32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train
2
Perpignan, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cannes, France
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Tremezzina, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Chamonix, France
— 1 night
Shuttle to Geneva, Fly to Paris
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train
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Nancy, France
— 1 night
Drive
9
Trier, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly
11
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Windsor, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and El Born. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ciutat Vella, explore the world behind art at Casa Vicens, get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, and stop by Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic).

To see photos and tourist information, read our Barcelona travel route builder tool.

Charlotte, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Charlotte in May, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (71°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Perpignan.
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Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours
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Perpignan, France — 2 nights

Perpignan is a city, a commune, and the capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Perpignan journey planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Perpignan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Perpignan can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. On the 21st (Sun), you'll travel to Cannes.
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Cannes, France — 2 nights

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and then take a stroll through Old Town. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Le Suquet, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cannes online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Perpignan to Cannes takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. May in Cannes sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Basilica of Santa Croce and Palazzo Vecchio. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to San Gimignano (Piazza del Duomo, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, &more) and Tenuta Torciano (in Ulignano). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, and admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Cannes to Florence in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and train. May in Florence sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tremezzina.
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Tremezzina, Italy — 1 night

The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, and then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Carlotta.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Tremezzina trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Florence to Tremezzina in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Tremezzina sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Chamonix.
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Chamonix, France — 1 night

Alpine Capital of the World

Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Domaine des Planards, take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chamonix trip planning tool.

Drive from Tremezzina to Chamonix in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 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.
Let the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Musee Rodin capture your imagination. Visiting Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee De Cluny, and examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Getting from Chamonix to Paris by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Nancy.
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Nancy, France — 1 night

Cultural Heart of Lorraine

Crossed by the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, Nancy has many small boats and péniches (barges) that navigate the canal waterways, giving you a fantastic vantage point of the city's historical architecture from the water.
On the 1st (Thu), steep yourself in history at Batterie de l'Eperon, admire the masterpieces at Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Montaigu, and finally don't miss a visit to Place Stanislas.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nancy trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Nancy takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Nancy can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Trier.
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Trier, Germany — 1 night

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
On the 2nd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Loewen Apotheke, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), then pause for some serene contemplation at Domstadt (Cathedral City), then delve into the distant past at Porta Nigra, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paulin-Kirche.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Trier trip builder website.

You can drive from Nancy to Trier in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Trier sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Zaanse Schans. Get a sense of the local culture at Rijksmuseum and The Jordaan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis, and walk around Vondelpark.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam online travel planner.

You can drive from Trier to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. June in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wallace Collection and Westminster. Your inner history buff will appreciate King's College Chapel and Houses of Parliament. Venture out of the city with trips to Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial (in Cambridge) and IWM Duxford (in Duxford). Next up on the itinerary: explore the landscape on two wheels at BrakeAway Bike Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of British Library, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our London tour planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Windsor.
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Windsor, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. Weald & Downland Living Museum and Petworth House and Park will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Windsor Castle and Windsor & Royal Borough Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Windsor: Brooklands Museum (in Weybridge) and Hampton Court Palace (in East Molesey). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Chapel and settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Windsor trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from London to Windsor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Windsor are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Glasgow.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 12th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Doune Castle, step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, and then pause for some photo ops at National Wallace Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at People's Palace and Winter Gardens, then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Necropolis, and finally browse the exhibits of The Glasgow School of Art.

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You can fly from Windsor to Glasgow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Windsor in June, expect Glasgow to be slightly colder, temps between 64°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 3 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Irish Whiskey Museum and The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guinness Storehouse and EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, see the interesting displays at Dublinia, contemplate the long history of 14 Henrietta Street, and pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Glasgow to Dublin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June in Dublin, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Lake Como travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Churches
A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."
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Meurthe-et-Moselle travel guide

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Landmarks · Art Museums · Parks