32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Paris, France
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Tomar, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
8
Montpellier, France
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
10
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
11
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
12
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
End: Rome, Italy

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palace of Versailles and The Royal Chapel. Get some historical perspective at The Trianons & The Hamlet and Grand Canal. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau), Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres) and Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte (in Maincy). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Temple de l'Amour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orléans Cathedral, head outdoors with Cite Universitaire, and don't miss a visit to Pagode Chua Tinh Tam.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris online tour planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau de Fontainebleau, Eglise Saint Germain, Chartres Cathedral, Orléans Cathedral
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Grand Canal ©
Grand Canal

2
nights
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
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 7th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at La Fleche Saint-Michel, see the interesting displays at Musee d'Aquitaine, make a trip to Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux, then admire the striking features of Eglise Saint-Eloi, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee de la Creation Franche. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Prieure de Cayac, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Pape Clement, then browse for treasures at La Petite Galerie de Bordeaux, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Michel.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bordeaux trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Bordeaux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bordeaux: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Museums Historic Sites Wineries
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
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Musee d'Aquitaine ©
Musee d'Aquitaine
Musee de la Creation Franche ©
Musee de la Creation Franche
Prieure de Cayac ©
Prieure de Cayac

2
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): see the interesting displays at World of Discoveries - Museu Interativo & Parque Tematico, contemplate the long history of Casa do Infante, then examine the collection at Centro Portugues de Fotografia, then examine the collection at MMIPO - Museu da Misericordia do Porto, and finally contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Porto trip itinerary site.

Fly from Bordeaux to Porto in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bordeaux to Porto, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Porto sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Tomar.

Things to do in Porto

Museums Historic Sites
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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Casa do Infante ©
Casa do Infante

2
nights
Tomar, Portugal

Tomar ©
Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. On the 10th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Alcobaca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batalha Monastery, see the interesting displays at Wax Museum of Fátima, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Charola, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Tomar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Aqueduto dos Pegoes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, and then take an in-depth tour of Museu Nacional Ferroviario.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tomar trip itinerary app.

Drive from Porto to Tomar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Tomar are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Tomar

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fatima, Batalha Monastery, Museu Nacional Ferroviario, Monastery of Alcobaca
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:
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Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril and then make a trip to Belém Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, admire the masterpieces at Museu Colecao Berardo, then contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ancient Art.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online holiday maker.

Getting from Tomar to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Centro Historico de Cascais
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
National Museum of Ancient Art ©
National Museum of Ancient Art

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, and then make a trip to Catedral Primada. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Sebastian Martir, examine the collection at Infante de Orleans Foundation Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, then explore the world behind art at Church of Santo Tomé, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Greco.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in October, Madrid is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Toledo
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:
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Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Museo del Greco ©
Museo del Greco

3
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.
On the 17th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Placa d'Espanya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): make a trip to The Magic Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Joan Miro Foundation, then stroll around Parc de Montjuic, and finally explore the historical opulence of Montjuic Castle.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Barcelona attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in October since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can take a train to Montpellier.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Joan Miro Foundation ©
Joan Miro Foundation
Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional ©
Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional
Montjuic Castle ©
Montjuic Castle

1
night
Montpellier, France

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
On the 20th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée, then look for all kinds of wild species at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, then see the interesting displays at Espace Georges Brassens, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee de site Villa-Loupian. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Galerie Dock Sud and then examine the collection at Musee Paul Valery.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Montpellier trip itinerary planning site.

Take a train from Barcelona to Montpellier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Montpellier when traveling from Barcelona in October, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Montpellier

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Sete, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Musee de site Villa-Loupian
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:
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Espace Georges  Brassens ©
Espace Georges Brassens
Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée ©
Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée
Musee de site Villa-Loupian ©
Musee de site Villa-Loupian

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take a stroll through La Croisette and then admire the masterpieces at Musee Picasso. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle Saint-Bernardin and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Rue d'Antibes.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Montpellier to Nice by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October in Nice, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Cannes, Antibes
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La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Musee Picasso ©
Musee Picasso
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
On the 24th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Musei Civici Di Palazzo Farnese, then shop like a local with Ricci Oddi, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Rivalta, and finally explore the world behind art at Duomo Di Piacenza. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Duomo Di Pavia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Pietro in Ciel d'Oro, examine the collection at Castello Visconteo - Musei Civici, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Michele Maggiore, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Coperto.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Milan tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Milan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Nice in October: high temperatures in Milan hover around 21°C and lows are around 13°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Pavia, Piacenza, Castello di Rivalta, Rocca d'Olgisio
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:
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Castello di Rivalta ©
Castello di Rivalta
Rocca d'Olgisio ©
Rocca d'Olgisio
Basilica San Michele Maggiore ©
Basilica San Michele Maggiore

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 26th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Walls of Monteriggioni. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Florence online tour planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Milan in October, you will find days in Florence are a bit warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Monteriggioni
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico
Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana ©
Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Palazzo Chigi di Ariccia and Sicily Rome American Cemetery and Memorial are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tempio di Castore e Polluce and Villa di Plinio. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Giardino di Ninfa (in Cisterna di Latina), Museo Storico Piana delle Orme (in Borgo Faiti) and Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata (in Cori). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Cinecitta World, step into the grandiose world of Castello Caetani, pause for some photo ops at Statua di San Michele Arcangelo, and revel in the low prices at Castel Romano Designer Outlet.

Before you visit Rome, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 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 by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sermoneta, Fumone's Castle, Sanctuary of Giove Anxur, Giardino di Ninfa, Sicily Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
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Palazzo Chigi di Ariccia ©
Palazzo Chigi di Ariccia
Sicily Rome American Cemetery and Memorial ©
Sicily Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Villa di Plinio ©
Villa di Plinio

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