23 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Siena, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the London road trip app.

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to London is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Port of Spain to London due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Port of Spain in September; daily highs in London reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 4 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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Siena.
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Siena, Italy — 1 night

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 16th (Sat), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and then make a trip to Piazza del Campo.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Siena itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Siena takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Siena are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence with an excursion to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, indulge your senses at Scenic wine tours in Tuscany, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
On the 21st (Thu), admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana.

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

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: TASTE3 (in Nafplio), Mycenae (Archaeological Site Mycenae & Lion Gate) and Corinth Canal (in Isthmia). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, appreciate the extensive heritage of Archea Korinthos, and make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Venice in September: high temperatures in Athens hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Tuscany travel guide

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Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.
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