Ischia, Italy
— 1 night
Ferry
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Capri, Italy
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Sorrento, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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La Spezia, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy

— 1 day

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at La Casa Maledetta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Milan travel itinerary planner.

Belfast, UK to Milan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Belfast in July, with highs in Milan at 34°C and lows at 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Torbole.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Shopping

Torbole, Italy

— 2 nights
On the 21st (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda and then stroll through Gruppo Dolomitico Sciliar-Catinaccio, Latemar - UNESCO.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Torbole visit planning website.

Drive from Milan to Torbole in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Torbole, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.

Things to do in Torbole

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Prato della Valle, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Torbole to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Tivoli Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Ljubljana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Venice in July: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Zagreb, Croatia

— 1 night

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally stroll through Recreational Sports Center Jarun.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Zagreb online vacation planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Zagreb by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): wander the streets of Old Town and then get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then take an in-depth tour of War Photo Limited, and then step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik road trip planning website.

You can fly from Zagreb to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Dubrovnik, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Nature · Museums · Parks

Hvar, Croatia

— 3 nights

Croatian St. Tropez

The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Hvar is known for adventure, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci, take some stellar pictures from Spanish Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hvar online day trip planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Hvar by ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Bol, Croatia

— 3 nights
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip (in Skrip), Senjkovic Winery (in Nerezisca) and Supetar (Parish church complex & Fun Dive Club). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Zoo Station Bol, Head underground at Zmajeva špilja, learn about winemaking at Stina, and enjoy the sand and surf at Paklina Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bol travel route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Bol takes an hour. In August in Bol, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wineries

Side Trips

Split, Croatia

— 2 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): stop by Break Time, appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then get to know the fascinating history of Diocletian's Palace. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then examine the collection at Museum of Senses Split.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Split using our trip planner.

Getting from Bol to Split by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus. August in Split sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ischia.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Ischia, Italy

— 1 night
Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with Diving Agency, then test the waters at Giardini Poseidon Terme, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maronti Beach.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ischia holiday maker site.

Getting from Split to Ischia by combination of flight and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. August in Ischia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Ischia

Spas · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Capri, Italy

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on Nesea Capri, head outdoors with Le Ondine Beach Club, pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, then explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Astarita. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Belvedere di Tragara, take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, take a memorable drive along Via Krupp, then explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castiglione.

Discover how to plan a Capri trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Ischia to Capri in 2 hours. In August in Capri, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Sorrento, Italy

— 3 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Explore Sorrento's surroundings by going to Amalfi (Museo della Carta & Duomo di Sant'Andrea), Ravello (Villa Rufolo, Duomo di Ravello, &more) and Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Fornillo, &more). Dedicate the 11th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sorrento driving holiday planner.

Getting from Capri to Sorrento by ferry takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Rome trip maker website.

Take a train from Sorrento to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can take a train to La Spezia.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

La Spezia, Italy

— 2 nights
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. On the 17th (Tue), see some colorful creatures with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our La Spezia trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to La Spezia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in La Spezia, with lows of 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Wed) before leaving for Nice.

Things to do in La Spezia

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Nice, France

— 3 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to TakSea (in Saint-Raphael) and Rue d'Antibes (in Cannes). Spend the 20th (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's much more to do: stroll through Castel Plage, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, sample the tasty concoctions at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice, and take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice trip planner.

Traveling by car from La Spezia to Nice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from La Spezia in August, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris day trip site.

You can fly from Nice to Paris in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Paris, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip