26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
2
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
3
Nice, France
— 2 nights
4
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
9
Oberammergau, Germany
— 2 nights
10
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
11
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
12
Paris, France
— 1 night


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2
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 still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and make a trip to Louvre Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in June, with highs in Paris at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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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.
On the 20th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Calanques, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Marseille trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in June, with highs in Marseille at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calanques
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Le Vieux Port
Le Vieux Port

2
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Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Nice to Cannes to see La Croisette about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, have some family-friendly fun at SENSAS Nice, and stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Nice trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Marseille, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nice, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Marineland, La Croisette
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Marineland ©
Marineland
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

2
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 24th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Di San Pietro, trek along Cinque Terre Trails, explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, thenstroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally get into the urban bustle at Vernazza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, make a trip to Oratorio della Confraternita dei Neri Mortis et Orationis, and then make a trip to Borgo Antico.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre tour builder tool.

Getting from Nice to Cinque Terre by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nice in June, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Cinque Terre. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
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Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take a stroll through Trastevere, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome sightseeing app.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Rome by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June in Rome, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Piazza del Campo & Battistero di San Giovanni). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence journey planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel) and Arena di Verona (in Verona). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Venice holiday builder site.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Venice are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Arena di Verona
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and then take an in-depth tour of Stadtmuseum.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Innsbruck takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Venice in July; daily highs in Innsbruck reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Oberammergau.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums

Side Trip

Swarovski Kristallwelten
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The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
Stadtmuseum ©
Stadtmuseum

2
nights
Oberammergau, Germany

Oberammergau ©
Nestled in a valley within the Bavarian Alps, Oberammergau is known not only for its famous theater productions, but also for its large selection of dining, shopping, and traditional crafts.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof, head outdoors with Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oberammergau Church, thenget outside with Laber, and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Oberammergau travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Oberammergau takes 2.5 hours. In July in Oberammergau, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Oberammergau

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Schloss Linderhof, Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Alpine Coaster Oberammergau ©
Alpine Coaster Oberammergau
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the activities along English Garden, thencontemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Munich day trip planner.

Getting from Oberammergau to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 10th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zurich visit planner.

Drive from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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Paris, France

Paris ©
On the 11th (Sat), take a stroll through Montmartre, get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, and then don't miss a visit to Pont Alexandre III.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees
Pont Alexandre III ©
Pont Alexandre III

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