38 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe sightseeing planner
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Hvar, Croatia
— 4 nights
Ferry to Split, Fly to Barcelona
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy — 2 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.
Venice is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Venice trip builder site.

San Francisco, USA to Venice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Venice reach 81°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Florence online itinerary maker.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.
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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Positano.
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Positano, Italy — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Absolute Positano, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Fontana sant'Andrea, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, and finally contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Positano route builder app.

Drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Corfu Town.
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Corfu Town, Greece — 3 nights

Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Madalena Boat Trips (in Gouvia) and Agios Spyridonas (Foresta Nisos & St. Spyridon First Beach). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery Panagia of Tenedos, and explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Corfu Town attractions website.

Traveling by flight from Positano to Corfu Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Mykonos Town.
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Mykonos Town, Greece — 2 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then stop by Little Venice, and finally don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): take a tour by water with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort and then enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town holiday builder website.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Corfu Town, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Mycenae (Archaeological Site Mycenae & Lion Gate). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Traveling from Mykonos Town in June, expect nights in Athens to be about the same, around 70°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 86°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to fly to Dubrovnik.
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, adventure, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Town, make a trip to Pile Gate, head off the coast to Lokrum Island, and steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dubrovnik trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Athens to Dubrovnik in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. In June, Dubrovnik is little chillier than Athens - with highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Hvar.
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Hvar, Croatia — 4 nights

Croatian St. Tropez

The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Hvar is known for sightseeing, adventure, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Spanish Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, kick back and relax at Mlini Beach, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Hvar travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Hvar by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and stroll around Parc Guell.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Hvar to Barcelona in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. June in Barcelona sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Madrid travel route planning app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in July, you will find days in Madrid are a bit warmer (94°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Lisbon route planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in July, things will get slightly colder in Lisbon: highs are around 85°F and lows about 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
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Greece travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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Croatia travel guide

4.6
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.
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Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Nightlife · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.
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Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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