21 days in Western Europe Itinerary

21 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Start: Charlotte, United States
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bologna, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Gordes, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Hyeres, France
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Shuttle + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Charlotte, United States

3
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fram Museum and National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet. Let the collections at Vigeland Museum and Holmenkollen Ski Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Kon-Tiki Museum, get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Fineart, and get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Oslo road trip website.

Charlotte, USA to Oslo is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Charlotte to Oslo. Traveling from Charlotte in June, expect Oslo to be colder, temps between 67°F and 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet ©
National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Holmenkollen Ski Museum ©
Holmenkollen Ski Museum

3
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.
Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Passeggiata lungo la restera (in Treviso) and Piazza dei Signori (in Padua). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Cannaregio, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, don't miss a visit to Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Fly from Oslo to Venice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, Venice is somewhat warmer than Oslo - with highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Passeggiata lungo la restera, Piazza dei Signori
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Palazzo Te and Santuario di Madonna di San Luca. Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Modena and Basilica San Vitale. Step out of Bologna with an excursion to Rotonda di San Lorenzo in Mantua--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita, get advice or help at Archiginnasio di Bologna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico, and contemplate the long history of Bologna War Cemetery.

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You can drive from Venice to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bologna are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mantua, Basilica San Vitale, Duomo di Modena
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Santuario di Madonna di San Luca ©
Santuario di Madonna di San Luca
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale

2
nights
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice, then take an in-depth tour of Museo del Carcere Le Nuove, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo di Antichita. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo di Anatomia Umana, take a memorable drive along Colline di Torino, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Elena Salamon Arte Moderna.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Turin trip planner.

Take a train from Bologna to Turin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bologna in June: highs in Turin hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gordes.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Museo del Carcere Le Nuove ©
Museo del Carcere Le Nuove
Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti ©
Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti
Museo di Anatomia Umana ©
Museo di Anatomia Umana

3
nights
Gordes, France

Gordes ©
Gordes is a commune in the Vaucluse département in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Le Sentier des Ocres and Gorges de la Nesque. Do your shopping at Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo and Il Etait Une Flamme. Get out of town with these interesting Gordes side-trips: Avignon (Palais des Papes, Pont d'Avignon, &more), Ventoux Aventure (in Mormoiron) and Distillerie A. Blachere (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Caves du Palais Saint Firmin, explore the ancient world of Village des Bories, examine the collection at Musee du Verre et du Vitrail, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Michel.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Gordes journey builder app.

Drive from Turin to Gordes in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Turin in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Gordes: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Gordes

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Avignon, Chateau St Saturnin Les Apt, Gorges de la Nesque, Ventoux Aventure, Distillerie A. Blachere
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Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Distillerie A. Blachere ©
Distillerie A. Blachere

4
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Get outdoors at Plage de Jean Blanc and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vieille Ville and Chapelle Sainte Roseline. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: La Ponche Beach (in Saint-Tropez), Sainte-Maxime (Pointe des Sardinaux & Plage de la Nartelle) and Plage de Cabasson (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Aiguebelle, head outdoors with Plage de Saint-Clair, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de L'Argentiere, and take in panoramic vistas at Chateau d'Hyeres.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hyeres trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gordes to Hyeres takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Hyeres, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyeres

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Sainte-Maxime, La Ponche Beach, Chapelle Sainte Roseline, La Croix radieuse Du Point Sublime du Faron
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Pointe des Sardinaux ©
Pointe des Sardinaux
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

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