58 days in Europe Itinerary

58 days in Europe Itinerary

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58 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Ottawa, Canada
plane:  13​h 30​min
1
Leeds, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
6
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
7
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Bucharest, Romania
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
10
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
11
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
12
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
13
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
14
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
15
St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 3 nights
train:  8​h 15​min
16
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
17
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
18
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
19
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
20
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
21
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Ottawa, Canada

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Leeds, United Kingdom

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Oswald's Church, steep yourself in history at Saltaire Village, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kirkstall Abbey, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tropical World, and finally stroll around Roundhay Park. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Thackray Medical Museum, contemplate the long history of Guiseley Well, then walk around Golden Acre Park, and finally take a peaceful walk through Adel Dam Nature Reserve.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Leeds road trip website .

Ottawa, Canada to Leeds is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Ottawa to Leeds. When traveling from Ottawa in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Leeds: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Leeds

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Saltaire Village
Highlights from your plan
Tropical World ©
Tropical World
Saltaire Village ©
Saltaire Village
Adel Dam Nature Reserve ©
Adel Dam Nature Reserve

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 11th (Mon), make a trip to Tower of London, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and then contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our London travel route planning app .

Traveling by train from Leeds to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then wander the streets of Montmartre.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Paris online trip maker .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Explore hidden gems such as St Symphorien Military Cemetery and MOOF Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Grand Place and Serres Royales De Laeken. Step out of Brussels with an excursion to Abbaye de Villers in Villers-la-ville--about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Gilles, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and browse the exhibits of Atomium.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels travel route planning site .

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Brussels are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Abbaye de Villers, St Symphorien Military Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to De Duif and Begijnhof. Popular historic sites such as Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Portuguese Synagogue are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, make a trip to Museum Quarter, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and browse the collection at OBA Library of Amsterdam.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 21st (Thu), take a stroll through Mitte, then pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule), and then take an in-depth tour of Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, then kick back and relax at Strandbar Mitte, then contemplate the long history of Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen, and finally admire the architecture and history at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Berlin online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bratislava.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Highlights from your plan
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church ©
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Visit Bratislava Old Town and Cerveny Kamen Castle for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Devin Castle and Old Castle Banska Stiavnica. Explore Bratislava's surroundings by going to Kalvaria (in Banska Stiavnica), Trenciansky Hrad (in Trencin) and Nitra (Kostol sv. Ladislava & Nitra Castle). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, don't miss a visit to Beckov castle, explore the ancient world of Cachtice Castle, and admire the masterpieces at Nedbalka Gallery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bratislava tour itinerary app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Berlin to Bratislava in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Bratislava are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Nitra, Banska Stiavnica, Cachtice Castle, Trenciansky Hrad, Beckov castle
Highlights from your plan
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Halaszbastya and Matthias Church. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Fenyes Education Trail of Tata. Get out of town with these interesting Budapest side-trips: Nemzeti Botanikus Kert (in Vacratot) and Prehistoric Man Exhibition (in Vertesszolos). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, examine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Margaret Island.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Budapest online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Nemzeti Botanikus Kert, Prehistoric Man Exhibition, Fenyes Education Trail of Tata
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Stavropoleos Monastery and Saint George New Church (Biserica Sfantul Gheorghe Nou) will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Biserica Sf. Nicolae and The Art Collections Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Mogosoaia Palace in Mogosoaia (about 34 minutes away). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Patriarchal Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Coral Temple, don't miss a visit to Revolution Square (Piata Revolutiei), and admire the striking features of Biserica Kretzulescu.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bucharest online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Bucharest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Bucharest are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Mogosoaia Palace
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Mogosoaia Palace ©
Mogosoaia Palace

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Temple of Hephaestus and Fortress Palamidi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Byzantine Church of the Panagias (in Agia Triada), Mycenae (Lion Gate & Citadel and Treasury of Atreus) and Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Plaka, explore the ancient world of Temple of Athena Nike, make a trip to Philopappos Hill, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Bucharest to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Bucharest in June, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nafplio, Mycenae, Byzantine Church of the Panagias
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Forum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro, explore the world behind art at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Domenico Maggiore, and finally take a stroll through Decumani di Napoli. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro, engage your brain at Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, then contemplate the long history of The Neapolis Buried, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pio Monte della Misericordia.

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You can fly from Athens to Naples in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Naples due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Naples are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Forum
Highlights from your plan
Catacombe di San Gennaro ©
Catacombe di San Gennaro
Cloister of Santa Chiara ©
Cloister of Santa Chiara
Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro ©
Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro

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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 9th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Vatican Necropolis, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Pietro in Vincoli. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Gesu, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip site .

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Rome, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Chiusdino (Eremo di Montesiepi & Abbazia di San Galgano). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, browse the exhibits of Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Florence road trip planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Chiusdino
Highlights from your plan
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
On the 15th (Mon), get great views at Minceta Fortress, then enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then contemplate the long history of Dominican Monastery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik holiday maker app .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Florence to Dubrovnik in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dominican Monastery ©
Dominican Monastery
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola

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St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz ©
St.
Step out of the city life by going to Marmites des geants and Lake St. Moritz. Do some cultural sightseeing at Schloss Tarasp and Benedictine Convent of Saint John Mustair. Explore St. Moritz's surroundings by going to Landwasser Viaduct (in Filisur) and Haus Clagluna (in Ardez). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Engadine Museum, get great views at Muottas Muragl, and explore the world behind art at Berry Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz tour planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dubrovnik to St. Moritz. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dubrovnik in June, with highs in St. Moritz at 21°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Schloss Tarasp, Haus Clagluna, Landwasser Viaduct, Marmites des geants, Benedictine Convent of Saint John Mustair
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Schloss Tarasp ©
Schloss Tarasp
Landwasser Viaduct ©
Landwasser Viaduct

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 19th (Fri), enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish church of St Mauritius, then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, then get outside with Alpine Adventures Zermatt, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen, and finally snap pictures at Hangebrucke.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from St. Moritz to Zermatt takes 8.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alpine Adventures Zermatt (Fly Zermatt) ©
Hohbalmen ©
Hohbalmen
Intercontinental Church Society ©
Intercontinental Church Society

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): cool off at Bains des Paquis, examine the collection at Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde, then see the interesting displays at Musee Ariana, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, see the interesting displays at Musee d'ethnographie de Geneve, then take in the history at Kawa Game, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Sulpice (Eglise de St-Sulpice).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Geneva takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Eglise de Saint-Sulpice
Highlights from your plan
Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica
Eglise de Saint-Sulpice ©
Eglise de Saint-Sulpice
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Vieille Ville and Ville medieval are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Colline du Chateau overlook and Promenade des Anglais. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Promenade Le Corbusier (in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin) and Basilica St. Michel (in Menton). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastère de Cimiez, stroll the grounds of Cemetery of the Old Chateau, and step into the grandiose world of Palais Lascaris.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nice attractions planning app .

Traveling by flight from Geneva to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Geneva in June, Nice is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Menton, Haut de Cagnes, Promenade Le Corbusier, Villa Kerylos, Ville medieval
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
St Nicholas Cathedral ©
St Nicholas Cathedral

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. Step off the beaten path and head to Ciutat Vella and Palau de Lloctinent. There's much more to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barri de Gracia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, and examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Nice to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, then explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, then contemplate the long history of Plaza mayor de Chinchon, and finally admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor.

To find out how to plan a trip to Madrid, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in June, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Toledo, Plaza mayor de Chinchon
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take a stroll through Belém Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Domingos ( Santa Justa e Rufina ), then steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally take a stroll through Alfama.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in July, things will get a bit cooler in Lisbon: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
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