29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 1 night
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Hyeres, France
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights

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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Explore hidden gems such as Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Sovereign's Fun. Get some cultural insight at Palace Square and The Marly Palace. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, see the interesting displays at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Military Historical Artillery Museum, and steep yourself in history at Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read St. Petersburg day trip planning site.

London, UK to St. Petersburg is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In July in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Palace Square
Palace Square
Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum

1
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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
On the 26th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul road trip tool.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Istanbul in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in July: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums
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Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
On the 28th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, then admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Budapest when traveling from Istanbul in July, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

2
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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): explore the activities along Canal Grande, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Budapest in July, Venice is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Campo and Duomo di Siena. Popular historic sites such as Basilica of Santa Croce and Museo Nazionale del Bargello are in your itinerary. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana in Siena--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Siena
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

3
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Rome, Italy

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Colosseum and Galleria Borghese are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Roman Forum, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome travel route planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
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Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Step out of the city life by going to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Lido di Ravello. Get out of town with these interesting Ravello side-trips: Positano (Fornillo & Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Capo di Conca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ravello day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in August, expect nights in Ravello to be somewhat warmer, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Lido Capo di Conca, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Spiaggia di Atrani
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): kick back and relax at Falesia Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha, kick back and relax at Praia da Marinha, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Albufeira trip planner.

Getting from Ravello to Albufeira by flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ravello to Albufeira is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ravello in August since evenings lows in Albufeira dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Praia Dona Ana, Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Marinha
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

3
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Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Step out of the city life by going to Plage de la Faviere and Heraclee Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage de Jean Blanc and Plage de Pampelonne. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hyeres: Plage de Gigaro (in La Croix-Valmer), La Ponche Beach (in Saint-Tropez) and Port Grimaud 1 Beach (in Port Grimaud). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Plage d'Aiguebelle, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Plage de Cavaliere, and look for all kinds of wild species at Pointe des Sardinaux.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hyeres trip planning tool.

Fly from Albufeira to Hyeres in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August in Hyeres, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Saint-Tropez, Sainte-Maxime, Port Grimaud 1 Beach
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 15:
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Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Port Grimaud 1 Beach ©
Port Grimaud 1 Beach

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Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sainte-Chapelle and Île de la Cité. Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Paris trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Hyeres to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hyeres in August; daily highs in Paris reach 29°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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