29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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Montpellier, France
— 3 nights
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Avignon, France
— 4 nights
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Marseille, France
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Aix-en-Provence, France
— 4 nights
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 4 nights
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Turin, Italy
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Montpellier, France

— 3 nights
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parc Zoologique Henri de Lunaret. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montpellier: Seaquarium (in Le Grau-du-Roi), Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes (in Aigues-Mortes) and Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée & Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau). There's more to do: wander the streets of Place de la Comedie and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Planet Ocean Montpellier.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Montpellier day trip planning site.

Barcelona, Spain to Montpellier is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In March in Montpellier, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Avignon.

Things to do in Montpellier

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Avignon, France

— 4 nights

City of Popes

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wine Tours & Tastings, Espace Van Gogh and Abbaye de Montmajour. Change things up with these side-trips from Avignon: Pont du Gard (in Vers-Pont-du-Gard), Amphitheatre (les Arenes) (in Arles) and Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence). There's more to do: step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Avignon holiday builder website.

You can drive from Montpellier to Avignon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Avignon are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Marseille, France

— 2 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Marseille is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques, explore the striking landscape at Calanques, and take a stroll through The Panier.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Marseille journey website.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Marseille takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Aix-en-Provence, France

— 4 nights

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Aix-en-Provence is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau and get to know the fascinating history of Vieil Aix.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence trip maker website.

You can drive from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Nice, France

— 5 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild as well as Place Garibaldi. Change things up with a short trip to Musee Picasso in Antibes (about 36 minutes away). Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nice trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Nice are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monte-Carlo, Monaco

— 4 nights
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Monte-Carlo is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo, don't miss a visit to Place du Palais, take a leisurely stroll along Monte Carlo Harbor, and admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins Saint Martin et Sainte Barbe.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Monte-Carlo trip planner.

Monte-Carlo is just a short distance from Nice. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Casinos

Side Trips

Turin, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Parco del Valentino has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, and then make a trip to Piazza Castello.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turin road trip planning site.

You can drive from Monte-Carlo to Turin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Monte-Carlo in April: high temperatures in Turin hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Turin

Parks

Geneva, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Geneva is known for nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, make a trip to The Flower Clock, and get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Geneva itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turin to Geneva in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Geneva when traveling from Turin in April, with lows around 5°C. On the 18th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks

Monaco travel guide

4.2
Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.

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.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.