28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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28 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Madrid, Spain
Drive:  1​h
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Cercedilla, Spain
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Oviedo, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Arriondas, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Bagneres-de-Bigorre, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Carpentras, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Le Bourg-d'Oisans, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Valloire, France
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
8
Mazzo di Valtellina, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Prato allo Stelvio, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Arabba, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Ovaro, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
12
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  5​h
13
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
14
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
15
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
16
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
17
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
End: Madrid, Spain

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Cercedilla, Spain

Cercedilla ©
Cercedilla is a municipality of the autonomous community of Madrid in central Spain. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Castillo de los Mendoza (Castillo nuevo de Manzanares El Real), pause for some photo ops at Valle de los Caidos, and then see the interesting displays at Monasterio y Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cercedilla online tour itinerary planner .

Madrid to Cercedilla is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oviedo.

Things to do in Cercedilla

#Tours, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Castillo de los Mendoza (Castillo nuevo de Manzanares El Real)
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Valley of the Fallen ©
Valley of the Fallen

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Oviedo, Spain

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): make a trip to Santa María del Naranco. Prerrománico asturiano, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Naranco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel de Lillo, and finally wander the streets of Calle Uria.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Oviedo itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Cercedilla to Oviedo with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Arriondas.

Things to do in Oviedo

#Nature, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
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Monte Naranco ©
Monte Naranco
San Miguel de Lillo ©
San Miguel de Lillo

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Arriondas, Spain

Arriondas
To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Arriondas tour itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Oviedo to Arriondas by car takes about an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 30th (Mon), you're off toBagneres-de-Bigorre.

Things to do in Arriondas

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Bagneres-de-Bigorre, France

Bagneres-de-Bigorre ©
Bagnères-de-Bigorre invites you to relax with a soak in the natural hydrotherapy baths in this traditional spa town, complete with green parks, an exciting casino, and luxurious hotels surrounded by lush, unspoiled nature.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parc Animalier Des Pyrenees and then take some stellar pictures from Pic Du Midi. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Mauvezin, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then Head underground at Gouffre D'Esparros, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Bertrand de Comminges.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bagneres-de-Bigorre trip planner .

Drive from Arriondas to Bagneres-de-Bigorre in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. While traveling from Arriondas, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bagneres-de-Bigorre, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Carpentras.

Things to do in Bagneres-de-Bigorre

#Parks, #Nature, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Parc Animalier Des Pyrenees, Cathedral of Saint Bertrand de Comminges, Chateau de Mauvezin, Gouffre D'Esparros, Pic Du Midi
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Pic Du Midi ©
Pic Du Midi
Gouffre D'Esparros ©
Gouffre D'Esparros

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Carpentras, France

Carpentras ©
Carpentras is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It stands on the banks of the Auzon. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Carrieres de Lumieres, then make a trip to Pont du Gard, and then learn about winemaking at Chateau la Croix des Pins. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Nuances du Sud and then do a tasting at Auberge du Vin.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Carpentras itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Bagneres-de-Bigorre to Carpentras in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Bagneres-de-Bigorre in August, you will find days in Carpentras are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Le Bourg-d'Oisans.

Things to do in Carpentras

#Wineries, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Mazan, Nuances du Sud, Carrieres de Lumieres, Pont du Gard
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Auberge du Vin ©
Auberge du Vin
Carrieres de Lumieres ©
Carrieres de Lumieres
Chateau la Croix des Pins ©
Chateau la Croix des Pins

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night
Le Bourg-d'Oisans, France

Le Bourg-d'Oisans
Le Bourg-d'Oisans is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.It is located in the Oisans region of the French Alps. To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Le Bourg-d'Oisans trip builder .

Traveling by car from Carpentras to Le Bourg-d'Oisans takes 3 hours. Traveling from Carpentras in August, things will get a bit cooler in Le Bourg-d'Oisans: highs are around 30°C and lows about 16°C. You'll set off for Valloire on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Le Bourg-d'Oisans

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours
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Valloire, France

Valloire ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): examine the collection at Musee Opinel, get great views at Batteria dello Chaberton, and then explore the historical opulence of Fort Du Chateau. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Valloire Galibier.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Valloire online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Le Bourg-d'Oisans to Valloire in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Le Bourg-d'Oisans in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Valloire, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Mazzo di Valtellina.

Things to do in Valloire

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Musee Opinel, Batteria dello Chaberton, Fort Du Chateau
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Batteria dello Chaberton ©
Batteria dello Chaberton
Musee Opinel ©
Musee Opinel

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Mazzo di Valtellina, Italy

Mazzo di Valtellina ©
Mazzo di Valtellina is a comune in the Province of Sondrio in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 120km northeast of Milan and about 30km northeast of Sondrio. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Passo Del Mortirolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Brizio, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giorgio, then make a trip to Il Parco delle Incisioni Rupestri di Grosio, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello di San Faustino.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mazzo di Valtellina road trip app .

You can drive from Valloire to Mazzo di Valtellina in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. August in Mazzo di Valtellina sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Prato allo Stelvio.

Things to do in Mazzo di Valtellina

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Grosio, Castello di San Faustino, Chiesa San Brizio
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Chiesa di San Giorgio ©
Chiesa di San Giorgio
Castello di San Faustino ©
Castello di San Faustino

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Prato allo Stelvio, Italy

Prato allo Stelvio ©
Prad am Stilfser Joch, often abbreviated to Prad or Prato, is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 60km west of the city of Bolzano, on the border with Switzerland, and near the Stelvio Pass.GeographyAs of 31 December 2015, it had a population of 3,474 and an area of 51.4km2.The municipality of Prad contains the frazione (subdivision) Lichtenberg (Montechiaro).Prad borders the following municipalities: Glurns, Laas, Schluderns, Stilfs, Taufers im Münstertal and Müstair (Switzerland).HistoryCoat-of-armsThe emblem shows three or ears of wheat, in a gules field on azure. On the 6th (Mon), sample the fine beverages at Puni Distilleria SRL, contemplate the long history of La Medioevale Cinta Muraria, make a trip to Abbazia di Marienberg, then make a trip to Centro Storico, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castel Coira - Churburg.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Prato allo Stelvio online road trip planner .

Drive from Mazzo di Valtellina to Prato allo Stelvio in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Arabba.

Things to do in Prato allo Stelvio

#Historic Sites, #Breweries

Side Trips

Glorenza, Abbazia di Marienberg, Castel Coira - Churburg
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Castel Coira - Churburg ©
Castel Coira - Churburg
Puni Distilleria SRL ©
Puni Distilleria SRL

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Arabba, Italy

Arabba ©
On the 7th (Tue), make a trip to Serrai di Sottoguda, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Marmolada, and then cruise along Passo Fedaia.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Arabba online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Prato allo Stelvio to Arabba takes 3 hours. When traveling from Prato allo Stelvio in August, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Arabba: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ovaro.

Things to do in Arabba

#Nature, #Parks, #Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Rocca Pietore, Passo Fedaia
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Marmolada ©
Marmolada
Passo Fedaia ©
Passo Fedaia
Serrai di Sottoguda ©
Serrai di Sottoguda

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Ovaro, Italy

Ovaro ©
Ovaro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Udine in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 120km northwest of Trieste and about 50km northwest of Udine. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Pesariis, do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Vicentini Orgnani, then contemplate the long history of Gemona, then make a trip to Le Mura Medievali di Venzone, and finally explore the world behind art at Casa delle Esposizioni di Illegio.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ovaro day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Arabba to Ovaro takes 3 hours. When traveling from Arabba in August, plan for much hotter days in Ovaro, with highs around 34°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ovaro

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Casa delle Farfalle, Le Mura Medievali di Venzone, Gemona, Azienda Agricola Vicentini Orgnani, Casa delle Esposizioni di Illegio
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Casa delle Farfalle ©
Casa delle Farfalle
Azienda Agricola Vicentini Orgnani ©
Casa delle Esposizioni di Illegio ©

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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.
On the 10th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, and then stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, wander the streets of Trastevere, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Ovaro to Rome with the Route module. Traveling from Ovaro in August, you will find days in Rome are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Rome

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 13th (Mon), meet the residents at Zoo Berlin, then contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and then see the interesting displays at Pergamon Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, then wander the streets of Savignyplatz, then step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, and finally make a trip to Reichstag Building.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Rome to Berlin by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Berlin

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamon Museum ©
Pergamon Museum

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then wander the streets of The Jordaan.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam online visit planner .

You can fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

#Museums, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): examine the collection at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cantillon Brewery, and finally don't miss a visit to Atomium. On your second day here, take a stroll through Place St. Gery, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then take a stroll through Lower Town, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brussels online attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then stroll through Île de la Cité, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder tool .

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Brussels, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Nature
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Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, stroll through Park Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Barcelona online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 33°C and lows about 25°C. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic