23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  15​h
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
3
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
4
Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Bellagio, Italy
— 2 nights
train + subway:  7​h 15​min
7
Sorrento, Italy
— 5 nights
+2
subway + train + Fly:  8​h 30​min
8
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: San Francisco, United States

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

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

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 15-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Paris. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: high temperatures in Paris hover around 70°F and lows are around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take a stroll through Old Town Square and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Mala strana, appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Neighborhoods Tours Historic Sites
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Food Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

4
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like BMW Museum and Cathedral of St Peter's. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Deutsches Museum and New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus). Step out of Munich with an excursion to Old Town in Regensburg--about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Nymphenburg Palace, explore and take pictures at Allianz Arena, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Munich itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Prague to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Munich are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Regensburg
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) ©
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus)
BMW Museum ©
BMW Museum

2
nights
Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Straza Bled, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle (Blejski Grad), and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bled and then identify plant and animal life at Lake Jasna.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bled sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Munich to Bled takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Venice.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), Lake Jasna
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Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner .

You can drive from Bled to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bled in September: high temperatures in Venice hover around 77°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bellagio.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Bellagio, Italy

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Parco di Villa Serbelloni, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Riva Bianca Beach, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Fattoria Didattica Sempreverde. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at i Giardini di Villa Melzi, then make a trip to Borgo di Pescallo, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Carlotta, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bellagio online visit planner .

You can drive from Venice to Bellagio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Bellagio sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Tremezzina, Fattoria Didattica Sempreverde, Riva Bianca Beach
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Fattoria Didattica Sempreverde ©
Fattoria Didattica Sempreverde
Riva Bianca Beach ©
Riva Bianca Beach

5
nights
Sorrento, Italy

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Family-friendly places like Fornillo and Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods) will thrill your kids. Step off the beaten path and head to Isola Ventotene and Piazza Tasso. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sorrento: Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei (in Pompeii). Dedicate the 7th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di Sant'Antonino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Sorrento, and admire the natural beauty at Villa Comunale.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sorrento online tour planner .

Getting from Bellagio to Sorrento by combination of train, bus, flight, and subway takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. In October, Sorrento is somewhat warmer than Bellagio - with highs of 72°F and lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Positano, Isola Ventotene, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

1
night
Paris, France

Paris ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle and then browse the exhibits of Palace of Versailles. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens and then admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

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Getting from Sorrento to Paris by combination of subway, train, and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and train; or drive. Traveling from Sorrento in October, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 62°F and 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Luxembourg Gardens ©
Luxembourg Gardens

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