28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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28 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
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Keflavik, Iceland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Kopavogur, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
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Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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London, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 night
train:  2​h
8
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
9
Antwerp, Belgium
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Rothenburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
11
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 1 night
train:  45​min
15
Portofino, Italy
— Few hours
train:  30​min
16
Genoa, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h 45​min
17
Autun, France
— 1 night
train:  3​h 15​min
18
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
19
Giverny, France
— Few hours
train:  7​h 15​min
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London, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
21
Keflavik, Iceland
— Few hours
Fly:  33​h
End: San Francisco, United States

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Keflavik, Iceland

Keflavik ©
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Giantess in the Mountain, don't miss a visit to Bridge Between Continents, and then take in the natural beauty of Gunnuhver Hot Springs.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Keflavik trip itinerary planner .

San Francisco, USA to Keflavik is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Keflavik, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in July; daily highs in Keflavik reach 57°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kopavogur.

Things to do in Keflavik

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bridge Between Continents, Gunnuhver Hot Springs
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Gunnuhver Hot Springs ©
Gunnuhver Hot Springs

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Kopavogur, Iceland

Kopavogur ©
Kópavogur is a city and Iceland's second largest municipality by population.It lies immediately south of Reykjavík and is part of the Capital Region. You've now added Iceland Golden Circle Tours to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Langjokull Glacier and then take in the local landmarks with Iceland Golden Circle Tours. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Hellisgerdi Park and then explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kopavogur trip planning app .

San Francisco, USA to Kopavogur is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Kopavogur, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in July; daily highs in Kopavogur reach 58°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Keflavik.

Things to do in Kopavogur

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hellisgerdi Park, Thingvellir National Park
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Hellisgerdi Park ©
Hellisgerdi Park

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Science Museum as well as Trafalgar Square. On the 25th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Trafalgar Square, enjoy breathtaking views from London Eye, then make a trip to Big Ben, then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. James's Park, and finally get curious at Science Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the London itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Keflavik to London. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Keflavik in July: high temperatures in London hover around 73°F and lows are around 56°F. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Stow-on-the-Wold.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Science Museum ©
Science Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
St. James's Park ©
St. James's Park

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Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom

Stow-on-the-Wold ©
Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cotswold Falconry Centre, get your game on at Cotswold Archery, and then admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Stow-on-the-Wold trip planner.

Drive from London to Stow-on-the-Wold in 2 hours. In July in Stow-on-the-Wold, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 54°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Stow-on-the-Wold

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswold Lavender, West Midland Safari Park, Hidcote Manor Garden
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
West Midland Safari Park ©
West Midland Safari Park
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

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Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom

Bourton-on-the-Water
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bourton-on-the-Water travel itinerary planner.

Bourton-on-the-Water is just a short distance from Stow-on-the-Wold. July in Bourton-on-the-Water sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F at night. You'll set off for London on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks Tours Outdoors
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London, United Kingdom

London
To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

You can drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to London in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for Amsterdam on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vondelpark, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then enjoy some diversion at Museumphoto, and finally take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at ARTIS.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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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.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels online route planner .

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Antwerp road trip site .

Drive from Brussels to Antwerp in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady
Antwerpen-Centraal ©
Antwerpen-Centraal
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt

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Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rothenburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Antwerp to Rothenburg in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 56°F at night. You'll set off for Interlaken on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 3rd (Fri), get interesting insight from Tours and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, and then appreciate the history behind Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Interlaken trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Interlaken takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucerne, Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, admire the masterpieces at Punta della Dogana, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

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Traveling by car from Interlaken to Venice takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Interlaken in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 85°F and lows about 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 8th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Florence trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 10th (Fri), take a stroll around Vernazza.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Florence to Cinque Terre by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Portofino.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

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Portofino, Italy

Portofino
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Portofino trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Cinque Terre to Portofino by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cinque Terre in August since evenings lows in Portofino dip to 71°F. You will leave for Genoa on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Portofino

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Genoa, Italy

Genoa
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Genoa trip maker website .

Genoa is just a stone's throw from Portofino. In August in Genoa, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 71°F at night. On the 11th (Sat), you're off toAutun.

Things to do in Genoa

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Autun, France

Autun ©
Autun is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Château de Châteauneuf, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Savigny-les-Beaune, and then learn about winemaking at Chateau de Pommard.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Autun trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Genoa to Autun takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Genoa in August, things will get little chillier in Autun: highs are around 77°F and lows about 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Paris.

Things to do in Autun

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Beaune, Chateau de La Rochepot, Château de Châteauneuf
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Château de Châteauneuf ©
Château de Châteauneuf
Chateau de La Rochepot ©
Chateau de La Rochepot
Chateau de Pommard ©
Chateau de Pommard

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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.
You've now added Palace of Versailles to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Palace of Versailles, then step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and finally examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip website .

You can drive from Autun to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Paris sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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Giverny, France

Giverny
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Giverny online day trip planner .

Take a train from Paris to Giverny in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Giverny sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F at night. On the 16th (Thu), you're off toLondon.

Things to do in Giverny

Outdoors Historic Sites Fun & Games
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London, United Kingdom

London
To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the London road trip planning site .

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Keflavik.

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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Keflavik, Iceland

Keflavik
To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Keflavik trip itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from London to Keflavik. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Keflavik at 56°F and lows at 47°F. On the 16th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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