38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe journey planner

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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
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Almeria, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cartagena, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Alicante, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Montpellier, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Rijeka, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
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Sveti Stefan, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
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Vlore, Albania
— 2 nights
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Preveza, Greece
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights

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Seville, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, admire the striking features of Plaza de Santa Marta, and don't miss a visit to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seville trip planning app.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Sevilla Airport, Jerez Airport and Málaga Airport. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours

Malaga, Spain

— 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 12th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burriana Beach, then take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Papagayo Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Puerto de Málaga, explore the world behind art at Museo Picasso Malaga, then browse the exhibits of Alcazaba, and finally steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Malaga vacation site.

You can drive from Seville to Malaga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Almeria.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Almeria, Spain

— 2 nights
Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, situated in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll around Monsul Beach, don't miss a visit to Mirador Isleta del Moro, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba, admire the masterpieces at Centro de Interpretacion Patrimonial de Almeria, kick back and relax at Playa de Aguadulce, then enjoy the sand and surf at Serena Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Almeria.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Almeria tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Almeria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Almeria can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cartagena.

Things to do in Almeria

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cartagena, Spain

— 1 night
On the 16th (Thu), examine the collection at ARQUA - Museo Nacional de Arqueología Subacuática, examine the collection at Museo Del Teatro Romano, then take a stroll through Calle Mayor, then make a trip to El Zulo, and finally make a trip to Bateria de Castillitos.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cartagena trip planner.

Traveling by car from Almeria to Cartagena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Alicante.

Things to do in Cartagena

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Alicante, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Sun

As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Juan, appreciate the history behind Monumento a Canalejas, then admire the natural beauty at El Palmeral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Santa Barbara.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Alicante trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cartagena to Alicante takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valencia, Spain

— 1 night

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 18th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral and then get to know the resident critters at Bioparc Valencia.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Valencia tour planning app.

Getting from Alicante to Valencia by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Valencia sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Montpellier, France

— 1 night
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take a stroll through Place de la Comedie, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc Zoologique Henri de Lunaret, then make a trip to Porte du Peyrou, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee Fabre.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Montpellier travel route planner.

Drive from Valencia to Montpellier in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Valencia in September, expect Montpellier to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Montpellier

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Monte-Carlo, Monaco

— 2 nights
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Gardens, and then try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, admire the landmark architecture of Place du Palais, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Exotique de Monaco, then take a leisurely stroll along Monte Carlo Harbor, and finally don't miss a visit to Casino Square.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Monte-Carlo road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Montpellier to Monte-Carlo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Monte-Carlo when traveling from Montpellier in September, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks · Casinos

Side Trips

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Pierre & Paul, then take a stroll through La Croisette, then don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and finally make a trip to Place Massena. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and then see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nice road trip planning website.

Nice is very close to Monte-Carlo. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Munich, Germany

— 3 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and explore the activities along English Garden.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich trip maker website.

Getting from Nice to Munich by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Nice in September: high temperatures in Munich hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Tours

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 27th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral.

You can plan Salzburg trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then visit Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Tivoli Park, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana itinerary builder app.

Drive from Salzburg to Ljubljana in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rijeka.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rijeka, Croatia

— 2 nights
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): examine the collection at Peek & Poke Computer Museum, then stop by Volosko, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungo Mare, and finally don't miss a visit to Maiden With The Seagull. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Samovar Tea Shop, walk around The Angiolina Park - Villa Angiolina, stroll around Kazalisni park, then explore the historical opulence of Trsat Castle, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Korzo.

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

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Rijeka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, Rijeka is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Banja Luka.

Things to do in Rijeka

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 1 night
Banja Luka, ) or Banjaluka is the largest city and the de facto capital of the Republika Srpska entity and second largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina after the capital Sarajevo. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): view the masterpieces at Republika Srpska Art Gallery, explore the activities along Vrbas River, take in the dramatic scenery at Krupa Water Falls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ferhadija Mosque, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Banja Luka.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Banja Luka online trip planner.

You can drive from Rijeka to Banja Luka in 4 hours. Traveling from Rijeka in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Banja Luka, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Banja Luka

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 3 nights

Jerusalem of Europe

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
On the 6th (Wed), spend a day ambling around Vrelo Bosne. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Sarajevo War Tunnel, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), and take an in-depth tour of Galerija 11/07/95.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sarajevo travel route planner.

You can drive from Banja Luka to Sarajevo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sveti Stefan.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Sveti Stefan, Montenegro

— 2 nights
Sveti Stefan is a small islet and 5-star hotel resort on the Adriatic coast of Montenegro, approximately southeast of Budva.The resort, known commercially as Aman Sveti Stefan, includes part of the mainland, where the Villa Miločer part of the resort is located. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the activities along Lake Skadar, and then take in the views from Virpazar Stone Bridge. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Bečići Beach and then take in nature's colorful creations at Miločer Park.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sveti Stefan road trip tool.

You can drive from Sarajevo to Sveti Stefan in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Sarajevo in October, expect Sveti Stefan to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tirana.

Things to do in Sveti Stefan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Tirana, Albania

— 1 night
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): walk around Grand Park (Parku i Madh), take an in-depth tour of Bunk'Art 1, get engrossed in the history at BunkArt 2, take an in-depth tour of Muzeu Historik Kombetar, then make a trip to Clock Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Skanderbeg Square.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tirana day trip app.

Drive from Sveti Stefan to Tirana in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vlore.

Things to do in Tirana

Museums · Parks

Vlore, Albania

— 2 nights
Vlorë is the third largest city and a municipality in Albania. Venture out of the city with trips to Dhermi Beach (in Dhermi) and Apollonia Archaeological Park (in Pojan). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Ethnographic Museum, Vlore, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Independence, pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument, and don't miss a visit to Zvernec Monastery.

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You can drive from Tirana to Vlore in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Preveza.

Things to do in Vlore

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Preveza, Greece

— 1 night
Preveza is a town in the region of Epirus, northwestern Greece, located at the mouth of the Ambracian Gulf. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see what you can catch with Amvrakikos Cruises, then examine the collection at Nicopolis Museum, and then stop by Cava Gkafas.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Preveza road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Vlore to Preveza takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Vlore to Preveza is 1 hour. Traveling from Vlore in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in Preveza. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Preveza

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Athens, Greece

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens vacation planner.

Drive from Preveza to Athens in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Province of Malaga travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Nightlife · Marinas
The Province of Málaga is best known for its string of coastal resorts with sandy beaches and seaside cafes that make for a relaxed vacation. The countryside is dotted by charming villages of Moorish origin, each with its own colorful character, history, and architecture. Its diverse landscapes also include rugged mountains. Don’t miss a chance to tour its natural wonders, including dramatic gorges, excellent walking areas, and one of Europe’s main flamingo breeding grounds.

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.