38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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Vitry-sur-Seine, France
— 1 day
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Chatelaillon-Plage, France
— 2 nights
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Biarritz, France
— 3 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 3 nights
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Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
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Ribadesella, Spain
— 2 nights
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La Coruna, Spain
— 3 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Cascais, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Faro, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Huelva, Spain
— 1 night
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Malaga, Spain
— 3 nights
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Marbella, Spain
— 3 nights
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Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Malaga, Fly to Valencia
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Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Perpignan, France
— 2 nights
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Clermont-Ferrand, France
— 1 night
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Vitry-sur-Seine, France
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Vitry-sur-Seine, France

— 1 day
Vitry-sur-Seine is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. On the 25th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Parc de L'ile Saint Germain, then get outside with Roseraie de L'Haÿ, then see the interesting displays at Exploradome, and finally explore the world behind art at Mac Val.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Vitry-sur-Seine trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Vitry-sur-Seine can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chatelaillon-Plage.

Things to do in Vitry-sur-Seine

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chatelaillon-Plage, France

— 2 nights
Châtelaillon-Plage is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.It is located south of the city of La Rochelle and is also a suburb. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Corderie Royale, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then kick back and relax at Plage de Chatelaillon. On the next day, take in the waterfront activity at Embarcadere Port de Montfaucon, examine the collection at Abbaye des Chateliers, then don't miss a visit to Port de Saint-Martin-de-Re, and finally get great views at Clocher Observatoire.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chatelaillon-Plage road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vitry-sur-Seine to Chatelaillon-Plage. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Biarritz.

Things to do in Chatelaillon-Plage

Museums · Parks · Spas · Beaches

Side Trips

Biarritz, France

— 3 nights
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Step out of Biarritz with an excursion to Plage d'Hendaye in Hendaye--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Promenade Jacques Thibaud, make a trip to Quai Maurice Ravel, kick back and relax at La Cote des Basques, and pause for some photo ops at Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne.

To see maps and other tourist information, you can read our Biarritz trip planner.

Getting from Chatelaillon-Plage to Biarritz by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
San Sebastian - Donostia is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through La Concha Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Zurriola Beach, take a stroll through Parte Vieja, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Urgull.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Sebastian - Donostia trip planner.

Getting from Biarritz to San Sebastian - Donostia by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in San Sebastian - Donostia are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks · Tours · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bilbao, Spain

— 2 nights

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Get out of town with these interesting Bilbao side-trips: Peninsula of Magdalena (in Santander) and San Juan de Gaztelugatxe (in Bermeo). There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bilbao trip planning app.

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Bilbao are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ribadesella.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks · Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ribadesella, Spain

— 2 nights
Ribadesella is a small municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA), make a trip to Centro de Arte Rupestre Tito Bustillo, take in the dramatic natural features at Cuevona de Cuevas del Agua, then make a trip to Ermita de la guia, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Tito Bustillo.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Ribadesella trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bilbao to Ribadesella takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bilbao in July, expect nights in Ribadesella to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to La Coruna.

Things to do in Ribadesella

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

La Coruna, Spain

— 3 nights
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de Santiago, don't miss a visit to Praza de Maria Pita, appreciate the history behind Monumento de Maria Pita, then visit a coastal fixture at Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium Finisterrae. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Avenida da Marina, contemplate the long history of Mosteiro de Caaveiro, then get to know the fascinating history of Monte de San Pedro, and finally kick back and relax at Praia de Riazor.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our La Coruna online visit planner.

Getting from Ribadesella to La Coruna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in La Coruna

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Porto, Portugal

— 2 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): look for gifts at Livraria Lello, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bolsa, then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, and finally stroll through Cais da Ribeira. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Porto online itinerary planner.

You can drive from La Coruna to Porto in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in Porto, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Cascais.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Cascais, Portugal

— 2 nights

Town of Kings and Fishes

A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stroll through Guincho Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Boca do Inferno, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Cascais, then look for gifts at Deja Lu Bookshop, and finally admire the natural beauty at Quinta da Regaleira.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cascais tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Cascais takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in July, you will find days in Cascais are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Faro.

Things to do in Cascais

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Faro, Portugal

— 2 nights

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on Far-EcoTuk and then admire the landmark architecture of Arco da Vila Interpretative Center. Here are some ideas for day two: make a splash at Aquashow Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Faro road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Cascais to Faro in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Huelva.

Things to do in Faro

Theme Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Huelva, Spain

— 1 night
Huelva is a city in southwestern Spain, the capital of the province of Huelva in the autonomous region of Andalusia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Muelle del Tinto, stroll through Playa de Cuesta Maneli, and then take in the waterfront at Muelle de las Carabelas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Huelva online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Faro to Huelva in 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Faro to Huelva due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Faro in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Huelva, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Huelva

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Malaga, Spain

— 3 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Puerto Marina Benalmadena (in Benalmadena) and Nerja (Burriana Beach, Fundación Cueva de Nerja, &more). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Alcazaba, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Museo Picasso Malaga.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Malaga trip planner.

You can drive from Huelva to Malaga in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. July in Malaga sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Marbella, Spain

— 3 nights

Spanish Riviera

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Change things up with these side-trips from Marbella: Ronda (Mirador de Aldehuela, El Tajo de Ronda, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, visit Born to be Wild, take in the waterfront at Puerto Banus Marina, and get to know the resident critters at Bioparc.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Marbella travel route planner.

Getting from Malaga to Marbella by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gibraltar, Gibraltar

— 2 nights

The Rock

A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
On the 25th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Apes Den, Head underground at St. Michael's Cave, then see majestic marine mammals with Dolphin Adventure, then enjoy the sea views from Europa Point, and finally appreciate the history behind Sikorski Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Main Street, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Rock of Gibraltar, and then get to know the fascinating history of Grand Casemates Square.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gibraltar route planner.

You can drive from Marbella to Gibraltar in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Marbella in July: highs in Gibraltar hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Valencia, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 27th (Tue), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc Valencia and then contemplate the waterfront views at Jardi del Turia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): wander the streets of Casco Antiguo, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Valencia Cathedral, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Valencia trip maker website.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Gibraltar to Valencia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Gibraltar in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Valencia, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Perpignan.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Museums

Perpignan, France

— 2 nights
Perpignan is a city, a commune, and the capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royale de Collioure, then walk around Promenade du Front de Mer, then take in the history at Château de Salses, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Les Caves Maillol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Jean, take some stellar pictures from Castillet, then take in the dramatic natural features at Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet, then Head underground at Grotte des Canalettes, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Boudau.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Perpignan online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Valencia to Perpignan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Perpignan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Clermont-Ferrand.

Things to do in Perpignan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

Clermont-Ferrand, France

— 1 night

France's Liverpool

Famous for its chain of extinct volcanoes surrounding Clermont-Ferrand includes the highest Puy-de-Dôme volcano only 13 km (8 mi) from its city center.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): contemplate the geological forces at Puy-de-Dome Volcano.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Clermont-Ferrand trip planner.

Traveling by car from Perpignan to Clermont-Ferrand takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Perpignan in July, expect Clermont-Ferrand to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Vitry-sur-Seine.

Things to do in Clermont-Ferrand

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Vitry-sur-Seine, France

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Chateau of Vincennes, don't miss a visit to Fresque Seule, make a trip to Fresque Femme Escargot, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, then walk around Parc de Sceaux, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Germain.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vitry-sur-Seine trip website.

Traveling by car from Clermont-Ferrand to Vitry-sur-Seine takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vitry-sur-Seine

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips