25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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25 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  24​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  6​h 30​min
2
Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Palermo, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Catania, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
9
Lampedusa, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney, Australia


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3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome online vacation planner .

Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Rome. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect nights in Rome to be somewhat warmer, around 24°C, while days are much hotter, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Hvar, Croatia

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 adventure, nightlife, nature, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci, take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, enjoy the sand and surf at Mekicevica Beach, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Rome to Hvar in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Hvar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Speed Boats Tours
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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, nature, adventure, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Town, head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate the long history of Dubrovnik City Walls.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Hvar to Dubrovnik by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Parks Tours
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the London trip maker app .

You can fly from Dubrovnik to London in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dubrovnik in August, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Old & New Photography ©
Old & New Photography
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

3
nights
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, stroll through Île de la Cité, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paris sightseeing planner .

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
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 parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner .

Fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

1
night
Palermo, Italy

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 6th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, then admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, then make a trip to Cattedrale di Palermo, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Palermo planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Palermo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Catania.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours
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Food Tours
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

1
night
Catania, Italy

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Catania driving holiday planner .

Getting from Palermo to Catania by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Catania

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Room Escape Games

1
night
Lampedusa, Italy

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at La Tabaccara.

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Getting from Catania to Lampedusa by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September in Lampedusa, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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La Tabaccara ©
La Tabaccara

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