50 days in Europe Itinerary

50 days in Europe Itinerary

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50 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Victoria, Canada
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Cannes, France
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
5
Baunei, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Alghero, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
+3
train + shuttle + Fly + taxi:  8​h
9
Naxos, Greece
— 5 nights
ferry:  5​h 30​min
10
Plakias, Greece
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
11
Andros, Greece
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  27​h
End: Victoria, Canada

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Get some historical perspective at Royal Palace and Stockholm Old Town. Do some cultural sightseeing at Skansen and Vasa Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska, examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, explore the activities along Soderbysjon, and learn about all things military at Royal Armory.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Stockholm road trip site .

Victoria, Canada to Stockholm is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time is 9 hours. Traveling from Victoria in July, you will find days in Stockholm are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

1
night
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
On the 12th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then pause for some photo ops at Sultanahmet Square, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Horn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), take a stroll through Sultanahmet District, then steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Istanbul takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Stockholm in July, expect Istanbul to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Arc de Triomphe. Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Chateau de Fontainebleau in Fontainebleau (about 1h 05 min away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Paris takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Paris. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Istanbul in July; daily highs in Paris reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chateau de Fontainebleau
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau

6
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Step out of the city life by going to La plage and Scuba & Snorkeling. Appreciate the collections at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannes: Les Grottes de Villecroze (in Villecroze), Chartreuse de la Verne (in Collobrieres) and Escalet Beach (in Ramatuelle). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Lérins Islands, wander the streets of Rue d'Antibes, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, and get to know the fascinating history of Le Suquet.

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

You can do a combination of flight and train from Paris to Cannes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Cannes, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Baunei.

Things to do in Cannes

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins, Chartreuse de la Verne, La plage, Les Grottes de Villecroze, Chateau de Grimaud
Highlights from your plan
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

5
nights
Baunei, Italy

Baunei ©
Baunei is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian island of Sardinia.GeographyThe municipality of Baunei is located about 100km northeast of Cagliari and about 11km north of Tortolì. Parc - Paleo Archeo Centro and Menhir Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Relax by the water at Piscine di Venere and Cala Biriala. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baunei: Fonte Sacra Su Tempiesu (in Orune), Barumini (Casa Zapata Museum & Su Nuraxi) and Bari Sardo (Spiaggia di Cea & Torre di Barì). The adventure continues: stroll through Cala Mariolu, kick back and relax at Cala dei Gabbiani, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro al Golgo, and take in the dramatic natural features at Il Monolite di Pedra Longa.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Baunei trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Cannes to Baunei takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Traveling from Cannes in July, Baunei is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Alghero.

Things to do in Baunei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Barumini, Bari Sardo, Parc - Paleo Archeo Centro, Fonte Sacra Su Tempiesu, Menhir Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cala Goloritzè ©
Cala Goloritzè
Piscine di Venere ©
Piscine di Venere
Spiaggia di Cala Luna ©
Spiaggia di Cala Luna

6
nights
Alghero, Italy

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spiaggia dell'Arco and Spiaggia La Marinedda. Escape the urban bustle at Spiaggia Mari Ermi and Spiaggia della Pelosetta. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alghero: Nuraghe Losa (in Abbasanta), Porto Alabe Beach (in Tresnuraghes) and Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis (in Cabras). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at La Pelosa Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco, and stroll through Spiaggia Mugoni.

To plan Alghero vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Baunei to Alghero in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Baunei in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 21°C in Alghero. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cabras, Stintino, Spiaggia La Marinedda, Spiaggia dell'Arco, Porto Alabe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia dell'Arco ©
Spiaggia dell'Arco
La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Spiaggia della Pelosetta ©
Spiaggia della Pelosetta

2
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.
On the 5th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Giardino del lago and then enjoy the sand and surf at Stabilimento Balneare la Baia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, and then stroll through Calypso Beach Village.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rome trip planning app .

You can fly from Alghero to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Calypso Beach Village, Giardino del lago, Stabilimento Balneare la Baia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Clement Basilica ©
St. Clement Basilica
Stabilimento Balneare la Baia Beach ©

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Lido Di Camaiore. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Centro Storico and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip app .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Florence. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

5
nights
Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Alyko Beach and Fish & Olive. You'll explore and learn at Eggares Olive Press Museum and Distillery M. G. Vallindras Eirini Frangoudaki. Change things up with these side-trips from Naxos: Panormos Beach (in Panormos) and Matoyianni Street (in Mykonos Town). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kastraki Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Prokopios Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Cathedral, and take a peaceful walk through Alyko Dimou Naxou.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Naxos trip maker website .

Getting from Florence to Naxos by combination of train, flight, and ferry takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Florence to Naxos is 1 hour. Traveling from Florence in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Naxos, with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Plakias.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Matoyianni Street
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Portara ©
Portara

5
nights
Plakias, Greece

Plakias ©
Get outdoors at Episkopi Beach and Damnoni Beach. Let the collections at Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Wooden Museum capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Plakias: Spili (The Lion Fountain & Folk Museum of Spili), Heraklion (Douloufakis Winery & Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete) and Karavostasi Beach (in Bali).

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Plakias trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Naxos to Plakias takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Andros.

Things to do in Plakias

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Heraklion, Spili, Episkopi Beach, Frangokastello Beach, Kalamaki Beach
Highlights from your plan
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Skinaria Beach ©
Skinaria Beach

4
nights
Andros, Greece

Andros ©
Andros, also called Chora, is a town and a former municipality on the island of Andros, in the Cyclades, Greece. Explore hidden gems such as Vlychada Beach and Vitali Beach. Get some cultural insight at Cyclades Olive Museum and Ypsili. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Agios Petros Beach, don't miss a visit to Platia Afanous Nafti, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Paleopolis, and Head underground at Cave Foros.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Andros day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Plakias to Andros. August in Andros sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Andros

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cyclades Olive Museum ©
Cyclades Olive Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art ©
Museum of Contemporary Art
Archaeological Museum of Paleopolis ©

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