39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Kissamos, Greece
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Heraklion, Greece
— 3 nights
Drive
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Elounda, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Siena, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt online holiday planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Frankfurt is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Traveling from Adelaide to Frankfurt, you'll gain 8.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in August: high temperatures in Frankfurt hover around 77°F and lows are around 58°F. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sainte-Chapelle and Ile Saint-Louis. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis in Saint-Denis, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee De Cluny, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and wander the streets of Latin Quarter.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Kissamos.
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Kissamos, Greece — 2 nights

A quiet port town situated on Crete's western tip, Kissamos attracts mostly domestic tourists and possesses more of the quintessential Greek feel than livelier resorts strung along the island's coastline.
On the 8th (Mon), look for gifts at Delicretessen, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Ioannis Prodromes, and then hike along Sirikari Gorge - Polyrrinia Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kissamos online vacation maker.

You can fly from Paris to Kissamos in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Kissamos. Traveling from Paris in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Kissamos: highs are around 88°F and lows about 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can take a shuttle to Heraklion.
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Heraklion, Greece — 3 nights

Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Palace of Knossos and Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini and Church of Saint Titus. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, get engrossed in the history at Kotsanas Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ammoudara Beach, and test the waters at Thalasso by Aegeo Spas.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip builder site.

Take a shuttle from Kissamos to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In August in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Elounda.
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Elounda, Greece — 4 nights

Long a sleepy fishing settlement on Crete's northern coastline, Elounda today serves as a major travel destination, drawing vacationers with a blend of unspoiled natural scenery and luxury resorts.
We've included these beaches for you: Pachia Ammos Beach and Havania Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Spinalonga (Kalydon) and Agios Nikolaos Church. Get out of town with these interesting Elounda side-trips: Votania Herbs (in Kavousi) and Mirabello Bay (in Agios Nikolaos). There's much more to do: stroll through Spinalonga Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Voulismeni, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Elounda road trip website.

Getting from Heraklion to Elounda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Elounda can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pantheon and Piazza Venezia. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, admire the striking features of Villa Borghese, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rome day trip planner.

You can fly from Elounda to Rome in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Elounda to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Elounda in August, you will find days in Rome are a bit warmer (90°F), and nights are little chillier (69°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Siena.
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Siena, Italy — 3 nights

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Let the collections at Parco Sculture Del Chianti and Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Synagogue and Jewish Museum and Palazzo Chigi Saracini. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: San Gimignano (iSculpture Gallery San Gimignano & Casole d'Elsa, Rocca of Montestaffoli, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Salimbeni, learn about all things military at Fortezza Medicea, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella di Piazza.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Siena trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Rome to Siena in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Siena, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, shop like a local with M.G. Design, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, then kick back and relax at Lido Di Camaiore, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi. On the next day, stroll through Easy Living, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Siena to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio, then see a show at La Casa Maledetta, then examine the collection at Armani Silos, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Novecento. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, then admire the masterpieces at Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Milan holiday maker app.

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Milan are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 3 nights

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Appreciate the collections at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History and Fort Breendonk. Get a sense of the local culture at Grand Place and Atomium. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Town Hall (Stadhuis) (in Leuven), St. Rumbold's Cathedral (in Mechelen) and Saint Paul's Church (in Antwerp). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Brussels, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mont des Arts.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels day trip website.

You can fly from Milan to Brussels in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Brussels reach 71°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Appreciate the collections at Wallace Collection and HMS Belfast. Explore hidden gems such as Westminster and British Library. Go for a jaunt from London to Windsor to see St. George's Chapel about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Cutty Sark, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery, and examine the collection at The British Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the London day trip tool.

Traveling by train from Brussels to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brussels to London. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can fly to Oslo.
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Oslo, Norway — 2 nights

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
On the 3rd (Sat), explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum and then see the interesting displays at Kon-Tiki Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Ostbanehallen, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, and then explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

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You can fly from London to Oslo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Oslo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Oslo is slightly colder than London - with highs of 61°F and lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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Crete travel guide

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Great Island
The largest of the Greek islands, Crete offers travelers more than just sun, sea, and sand. Famed for its warm hospitality, outstanding infrastructure, and contrasting landscapes, the island represents one of the world's richest areas in terms of history and culture. Crete burst onto the world scene over 4,000 years ago, when it served as the center of the Minoan civilization, one of Europe's earliest organized societies. Despite the island's wealth of developed beaches, the traces of the mysterious and enchanting Minoan empire remain Crete's top attraction, drawing visitors from all over the world. The island capital Heraklion provides an ideal base for exploring a renowned Minoan palace complex, the site of Europe's oldest city.
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