27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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27 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Halifax, Canada
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train + bus:  5​h
3
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + subway + train:  2​h 45​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
6
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  5​h 15​min
8
Cannes, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Hyeres, France
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Halifax, Canada


1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 5th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner .

Halifax, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Halifax to Barcelona is 5 hours. In June, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Halifax - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 6th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace and then see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Florence driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Florence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 18°C in Florence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

3
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Ravello is a town and comune situated above the Amalfi Coast in the province of Salerno, Campania, southern Italy, with approximately 2,500 inhabitants. Relax by the water at Lido di Ravello and Fornillo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Ravello and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Take a break from Ravello with a short trip to Absolute Positano in Positano, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, stop by La Bottega delle Arti, contemplate the long history of Villa Rufolo, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ravello Arte.

Before you visit Ravello, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Florence to Ravello by combination of train and taxi takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Florence in June, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Centro Storico Ravello ©
Centro Storico Ravello

2
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.
On the 11th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and then admire the striking features of Pantheon. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then admire the landmark architecture of Vatican Museums, and then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planning app .

Getting from Ravello to Rome by combination of taxi, subway, and train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in June, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rustem Pasha Mosque. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Istanbul. Traveling from Rome in June, expect nights in Istanbul to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Peter and Paul Cathedral Петропавловский собор. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at St. Isaac's Cathedral State Museum-Memorial and then see the interesting displays at State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg day trip planning website .

You can fly from Istanbul to St. Petersburg in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Istanbul in June: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage 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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then stop by Herend Porcelain - Hadik Shop, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from St. Petersburg in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Budapest, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Shopping
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

3
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): wander the streets of Rue d'Antibes. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche provencal, wander the streets of La Croisette, then stop by CAVE RIVIERA CANNES, and finally look for gifts at 1862 Wines & Spirits.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cannes journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Budapest to Cannes in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Cannes

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Antibes
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La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes
Marche Forville ©
Marche Forville

2
nights
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. On the 23rd (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Gigaro and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Sylvabelle. On your second day here, stop by Daskalides Chocolatier, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Anglade, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Aiguebelle, and finally kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hyeres road trip app .

Traveling by car from Cannes to Hyeres takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Hyeres are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Hyeres

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Plage des Oursinieres, Daskalides Chocolatier
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

5
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.
Visit Palace of Versailles and Champs-Elysees for their historical value. Head to Le Marais and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Catacombs of Paris, and explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paris holiday planning app .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Hyeres to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hyeres in June: high temperatures in Paris hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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