29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Alghero, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Baunei, Italy
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + foot + train:  9​h
6
Cannes, France
— 3 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  6​h
7
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Naxos, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Toronto, Canada

1
night
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 3rd (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco and then explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To plan Venice vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Toronto, Canada to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pitti Palace and Galleria dell'Accademia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Siena (Siena Cathedral & Piazza del Campo). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary maker site .

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Guardastelle Vineyard
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Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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 8th (Thu), steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then make a trip to Pantheon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Colosseum and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome online holiday builder .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Rome

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
nights
Alghero, Italy

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Visiting Punta Negra and Cala Sabina / Cala dei Ponzesi will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spiaggia della Pelosetta and La Pelosa Beach. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Summer Dream.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Alghero trip planner .

You can fly from Rome to Alghero in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Rome in August, Alghero is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Baunei.

Things to do in Alghero

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Stintino, Cala Sabina
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La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Cala Sabina ©
Cala Sabina

4
nights
Baunei, Italy

Baunei ©
Baunei is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian island of Sardinia.GeographyThe municipality of Baunei is located about 100km northeast of Cagliari and about 11km north of Tortolì. You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia di Milanesi / Musculedda and Immersioni a Cala Mariolu. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spiaggia di Foxiglioni and Cala Biriala. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala dei Gabbiani, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Mariolu, and Head underground at Grotta del Fico.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Baunei visit planner.

Traveling by car from Alghero to Baunei takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Alghero in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Baunei. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Baunei

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Tortoli
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Cala Biriala ©
Cala Biriala
Cala Mariolu ©
Cala Mariolu
Grotta del Fico ©
Grotta del Fico

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.
On the 17th (Sat), kick back and relax at Plage de Gigaro and then kick back and relax at Plage de Sylvabelle. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Plage d'Aiguebelle and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage des Esclamandes.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cannes trip itinerary maker website .

Explore your travel options from Baunei to Cannes with the Route module. In August, Cannes is a bit cooler than Baunei - with highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Cannes

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Palais Lascaris, Plage d'Aiguebelle
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Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Skansen and then take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Stockholm Old Town and then take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Stockholm trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Cannes to Stockholm takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cannes in August: high temperatures in Stockholm hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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.
On the 22nd (Thu), browse the exhibits of St. Isaac's Cathedral State Museum-Memorial and then see the interesting displays at State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Stockholm to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg is 2 hours. August in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off toIstanbul.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

2
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 24th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, then contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami and then get engrossed in the history at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Istanbul in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in August: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Istanbul

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

4
nights
Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Portara and Old Town. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maragas Beach and Alyko Dimou Naxou. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Prokopios Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Mikri Vigla Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and identify plant and animal life at Alyko Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Naxos road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Istanbul to Naxos in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Naxos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Naxos

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Alyko Dimou Naxou ©
Alyko Dimou Naxou
Old Town ©
Old Town
Agios Prokopios Beach ©
Agios Prokopios Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Place.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planning tool .

You can fly from Naxos to Brussels in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Naxos to Brussels due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Naxos in August, expect nights in Brussels to be cooler, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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