27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner

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Fly
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly
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Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Train
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Train to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, Bus to Mulhouse, Fly to Paris Orly, Bus to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Train to Gare SNCF
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
Taxi to Dol De Bretagne, Train to Paris
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Fly
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
Train to Munich, Fly to Indore

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Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 nights

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, then hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planning website.

Indore, India to Istanbul is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Indore to Istanbul. Traveling from Indore in May, expect Istanbul to be much colder, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Naples, Italy

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Sol’Art Ceramiche and then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Naples tour itinerary tool.

You can fly from Istanbul to Naples in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Naples due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Positano, Italy

— 3 nights
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Ravello. Get some historical perspective at Villa Rufolo and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma (in Ravello), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Sorrento) and Amalfi (Valle delle Ferriere & Museo della Carta).

Plan my day in Positano using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Naples to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Colosseum and Palatine Hill will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

You can drive from Positano to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 31st (Mon), ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Florence dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

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.
Get some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco. Popular historic sites such as Basilica di San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, explore the world behind art at Museo Correr, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online route planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Milan, Italy

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Tecla, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and finally get advice or help at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Venice to Milan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Milan are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, then take in the awesome beauty at Lauterbrunnen Village, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Interlaken takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Interlaken is slightly colder than Milan - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Mont-Saint-Michel, France

— 1 night
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel, then don't miss a visit to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, and finally contemplate the long history of Maison de l'Artichaut.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel trip planning website.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Interlaken to Mont-Saint-Michel in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paris, France

— 3 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.
Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paris day trip planning app.

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Paris by combination of taxi and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. When traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

Berlin, Germany

— 1 night

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, then pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Berlin trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Paris to Berlin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums

Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 13th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Salzburg day trip site.

Getting from Berlin to Salzburg by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Innsbruck, Austria

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 14th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), then admire the landmark architecture of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Salzburg to Innsbruck by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. June in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip