32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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32 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Auckland, New Zealand
Fly:  30​h
1
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
5
Pisa, Italy
— 1 day
6
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
Pompeii, Italy
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Amalfi, Italy
— 4 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
9
Nice, France
— 1 night
10
Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
11
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 4 nights
train:  3​h
12
Zurich, Switzerland
— Few hours
Fly:  29​h
End: Auckland, New Zealand

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hydraiki Athens One Day Cruise, Mount Lycabettus, Parthenon, and other attractions you added. Bring the kids along to Plaka and Acropolis of Athens. Get some cultural insight at Acropolis Museum and Erechtheion. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Athens trip builder app .

Auckland, New Zealand to Athens is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Athens is minus 10 hours. While traveling from Auckland, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Parthenon ©
Parthenon

2
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sveti Jakov Beach, Cavtat Old Town, The Lazarettos, and other attractions. Popular historic sites such as Walls of Dubrovnik and Fort Lovrijenac are in your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip builder website .

You can fly from Athens to Dubrovnik in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in September, expect Dubrovnik to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Venice.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town

4
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Murano, Burano & Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour as well as Chiesa di San Salvador. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica di San Marco and Doge's Palace. St. Mark's Square and Campo del Ghetto will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Nature
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
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 Vernazza, Castello Doria, Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, and other attractions. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazzale Michelangelo and Basilica di Santa Croce. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Florence holiday planning app .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Cinque Terre
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

1
day
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 24th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, then stroll the grounds of Camposanto, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pisa driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Florence to Pisa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Battistero ©
Battistero
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Circus Maximus, Piazza del Campidoglio and Piazza di Spagna. Visit Palatine Hill and Colosseum for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Piazza Navona and St. Peter's Basilica. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rome itinerary builder site .

Fly from Pisa to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
day
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, and then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pompeii online travel planner .

Traveling by train from Rome to Pompeii takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Pompeii are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan

4
nights
Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Amalfi Coast to Capri Boat Excursion. Family-friendly places like Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods) and Lido di Ravello will thrill your kids. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Amalfi visit planning tool .

Traveling by train from Venice to Amalfi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Amalfi when traveling from Venice in September, with lows around 24°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Pompeii.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Lido di Ravello
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:
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Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

1
night
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.
Make your Nice itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Amalfi to Nice by combination of bus, train, and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amalfi in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Nice. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Genoa.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

1
night
Genoa, Italy

Genoa
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Plan trip to Genoa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Nice to Genoa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Genoa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Genoa

Outdoors Parks Nightlife
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4
nights
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
007 Walk of fame - Schilthorn has been added to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Jungfraujoch and Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle and take in the awesome beauty at Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen sightseeing app .

Traveling by car from Genoa to Lauterbrunnen takes 5.5 hours. You will leave for Zurich on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

007 Walk of fame - Schilthorn, Jungfraujoch, Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

few
hours
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planning website .

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Zurich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Zurich are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Tours
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