12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Syvota, Greece
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Venice, Italy
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Sirmione, Italy
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Milan, Italy
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Como, Italy
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Milan, Italy
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Sanremo, Italy
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Marseille, France
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Aix-en-Provence, France
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Marseille, France
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Saint-Tropez, France
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Cannes, France
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Nice, France
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St-Paul-de-Vence, France
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Nice, France
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Eze, France
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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Genoa, Italy
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Portofino, Italy
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Pisa, Italy
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Florence, Italy
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Siena, Italy
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Ancona, Italy
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Syvota, Greece

Syvota is a village and a former municipality in Thesprotia, Epirus, Greece. To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Syvota journey planning app.

Ioannina to Syvota is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In July, daytime highs in Syvota are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You will leave for Venice on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Syvota

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:

Venice, Italy

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ponte dei Sospiri, Basilica di San Marco, St Mark's Campanile, and other attractions. On the 10th (Sat), make a trip to Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary site.

Drive from Syvota to Venice in 19 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sirmione.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

Sirmione, Italy

Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Your day by day itinerary now includes Grotte di Catullo, Chiesa di San Pietro in Mavino and Castello Scaligero. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesetta di S. Anna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro in Mavino, and finally delve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sirmione travel app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Sirmione takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Sirmione

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

Milan, Italy

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
You've added I Navigli, Corso Venezia, Sempione Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take a stroll through Quadrilatero d'Oro, don't miss a visit to Piazza Mercanti, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Teatrale alla Scala, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Scala.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Milan holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Sirmione to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Como.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

Como, Italy

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
On the 11th (Sun), look for gifts at Le Chicche torte di caramelle By Bijoux and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo).

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Como trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Como by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In July, daytime highs in Como are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Como

Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:

Milan, Italy

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

To find traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Como to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 12th (Mon), you're off to Sanremo.

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:

Sanremo, Italy

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): make a trip to Statua della Vittoria, then delve into the distant past at Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia), and then grab your bike and head to Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sanremo journey app.

Drive from Milan to Sanremo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Sanremo

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:

Marseille, France

— 1 night

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cathédrale La Major, La Canebiere, Chateau d'If, and other attractions.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Marseille online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Sanremo to Marseille in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Sanremo in July, expect nights in Marseille to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:

Aix-en-Provence, France

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): make a trip to Librairie Le Blason.

Before you visit Aix-en-Provence, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Aix-en-Provence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marseille.
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:

Marseille, France

— 1 night

Gateway to Provence

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Marseille itinerary planner.

Getting from Aix-en-Provence to Marseille by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:

Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Grimaud and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Pampelonne.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Tropez trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Saint-Tropez takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

Cannes, France

Festival City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rue d'Antibes, Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance, La Croisette, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): catch a live performance at Palais des Festivals et des Congres of Cannes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance, then take a stroll through La Croisette, then take a stroll through Rue d'Antibes, and finally visit Le Suquet.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cannes trip planner.

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Cannes in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. When traveling from Saint-Tropez in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Cannes, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

Nice, France

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jardin du Monastere de Cimiez, Jardin botanique, Observatoire de la Cote d’Azur, and other attractions you added. On the 15th (Thu), gain interesting insight with La Tour Bellanda, make a trip to Place Massena, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, then steep yourself in history at Place Garibaldi, then hunt for treasures at Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya, and finally examine the collection at Terra Amata Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nice sightseeing planner.

Getting from Cannes to Nice by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cannes in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nice, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to St-Paul-de-Vence.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

St-Paul-de-Vence, France

Saint-Paul-de-Vence is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our St-Paul-de-Vence tour planning tool.

St-Paul-de-Vence is just a stone's throw from Nice. In July, daily temperatures in St-Paul-de-Vence can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You'll set off for Nice on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in St-Paul-de-Vence

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:

Nice, France

— 1 night

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip maker tool.

Nice is just a short distance from St-Paul-de-Vence. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel to Eze.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:

Eze, France

Hillside villages along the Mediterranean coast don't come more picturesque than Eze, attracting vacationers with its perfectly preserved medieval streets, colorful botanical gardens, and sweeping sea views.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Eze online holiday planner.

Eze is just a short distance from Nice. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Eze

Parks
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:
Highlights from your trip

Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Jardin Exotique de Monaco, Casino of Monte-Carlo, Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): listen to music at Opera de Monte-Carlo, try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo, don't miss a visit to Prince's Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardin Exotique de Monaco.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Monte-Carlo road trip planning website.

Monte-Carlo is just a short distance from Eze. July in Monte-Carlo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

Genoa, Italy

— 1 night
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Porta Soprana, Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco, Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Rosso, appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, then admire the masterpieces at Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Porta Soprana.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Genoa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Monte-Carlo to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portofino.

Things to do in Genoa

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

Portofino, Italy

Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Portofino online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Portofino takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Portofino can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. On the 17th (Sat), you're off to Pisa.

Things to do in Portofino

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Transportation
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:

Pisa, Italy

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Pisa itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Portofino to Pisa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portofino in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Pisa, with lows of 21°C. You will leave for Florence on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Pisa

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Boboli Gardens, Pitti Palace, Basilica of Santa Croce, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take a stroll through Piazza della Repubblica, appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, then browse the exhibits of Museo Nazionale del Bargello, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Palazzo Medici Riccardi.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

Siena, Italy

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
You've added Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici, Torre del Mangia, Palazzo Piccolomini, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): make a trip to Piazza del Campo, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Piccolomini, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Siena trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ancona.

Things to do in Siena

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:

Ancona, Italy

Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region in central Italy, with a population of around 101,997. On the 19th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Maria della Piazza.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ancona trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Siena to Ancona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Siena in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ancona: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Syvota.

Things to do in Ancona

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:
Highlights from your trip

Syvota, Greece

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Syvota trip planner.

You can drive from Ancona to Syvota in 17 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ancona in July: highs in Syvota hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Syvota

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:

Igoumenitsa travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Fishing Charters & Tours
Igoumenitsa, is a coastal city in northwestern Greece. It is the capital of the regional unit of Thesprotia.Igoumenitsa is the chief port of Thesprotia and Epirus, and one of the largest passenger ports of Greece, connecting northwestern Mainland Greece with the Ionian Islands and Italy. The city is built on easternmost end of the Gulf of Igoumenitsa in the Ionian Sea and primary aspects of the economy are maritime, transport, services, agriculture and tourism. The 670km long Egnatia Highway, which serves northern Greece, terminates at Igoumenitsa, making it a popular starting point for tourists coming from Europe and ending point for trucks from Turkey.Igoumenitsa features many shops, schools, offices and cargo storages, a Technological Educational Institute, a library, an archeological museum, several sport stadiums and tennis courses, a courthouse and a medical clinic. The Thesprotia Police Headquarters and the Municipal Sailing Club are located here. The city itself is built on the slopes of a forested mountain and expands perimetrically around the gulf.The 2011 census recorded 25,814 inhabitants for the wider Municipality, of which 9,820 in the municipal unit of Igoumenitsa proper. Igoumenitsa is known for being surrounded by several forests and for its blue waters. The nearby Drepanos Beach is one of the longest sand beaches in the region, with a length of over 7 kilometers.NamesIgoumenitsa is known by various names in different time periods. Igoumenitsa's original ancient name used to be Titani (Τιτάνη), Gitani, Gitana, and Goumani. During the medieval and ottoman times, it was known as Grava (Γράβα) which means "cave". In 1938, after it became the capital city of the prefecture of Thesprotia, its name was changed to the current Igoumenitsa. The name is a derivation from the Greek word Igoumeni which means "commander; abbot". The name has been adopted as Gomenizza in Italian and as Gumenicë in Albanian.

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Monaco travel guide

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Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.