26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe attractions planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 4 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.
You've now added St. James's Park to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, walk around Hyde Park, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the London vacation website.

Toronto, Canada to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect London to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Bath, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You've now added Lion Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): catch all the local highlights with Lion Tours. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam attractions planning tool.

Fly from Bath to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

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You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Paris are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Nice, France

— 2 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
On the 1st (Sat), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland. On your second day here, make a trip to Place Massena and then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nice, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Paris to Nice by train takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nice, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Milan.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Milan, Italy

— 2 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.
On the 3rd (Mon), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, browse the collection at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and then make a trip to Piazza del Duomo.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Milan holiday website.

Traveling by train from Nice to Milan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Milan, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

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Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Venice, Italy

— 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Prato della Valle, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice attractions planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rome vacation maker website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

France travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Art Museums · Landmarks
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.