32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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32 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
bus + Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
9
York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
10
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

1
night
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
On the 1st (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at St. Michael's Cave, brush up on your military savvy at The Great Siege Tunnels, and then explore the striking landscape at The Rock of Gibraltar.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Gibraltar travel planner.

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Gibraltar is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET) is 5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Port of Spain in August: high temperatures in Gibraltar hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks Nature Museums
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The Rock of Gibraltar ©
The Rock of Gibraltar
St. Michael's Cave ©
St. Michael's Cave
The Great Siege Tunnels ©
The Great Siege Tunnels

4
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 get in some beach time at La plage and Plage de Sylvabelle. Attractions like Plage de Gigaro and Plage d'Aiguebelle make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens), La Ponche Beach (in Saint-Tropez) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in La Londe Les Maures). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nice trip planner.

You can fly from Gibraltar to Nice in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Nice are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Scuba & Snorkeling, Waterworld lake of gaudrade, La Ponche Beach
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La plage ©
La plage
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Palatine Hill and Trevi Fountain. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, make a trip to Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Nice to Rome takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Nice in September, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Duomo di Siena. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Le mura di Lucca. Venture out of the city with trips to Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano) and Piazza del Campo (in Siena). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence travel planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Le mura di Lucca
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like San Giorgio Maggiore and Basilica di Sant’Antonio. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua) and Castello Estense (in Ferrara). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, and explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice journey planning site .

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Castello Estense
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 15th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, enjoy the sand and surf at Ufschotti Park, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip maker tool .

Getting from Venice to Lucerne by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Venice in September; daily highs in Lucerne reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Beaches
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Arc de Triomphe and Palace of Versailles. Change things up with a short trip to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims in Reims (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and step into the grandiose world of The Trianons & The Hamlet.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Lucerne to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. September in Paris sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat. Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Stirling Castle (in Stirling), Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (in Glasgow). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

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Fly from Paris to Edinburgh in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in September, things will get slightly colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Rosslyn Chapel, Stirling Castle
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Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

3
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Popular historic sites such as York Minster and Durham Cathedral are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Beamish Museum and York Shambles. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Whitby Abbey (in Whitby) and Filey Beach (in Filey). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our York day trip site .

You can take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Durham Cathedral, Whitby Abbey, Filey Beach, Beamish Museum
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Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bournemouth Beach and Dover Castle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (in Portsmouth). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

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

Traveling by train from York to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In September in London, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Stonehenge, Dover Castle, Bournemouth Beach, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
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Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

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