27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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27 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, United States
+2
train + tram + Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Catania, Italy
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
3
Taormina, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Lipari, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Cefalu, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h
6
Palermo, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale, United States

7
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Escape Room Campo dei Fiori & Beershop, Rome Photo Tours & Workshops by Oliver Blum Photography, Felt Music Club, and other attractions. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pantheon and Piazza Navona. Step out of Rome to go to Marmore and see Cascata delle Marmore, which is approximately 1h 40 min away.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Rome is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in November: highs in Rome hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 47°F. You will leave for Catania on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Rome

Nightlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Cascata delle Marmore
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Cascata delle Marmore ©
Cascata delle Marmore
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona

2
nights
Catania, Italy

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
You've added EtnaExcursion.it, Quad Etna Sud, Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido dei Ciclopi, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico Castello Ursino, and finally see EtnaExcursion.it. Here are some ideas for day two: see Quad Etna Sud, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Cinema di Catania, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Collegiata.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Catania sightseeing tool .

Getting from Rome to Catania by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. On the 15th (Thu), you're off toTaormina.

Things to do in Catania

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Lido dei Ciclopi, Quad Etna Sud, EtnaExcursion.it, Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, Basilica di Santa Maria
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Quad Etna Sud ©
Quad Etna Sud
EtnaExcursion.it ©
EtnaExcursion.it
Basilica di Santa Maria ©
Basilica di Santa Maria

1
night
Taormina, Italy

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Chiesa Madonna della Rocca, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Taormina, and then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Castelmola.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Taormina trip maker site .

Take a bus from Catania to Taormina in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lipari.

Things to do in Taormina

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castillo de Castelmola
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Duomo di Taormina ©
Duomo di Taormina
Castillo de Castelmola ©
Castillo de Castelmola
Chiesa Madonna della Rocca ©
Chiesa Madonna della Rocca

3
nights
Lipari, Italy

Lipari ©
Lipari is the largest of the Aeolian Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the northern coast of Sicily, southern Italy; it is also the name of the island's main town and comune, which is administratively part of the Metropolitan City of Messina. Get some cultural insight at Tenuta di Castellaro and Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani. Explore hidden gems such as Lido Las palmas and Mister Baffo Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Coral Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Valle i Mura, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa delle Anime del Purgatorio, and get a new perspective on things with Gruppo Orione.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Lipari trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Taormina to Lipari takes 4 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Lipari can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cefalu.

Things to do in Lipari

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Chiesa delle Anime del Purgatorio ©
Chiesa delle Anime del Purgatorio
Tenuta di Castellaro ©
Tenuta di Castellaro
Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani ©
Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani

1
night
Cefalu, Italy

Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Village de Sant Ambrogio as well as Mura Megalitiche. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): wander the streets of Village de Sant Ambrogio, view the masterpieces at Putia Sicilian Creativity, explore the historical opulence of Castello Ventimiglia, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Torre Conca, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Rocca di Cefalu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Mura Megalitiche, contemplate the long history of Porta Pescara, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cefalu trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Lipari to Cefalu in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Palermo.

Things to do in Cefalu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Castelbuono, Spiaggia Torre Conca
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Rocca di Cefalu ©
Rocca di Cefalu
Village de Sant Ambrogio ©
Village de Sant Ambrogio

2
nights
Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria dello Spasimo.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Palermo trip planner.

You can take a train from Cefalu to Palermo in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Palazzo Conte Federico ©
Palazzo Conte Federico
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio ©
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio
Chiesa di Santa Maria dello Spasimo ©

3
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 22nd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Halaszbastya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): test the waters at a local thermal spa and then get to know the resident critters at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Palermo to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. November in Budapest sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trip

Duna-Ipoly Nemzeti Park
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Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Thermal Spas

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Albertina, and then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), and then steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Vienna.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Vienna planner .

Take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Vienna sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Explore hidden gems such as Hradcany and Spanish Synagogue. Get a sense of the local culture at Staromestske namesti and Church of Our Lady before Tyn. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle and look for all kinds of wild species at Kralovska Obora-Stromovka.

Plan my day in Prague using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Hradcany ©
Hradcany
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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