13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly to Toulon/Hyeres, Ferry to Porquerolles Island
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Porquerolles Island, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
Drive
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Nice, France
Drive
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Cannes, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Saint-Tropez, France
— 1 night
Fly
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train
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Milan, Italy
— 1 day
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Pisa, Italy
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Paris, France — 2 nights

City of Light

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.
On the 16th (Sun), explore the activities along Seine River, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then wander the streets of Le Marais, and finally wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Miami, USA to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Paris is 6 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Miami in October; daily highs in Paris reach 62°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Porquerolles Island.
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Porquerolles Island, France — 1 night

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Porquerolles Island travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Paris to Porquerolles Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel to Monte-Carlo.
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco — 1 night

Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Casino Square, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Exotique de Monaco, make a trip to Prince's Palace, then examine the collection at The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of William Grover-Williams.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Monte-Carlo online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Porquerolles Island to Monte-Carlo takes 3 hours. October in Monte-Carlo sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nice.
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Nice, France

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.
For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary website.

Nice is just a stone's throw from Monte-Carlo. In October, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. You'll set off for Cannes on the 20th (Thu).
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Cannes, France — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): wander the streets of La Croisette, wander the streets of Rue d'Antibes, and then admire the masterpieces at Centre d'art La Malmaison at Cannes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): view the masterpieces at Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI, tour the pleasant surroundings at Juan les Pins Main Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannes tour planner.

You can drive from Nice to Cannes in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Cannes are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saint-Tropez.
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Saint-Tropez, France — 1 night

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 21st (Fri): stop by Rondini.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Tropez trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Cannes to Saint-Tropez in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. October in Saint-Tropez sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Zermatt.
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Zermatt, Switzerland — 2 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): hike along 5 Lakes Walk, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gornergrat, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Stockalper Palace, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Thermalquellen Brigerbad, then pause for some serene contemplation at Burgkirche Raron, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael.

For maps and more tourist information, read Zermatt day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Saint-Tropez to Zermatt takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then admire the masterpieces at Museo San Fedele, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Milan trip planner.

Take a train from Zermatt to Milan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. October in Milan sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, then stop by Cannaregio, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

Find out how to plan Venice trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pisa.
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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.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa road trip tool.

You can drive from Venice to Pisa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. On the 25th (Tue), you're off to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 26th (Wed), shop like a local with Trevimage, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Pisa to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Monaco travel guide

4.1
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.
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Swiss Alps travel guide

4.2
Bodies of Water · Observation Decks · Mountains
The stunning Swiss Alps cover 65 percent of the Switzerland's surface area with dramatic mountain scenery. Its spectacular peaks and valleys are the result of tectonic thrusts, among them the Jungfrau-Aletsch region, the first World Heritage Site in the Alps. Connected by a network of trains and cable cars, this majestic vacation spot is accessible for all. The Swiss Alps are home to some of the highest mountains in the Alps, including the Monte Rosa, which stands at 4,634 m (15,203 ft). Pristine white snow and perfect blue skies await you, and ski sports and hiking trails aplenty top the list of things to do.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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