42 days in Western Europe Itinerary

42 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Salerno, Bus to Ravello
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Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
Fly
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Ronda, Spain
— 3 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 10 nights
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Ravello, Italy

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: Torre di Grado (in Praiano) and Positano (Kayaking & Canoeing, Fornillo, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, pause for some photo ops at Fontana sant'Andrea, stop by Milleunaceramica, and admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ravello sightseeing planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Ravello is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Ravello is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect Ravello to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Villa d'Este in Tivoli, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rome trip maker website.

Drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ravello in July since evenings lows in Rome dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Dedicate the 18th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect little chillier evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Venice, Italy

— 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Venice to Padua to see Scrovegni Chapel about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Venice trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Nice, France

— 5 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.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Lérins Islands (in Cannes) and Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay). Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Venice to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in July, expect nights in Nice to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Ronda.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

Ronda, Spain

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, visit Old City, and look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ronda trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Ronda takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Nice in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Ronda: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Neighborhoods

Seville, Spain

— 4 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Plaza de España, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Seville trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Seville, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods

Lisbon, Portugal

— 10 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). Dedicate the 9th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 11th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In August, Lisbon is a bit cooler than Seville - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Portugal travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.