29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Marseille, France
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Zadar, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Porto, Portugal — 1 night

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
You've now added Take Porto to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bolsa, take in the local highlights with Take Porto, then learn about winemaking at Porto Augusto's, then learn about winemaking at Quinta dos Corvos, and finally learn about winemaking at Cave Vasconcellos.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Porto road trip website.

Fatima to Porto is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Do your shopping at Barrio de Salamanca and Mercado de San Antón. Get a sense of the local culture at Prado National Museum and Wine Tours & Tastings. Venture out of the city with trips to Avila (Iglesia de San Martin, Basilica de San Vicente, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, walk around Parque del Retiro, and steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Madrid online vacation planner.

You can fly from Porto to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Madrid is 1 hour. Traveling from Porto in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Madrid: highs are around 39°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at CosmoCaixa Barcelona and Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Las Ramblas, stop by Ciutat Vella, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, and take in the exciting artwork at Artevistas Gallery.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip builder app.

Fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in August, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can fly to Marseille.
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Marseille, France — 2 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 20th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, then get a taste of the local shopping with Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, then examine the collection at Centre de la Vieille Charite, and finally visit The Panier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): make a trip to Cours Mirabeau, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotte de Sainte Marie Madeleine, then do a tasting at Domaine Lou Capelan, and finally don't miss a visit to Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Marseille trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for little chillier nights in Marseille, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Nice.
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Nice, France — 4 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
We've included these beaches for you: Castel Plage and Plage de la Mariniere. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Colline du Chateau overlook. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Biot (Musee National Fernand-Leger & Eglise de Biot). The adventure continues: make a trip to Place Massena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, contemplate the long history of Villa Santo Sospir, and get outside with Sentier du Littoral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip itinerary site.

Getting from Marseille to Nice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Marseille, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

City of Dreams

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.
On the 26th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Kahlenberg, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, then get a taste of the local shopping with Graben and Kohlmarkt, and finally make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, then see the interesting displays at Hofburg, then steep yourself in history at Kaisergruft, and finally kick back and relax at Copa Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip app.

You can fly from Nice to Vienna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Vienna, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to fly to Zadar.
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Zadar, Croatia — 4 nights

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jadro Beach and Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje). Get a sense of the local culture at Parish Church and Church of Our Lady of Health. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zadar: Murter (Kosirina Beach & Cigrada Beach) and Church of st. Constantius (in Jezera). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Rozica Beach, see the interesting displays at Archaeological Museum Zadar, kick back and relax at Kolovare Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zadar trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Zadar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Vienna in August, expect nights in Zadar to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 2nd (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Arco della Pace, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

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Getting from Zadar to Milan by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In September in Milan, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Mon) before leaving for Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Philopappos Hill. Discover out-of-the-way places like Temple of Hephaestus and Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, and make a trip to Erechtheion.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Milan in September, with highs in Athens at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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