36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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36 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Hobart, Australia
Fly:  30​h
1
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Train:  2​h
2
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3​h
4
Saint-Tropez, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3​h 45​min
5
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Monterosso Grana, Italy
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
7
Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
Ferry:  45​min
8
Amalfi, Italy
— 4 nights
+3
Bus + Train + Bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
9
Oia, Greece
— 8 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Hobart, Australia

7
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.
Shop till you drop at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen (in Rouen), Honfleur (Greniers a sel de Honfleur & Plage du Butin) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planning app .

Hobart, Australia to Paris is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) to Central European Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In April, Paris is slightly colder than Hobart - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Honfleur, WineBubbles, Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

2
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 11th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then look for gifts at La Fromagerie d'Oullins, then explore by horseback at Parc de la Tete d'Or, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Estades Lyon, then ponder the design of Place des Jacobins, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally take a stroll through Cite medievale de Perouges.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lyon trip planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Lyon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. In April in Lyon, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Marseille.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

La Fromagerie d'Oullins, Cite medievale de Perouges
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
La Fromagerie d'Oullins ©
La Fromagerie d'Oullins

3
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Head to Francois Doucet Confiseur and L'Avenue 83for plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Marseille: Plage de Renecros (in Bandol), Palais des Papes (in Avignon) and Cours Mirabeau (in Aix-en-Provence). The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Panier, take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and browse the different shops at Les Voutes Marseillaises.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marseille travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Marseille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Marseille are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Marseille

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Palais des Papes, Francois Doucet Confiseur, L'Avenue 83, Plage de Renecros, Cours Mirabeau
Highlights from your plan
The Panier ©
The Panier
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Plage de  Renecros ©
Plage de Renecros

3
nights
Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): look for gifts at La maison des confitures, do a tasting at Domaine La Tourraque, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Escalet. On the next day, do a tasting at Domaine des Tournels, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Pampelonne, then see the interesting displays at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime, and finally hunt for treasures at Place des Lices Market.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Saint-Tropez online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Marseille to Saint-Tropez takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Saint-Tropez can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Domaine La Tourraque ©
Domaine La Tourraque

1
night
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Larvotto Beach and then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Gardens. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Prince's Palace, browse the different shops at Metropole Shopping Monte-Carlo, and then try to win big at Casino of Monte-Carlo.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Monte-Carlo attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Monte-Carlo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Saint-Tropez in April, expect nights in Monte-Carlo to be somewhat warmer, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Monterosso Grana.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Prince's Palace
Highlights from your plan
Larvotto Beach ©
Larvotto Beach
Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Metropole Shopping Monte-Carlo ©
Metropole Shopping Monte-Carlo

1
night
Monterosso Grana, Italy

Monterosso Grana ©
Monterosso Grana is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80km southwest of Turin and about 20km west of Cuneo.Monterosso Grana borders the following municipalities: Castelmagno, Demonte, Dronero, Montemale di Cuneo, Pradleves, Rittana, Valgrana, and Valloriate. On the 20th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella dei Santi Bernardo e Mauro, then examine the collection at Mostra Uomini e Pietre, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Colle Fauniera (Colle dei Morti).

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Monterosso Grana holiday maker app .

Traveling by car from Monte-Carlo to Monterosso Grana takes 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Monte-Carlo in April: high temperatures in Monterosso Grana hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Monterosso Grana

Trails Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Cappella dei Santi Bernardo e Mauro, Colle Fauniera (Colle dei Morti)
Highlights from your plan
Colle Fauniera (Colle dei Morti) ©
Colle Fauniera (Colle dei Morti)

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fornillo and Marina di Praia Beach. Head to Ceramiche Casola and Miniaci Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, contemplate the long history of Church of Santa Maria Assunta, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Grado, and get outside with Walk of the Gods.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Positano attractions planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Monterosso Grana to Positano. Traveling from Monterosso Grana in April, things will get a bit warmer in Positano: highs are around 22°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Amalfi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Praiano, Basilica della SS. Trinita
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande
Marina di Praia Beach ©
Marina di Praia Beach

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.
Visit Spiaggia di castiglione and Lido di Ravello for some beach relaxation. Shop till you drop at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Change things up with a short trip to Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L. in Tramonti (about 40 minutes away). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and sample the fine beverages at Liquorificio Mansi Carlo.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Amalfi trip itinerary maker site .

Amalfi is just a short distance from Positano. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Minori, Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L.
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

8
nights
Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Relax by the water at Red Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach. Head to Aquamarine Jewelry and Eduart Gjopalaj Workshopfor plenty of shopping. Explore Oia's surroundings by going to Kamari Beach (in Kamari) and Akrotiri (in Akrotiri). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get great views at Sunset in Oia.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Amalfi to Oia in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amalfi to Oia. In April, daily temperatures in Oia can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Kamari, Fira, Akrotiri, Pyrgos, Santorini
Highlights from your plan
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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