42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Salerno, Italy
— 4 nights
5
Nafplio, Greece
— 1 night
6
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
7
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
8
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
9
Corfu Town, Greece
— 2 nights
10
Palermo, Italy
— 1 night
11
Nice, France
— 4 nights
12
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
13
Annecy, France
— 1 night
14
Paris, France
— 4 nights
15
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, stop by The Jordaan, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

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Toronto, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Toronto in June, with highs in Amsterdam at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take a stroll through Old Town, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, thentake a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, thentake in the views from Chapel Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Zurich trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, you will find days in Zurich are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

4
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in June; daily highs in Rome reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 10:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

4
nights
Salerno, Italy

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salerno: Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi), Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more) and I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos (in Praiano). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, make a trip to Promenade Trieste, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and stop by Lavorazione Artigianale Savastano.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salerno road trip site.

Traveling by car from Rome to Salerno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Salerno, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Food Tours, Paestum Ruins
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:
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Food Tours
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

1
night
Nafplio, Greece

Nafplio
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
On the 15th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, thenexplore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Luke Archibishop. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Corinth Canal and then steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Nafplio travel planner.

Getting from Salerno to Nafplio by flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Salerno in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Nafplio, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Corinth Canal, Archaeological Site Mycenae
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:
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Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 17th (Fri), take a stroll through Plaka, thentake an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Nafplio in June since evenings lows in Athens dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 19th (Sun), meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, thenstop by Nerium Oleander, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, thenlearn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally ponder the design of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain).

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Heraklion trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Heraklion, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, thenlearn about winemaking at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at the White, Santorini, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, thenstroll through Kamari Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Red Beach.

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You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Beaches Wineries

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Ekklisia Panagia Platsani
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

2
nights
Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): make a trip to Spianada Square, delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, and then take a stroll through Corfu Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Achilleion Museum, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Paleokastritsa Beach, thensee the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, and finally admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Corfu Town attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Corfu Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Corfu Town can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa Beach, Achilleion Museum
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

1
night
Palermo, Italy

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at Norman Palace, stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, and finally make a trip to Quattro Canti.

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You can fly from Corfu Town to Palermo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Corfu Town to Palermo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours
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Food Tours
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

4
nights
Nice, France

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois (in Tanneron) and Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marineland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, stop by Le Clos de Laure, and steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nice trip planner.

Fly from Palermo to Nice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois, Massif de l'Esterel, Marineland
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 29:
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Food Tours
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Marineland ©
Marineland

2
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Marseille trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Nice, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marseille, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques

1
night
Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
On the 2nd (Sat), make a trip to La Vieille Ville, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Annecy driving holiday website.

Getting from Marseille to Annecy by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Traveling from Marseille in July, expect Annecy to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Annecy

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:
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Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville
Parasailing & Paragliding

4
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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Montmartre, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Annecy to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daytime highs in Paris are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

5
nights
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 11:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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