28 days in Europe Itinerary

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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
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Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive
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Carcassonne, France
— 2 nights
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Saint-Tropez, France
— 4 nights
Drive
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Menton, France
— 5 nights
Drive
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Stresa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Oetz, Austria
— 1 night
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Winterberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France — 1 night

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, and then make a trip to Terrasse de l'Ouest.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel vacation tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or take a train. July in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll set off for Bordeaux on the 20th (Thu).
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Bordeaux, France — 2 nights

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral and then take in the exciting artwork at La Petite Galerie de Bordeaux. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tour Pey-Berland, don't miss a visit to Place du Parlement, then do a tasting at Chateau de Reignac, and finally do a tasting at Chateau Cantenac.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bordeaux trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bordeaux takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in July, you will find days in Bordeaux are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Sebastian - Donostia.
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain — 3 nights

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bilbao (Wine Tours & Tastings, Puente Zubizuri, &more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at La Concha Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stop by INKA&CO, and take a stroll through Parte Vieja.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read San Sebastian - Donostia trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in San Sebastian - Donostia sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Carcassonne.
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Carcassonne, France — 2 nights

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, then do a tasting at Winemaker Workshops, and finally do a tasting at O'Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Centre Culturel De La Memoire Combattante, do a tasting at Chateau Canet, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Guery, and finally learn about winemaking at Chateau St Jacques d’Albas.

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Drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Carcassonne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Carcassonne: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to fly to Saint-Tropez.
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Saint-Tropez, France — 4 nights

Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Tropez: Saint-Raphael (Jardin Bonaparte, TakSea, &more), Frejus (Frejus Beach & Luna Park Frejus) and Chocolats et Gourmandises (in Roquebrune-sur-Argens). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at Musee de la Gendarmerie et du Cinema, and head outdoors with Eco Gliss.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Saint-Tropez route builder app.

You can fly from Carcassonne to Saint-Tropez in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Carcassonne in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Saint-Tropez, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Menton.
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Menton, France — 5 nights

Pearl of France

Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
Get out of town with these interesting Menton side-trips: Eze (The Church of Èze, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, &more), Eglise (in Villefranche-sur-Mer) and St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild & La Pointe de Saint Hospice). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Cimetiere du Trabuquet, contemplate the long history of Basilica St. Michel, and go for a stroll along the water at Port de Garavan.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Menton tour planner.

Drive from Saint-Tropez to Menton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Saint-Tropez in July: highs in Menton hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre, Italy — 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 6th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then get up close to creatures of the deep with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, and finally take some stellar pictures from Manarola scenic viewpoint. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Cinque Terre Trails, then hike along Il Sentiero da Levanto a Monterosso, then get great views at Salto della Lepre, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Scoglio Ciamia.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Menton to Cinque Terre takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Menton in August since evenings lows in Cinque Terre dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Pisa (Duomo di Pisa, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence online journey planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Stresa.
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Stresa, Italy — 2 nights

Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. On the 12th (Sat), head off the coast to Sapori d'Italia, Lago Maggiore, explore the landscape on two wheels at I Sentieri dei Lupi del Cornaggia - MTB, then view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, and finally step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Stresa online holiday maker.

Traveling by train from Florence to Stresa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Oetz.
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Oetz, Austria — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Rosengartenschlucht and then hit the slopes at Rosshutte.

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Getting from Stresa to Oetz by car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Stresa in August, expect Oetz to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 15°C. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Winterberg.
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Winterberg, Germany — 1 night

On the 15th (Tue), play a few rounds at Golfclub Winterberg, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kahler Asten, and then find something for the whole family at Erlebnisberg Kappe.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Winterberg planner.

Traveling by car from Oetz to Winterberg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Oetz in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Winterberg: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive back home.
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