59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe attractions planner

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Nantes, France
— 4 nights
Fly
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Turin, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bergamo, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Verona, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Pula, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Rijeka, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Zadar, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Split, Croatia
— 6 nights
Fly
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 6 nights
Drive
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bar, Montenegro
— 5 nights
Drive to Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase, Fly to Paris

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Nantes, France

— 4 nights

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chateau des Aventuriers and Sous-Marin l'Espadon. Take a break from the city and head to Club Albatros and The Settlers. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nantes: Port De St Goustan (in Auray), Le Grand Defi (in Saint-Julien-des-Landes) and Centre Historique de Vannes (in Vannes). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Parc Oriental de Maulevrier, admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Plantes, soar above the sights with Montgolfiere Sensation, and examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nantes trip planning site.

Paris to Nantes is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Turin.

Things to do in Nantes

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Turin, Italy

— 5 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Val Ferret and Rifugio Vittorio Sella. Escape the urban bustle at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso and Rifugio Arbolle. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in La Salle), Riserva Naturale Lozon (in Verrayes) and Lillaz Waterfalls (in Cogne). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at MAO - Museo d'Arte Orientale, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, fly down the slopes at Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area, and make a trip to Piazza Vittorio Veneto.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Turin trip builder tool.

Getting from Nantes to Turin by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nantes in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Turin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bergamo.

Things to do in Turin

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bergamo, Italy

— 5 nights

City of a Thousand

In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo and Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero. Visiting Fly Emotion and Alpe Pedroria e Alpe Madrera will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Bergamo side-trips: Valle Vertova (in Vertova), Villa Monastero (in Varenna) and Val Sanguigno (in Valgoglio). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Mura Venete, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, admire the striking features of La Citta Alta, and take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Villa Melzi.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bergamo trip planner.

You can drive from Turin to Bergamo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Turin, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bergamo, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Bergamo

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Italy

— 5 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
You'll get in some beach time at Lago di Ledro and Spiaggia Castelletto di Brenzone. Step out of the city life by going to Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family and Jamaica Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Verona side-trips: Spiaggia-Passeggiata delle Muse (in Sirmione), Old Ponale Road Path (in Riva Del Garda) and Lago di Tenno (in Tenno). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate Val Genova, take in the views from Ponte Pietra, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Signori, and trek along Percorso Natura.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bergamo to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Verona, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 5 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.
Explore hidden gems such as La spiaggia di Pluto and Santuario della Madonna dell'Angelo. Visit Eraclea Beach and Bibione Spiaggia for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Bibione Lighthouse (in Bibione), Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua) and Sottomarina (Bagni Nuova Marina Sirenella & Playa Punta Canna). There's much more to do: get outside with Like a Venetian, take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, wander the streets of Cannaregio, and kick back and relax at Bagni Alberoni.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Venice day trip planning app.

Getting from Verona to Venice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pula.

Things to do in Venice

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Pula, Croatia

— 5 nights
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arco dei Sergi and Tito's Park. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Duga Uvala beach. When in Pula, make a side trip to see Zip Line Pazinska Jama in Pazin, approximately Pazin away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Felsen Strand, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lima Bay, have fun and explore at MEMO Museum Pula, and get outside with Samy's Ranch.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Pula online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Pula takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Pula can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rijeka.

Things to do in Pula

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Rijeka, Croatia

— 5 nights
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Beach Havisce Jadranovo and Sablicevo. Explore hidden gems such as Rastoke and Medevja Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Marine Sport Dive Center in Moscenicka Draga (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plaza Glavanovo, stop by Samovar Tea Shop, make a trip to The Islamic Center of Rijeka, and get to know the fascinating history of Lungo Mare.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rijeka vacation website.

You can drive from Pula to Rijeka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Rijeka sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zadar.

Things to do in Rijeka

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Zadar, Croatia

— 4 nights
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Church of St. Donat and The Forum. You'll get in some beach time at Šimuni Beach and Borik Beach. Explore Zadar's surroundings by going to Jadro Beach (in Vir) and Bosana Beach Pag (in Pag). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Rozica Beach, head outdoors with Kayak & Bike Adventure, stroll through Nin's Lagoon, and delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zadar road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Rijeka to Zadar takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Rijeka in August, Zadar is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Split, Croatia

— 6 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Escape the urban bustle at Bacvice Beach and Copacabana Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bene Beach and Duilovo Beach. Explore Split's surroundings by going to Historic City of Trogir (in Trogir) and Zipline (in Omiš). Dedicate the 16th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kastelet Beach, pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, contemplate the long history of Old Split, and kick back and relax at Firule Beach.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Split trip maker site.

You can drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in August, Split is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 6 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
Get outdoors at Copacabana Beach and Sveti Jakov Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lapad and Dance Beach. Explore Dubrovnik's surroundings by going to Cavtat (Cavtat Seaside Promenade & Cavtat Old Town). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lapad Beach, stop by House of Nature, contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery, and make a trip to Pile Gate.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Split to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mostar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 2 nights
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar, browse the exhibits of The Hamam Museum, then contemplate the long history of Old Bridge (Stari Most), and finally make a trip to Mehmed Karadoz Moschee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Apparition Hill, take in the dramatic scenery at Kravica, and then admire the landmark architecture of Public Turkish Bath.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mostar trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Mostar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Dubrovnik in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Mostar, with highs around 39°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bar.

Things to do in Mostar

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Bar, Montenegro

— 5 nights
Thanks to its industrial area and busy port, Bar remains off radar for most casual tourists.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Beach Galija and Sutomore Beach. Relax by the water at Pržno Beach and Lučica Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to King’s Beach (in Sveti Stefan) and Ulcinj (Mojito Beach & Small Beach). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Veliki Pijesak Beach, stroll through Red Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Scuba Quest Montenegro.

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Getting from Mostar to Bar by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Mostar in August, Bar is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bar

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips