25 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Versailles, France
— 1 night
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Lyon, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ars-sur-Formans, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Bellagio, Italy
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
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Paris, France — 2 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.
On the 1st (Mon), explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then make a trip to Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planning site.

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Paris. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 60°F and 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Versailles.
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Versailles, France — 1 night

Royal Paradise

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Versailles vacation planner.

Getting from Paris to Versailles by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Versailles are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Lyon.
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Lyon, France — 2 nights

Culinary Capital of France

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.
Lyon is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Colline de Fourviere, walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lyon tour site.

You can take a train from Versailles to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in May, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ars-sur-Formans.
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Ars-sur-Formans, France — 1 night

Ars-sur-Formans is a commune in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of eastern France.The inhabitants of the commune are known as Arsois or ArsoisesGeographyThe village is in the south-western part of the Ain department 33 km north of Lyon and 10 km east of Villefranche-sur-Saône in the heart of the Dombes region - known for its many lagoons. On the 6th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Basilique d'Ars and then don't miss a visit to Shrine Of St. John Vianney.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ars-sur-Formans road trip planner.

You can drive from Lyon to Ars-sur-Formans in an hour. May in Ars-sur-Formans sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride 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, make a trip to Spanish Steps, pause for some photo ops at La Pieta, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online travel planner.

You can drive from Ars-sur-Formans to Rome in 10.5 hours. Traveling from Ars-sur-Formans in May, Rome is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to fly to Verona.
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Verona, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): make a trip to Piazza Bra, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, make a trip to Torre dei Lamberti, then see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, then don't miss a visit to Cappella dei Notai, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Verona holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Verona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, Verona is little chillier at night with lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 3 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. On the 12th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, then examine the collection at Civic Archaeological Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Milan online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Milan sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Bellagio.
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Bellagio, Italy — 2 nights

Pearl of Lake Como

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Get out of town with these interesting Bellagio side-trips: Tremezzina (Villa del Balbianello & Villa Carlotta). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Como, admire the natural beauty at Parco di Villa Serbelloni, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Giacomo, and make a trip to Borgo di Pescallo.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bellagio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Bellagio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 4 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche, and take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna route planning site.

Traveling by flight from Bellagio to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 4 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Krakow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Barbican, Museum of Krakow, get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, and explore the world behind art at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu).

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Krakow trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Krakow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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