33 days in Western Europe Itinerary

33 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Start: Porto, Portugal
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train + Subway:  3 h
5
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
+3
Bus + Train + Bus + Fly:  8 h
6
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Porto, Portugal

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 21st (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Cabo da Roca and then explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, then take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge.

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Porto to Lisbon is an approximately 2.5- hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Quinta da Regaleira, Cabo da Roca
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then visit El Barri Gòtic, then make a trip to Casa Batllo, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then walk around Parc Guell.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria. Get some cultural insight at Piazza del Duomo and Basilica of Santa Croce. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa), Siena (Duomo di Siena & Piazza del Campo) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in October since evenings lows in Florence dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Castello del Trebbio
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palatine Hill and Church of St. Louis of the French. Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Pantheon are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Villa Adriana (in Tivoli). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Roman Forum, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and explore the galleries of Vatican Museums.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto, Villa Adriana
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

4
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Popular historic sites such as Centro Storico Ravello and Duomo di Ravello are in your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Spiaggia di castiglione and Lido di Ravello. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: Fornillo (in Positano) and I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos (in Praiano). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ravello trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Ravello by combination of train and subway takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Scala, Fornillo, I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Get some historical perspective at Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Center of Vienna and Schonbrunner Gardens. Change things up with a short trip to Melk Abbey in Melk (about 1h 05 min away). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vienna trip app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Ravello to Vienna in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ravello in November: highs in Vienna hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims and Île de la Cité. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of The Trianons & The Hamlet, wander the streets of Montmartre, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Paris are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in London can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

4
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Urquhart Castle and Culloden Battlefield. Eilean Donan Castle and Battlefield Select Tours are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Beauly (Glen Strathfarrar & Aigas Field Centre), Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn (in Struy) and RSPB - Insh Marshes (in Kingussie). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Abernethy National Nature Reserve and don't miss a visit to Wardlaw Mausoleum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip itinerary planning website.

Do a combination of train and flight from London to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from London in November, things will get a bit cooler in Inverness: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Inverness

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beauly, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, Abernethy National Nature Reserve, Shieldaig Falconry, Eilean Donan Castle
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kilkenny Castle and Christ Church Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Dublin Castle. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and take an in-depth tour of 14 Henrietta Street.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Inverness to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. In November, daytime highs in Dublin are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kilkenny Castle
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14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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