26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
2
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 3 nights
4
Lyon, France
— 1 night
5
Nice, France
— 2 nights
6
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
9
Rome, Italy
— 1 night

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, stroll the grounds of Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip maker website.

Melbourne, Australia to Paris is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Paris is minus 9 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in September, with highs in Paris at °C and lows at °C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Munich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Heiliggeistkirche.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Munich trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Munich in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Munich. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Schloss Schleissheim, Starnberger See
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Schloss Schleissheim ©
Schloss Schleissheim
Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum ©
Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum

3
nights
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Take a break from the city and head to Trümmelbachfälle and North face Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Aletsch Glacier and Lotschental Valley. Venture out of the city with trips to Spiezer Rundwanderweg (in Spiez), Stockhorn (in Erlenbach im Simmental) and Trummer Woodcarving (in Adelboden). There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, take an in-depth tour of Lotschentaler Museum, and head outdoors with Air-Glaciers, S.A..

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen driving holiday site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Munich to Lauterbrunnen. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lotschental Valley, Lotschentaler Museum, Spiezer Rundwanderweg, Stockhorn
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
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Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Lotschentaler Museum ©
Lotschentaler Museum

1
night
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at Institut & Musee Lumiere, admire the striking features of Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, thentake an in-depth tour of Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon, and finally admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

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You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Lyon in 4.5 hours. September in Lyon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:
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Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon ©
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon

2
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ville medieval and Tourrettes-sur-Loup. Visit Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire and Haut de Cagnes for their historical value. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Eglise de Biot (in Biot), Baou de Saint Jeannet (in Saint Jeannet) and Musee Fragonard (in Grasse). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, wander the streets of Place Rossetti, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau.

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Getting from Lyon to Nice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Lyon in September, with lows around °C. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Eglise de Biot, Haut de Cagnes, Baou de Saint Jeannet, Tourrettes-sur-Loup, Ville medieval
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
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Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Ville medieval ©
Ville medieval

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Groppo, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Manarola, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Di San Pietro, and finally get into the urban bustle at Vernazza.

Start your trip to Cinque Terre by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Nice to Cinque Terre in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Nice in September since evenings lows in Cinque Terre dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Shopping
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Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Chiesa Di San Pietro ©
Chiesa Di San Pietro
Groppo ©
Groppo

3
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.
Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Galleria Borghese and Villa d'Este. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto), Tarquinia (Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense & Necropoli di Tarquinia) and Monastero Di S.Benedetto (in Subiaco). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, explore the galleries of Villa Farnesina, and take in the awesome beauty at Colle Aventino.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rome journey planner.

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Rome takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tarquinia, Villa d'Este, St. Peter's Basilica, Duomo di Orvieto, Monastero Di S.Benedetto
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Escape the urban bustle at Fornillo and Monte Faito e Panorama. Visit Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano and Spiaggia Grande for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, view the masterpieces at Art & Craft Gallery, take in the pleasant sights at Positano, and get outside with Walk of the Gods.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Positano trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Rome to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Positano. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Monte Faito e Panorama
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Monte Faito e Panorama ©
Monte Faito e Panorama
Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rome online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Catacombs of Saint Callixtus ©
Catacombs of Saint Callixtus
Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola ©
Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

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