21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel route builder
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Fly
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Rome
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
3
Siena
— 1 night
Drive
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Lucca
— 1 night
Drive
6
Pisa
— 1 night
Train
7
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Turin
— 1 night
Train
9
Milan
— 1 night
Drive
10
Sirmione
— 1 night
Drive
11
Verona
— 1 night
Train
12
Bologna
— 1 night
Drive
13
Padua
Shuttle
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Venice
— 3 nights
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Rome — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Pantheon. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, take a stroll through Via Condotti, and stop by Trastevere.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Rome is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in September: high temperatures in Rome hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:

Assisi — 1 night

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore.

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Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Assisi, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.
Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

Siena — 1 night

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 6th (Tue), make a trip to Piazza del Campo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Siena online road trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Siena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Siena are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

Florence — 3 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Museum-lovers will get to explore Pitti Palace and M.G. Design. Step out of Florence to go to Santa Brigida and see Castello del Trebbio, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Florence holiday maker app.

Getting from Siena to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Lucca.
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Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:

Lucca — 1 night

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
On the 10th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro, steep yourself in history at St Martin Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, then see the interesting displays at Puccini Museum - Casa Natale, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of San Frediano.

To find maps and more tourist information, refer to the Lucca holiday planner.

Drive from Florence to Lucca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Lucca can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Pisa.
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Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

Pisa — 1 night

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 11th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, and then stroll the grounds of Camposanto.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Pisa trip itinerary planner.

Pisa is just a short distance from Lucca. In September in Pisa, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Cinque Terre.
Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

Cinque Terre — 2 nights

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 12th (Mon), hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, and then relax and rejuvenate at Vernazza Massage and Reflexology. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): trek along Cinque Terre Trails, then discover the deep blue sea with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, and then explore the world behind art at Centro Arte Moderna e Contemporanea.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cinque Terre online travel planner.

You can take a train from Pisa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turin.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Spas
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Turin — 1 night

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
On the 14th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale Di Torino, then don't miss a visit to Via Roma, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Turin vacation site.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Turin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Cinque Terre, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Milan.
Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:

Milan — 1 night

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 15th (Thu): make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then explore the galleries of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary app.

Getting from Turin to Milan by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in September, expect nights in Milan to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sirmione.
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Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:

Sirmione — 1 night

Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Sirmione, explore the historical opulence of Castello Scaligero, then explore the ancient world of Grotte di Catullo, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Jamaica Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sirmione day trip website.

Drive from Milan to Sirmione in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In September in Sirmione, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Verona.
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:

Verona — 1 night

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
On the 17th (Sat), catch a live performance at Arena di Verona, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Verona road trip planning app.

You can drive from Sirmione to Verona in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Verona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Bologna.
Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

Bologna — 1 night

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, take a stroll through Quadrilatero, and then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bologna online road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Verona to Bologna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Bologna sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Padua.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:

Padua

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Padua trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bologna to Padua takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bologna in September, expect nights in Padua to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Venice.
Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:

Venice — 3 nights

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 19th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take a stroll through Dorsoduro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Venice holiday planner.

Take a shuttle from Padua to Venice in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Padua, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21: