17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Gimignano, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Spanish Steps as well as Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pantheon and Roman Forum. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, see the interesting displays at Vatican Grottoes, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Belo Horizonte to Rome is 4 hours. Traveling from Belo Horizonte in October, expect Rome to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

San Gimignano, Italy

— 1 night

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Gimignano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to San Gimignano takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll travel to Venice.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, then contemplate the long history of Piazza della Frutta, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Venice journey planner.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Gimignano in October, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

London, United Kingdom

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Harrods, Covent Garden and Windsor Castle. Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum and The British Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. It doesn't end there: walk around St. James's Park.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Venice in October, plan for slightly colder days in London, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Place de la Concorde as well as Champs-Elysees. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Bring the kids along to Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 21st (Fri), explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church and Convent of Madre de Deus. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lisbon itinerary app.

You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in October, with highs in Lisbon at 28°C and lows at 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping