29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
Heraklion, Greece
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
2
Lindos, Greece
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Marseille, France
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Sydney, Australia

3
nights
Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Heraklion Archaeological Museum and The Palace of Knossos. Relax by the water at Listis Beach and Stalis Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Eklektos Bookshop (in Elounda), Havania Beach (in Katsikia) and Agia Pelagia Beach (in Agia Pelagia).

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion travel planner .

Sydney, Australia to Heraklion is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Heraklion due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Heraklion, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Listis Beach, Eklektos Bookshop, The Palace of Knossos, Havania Beach, Stalis Beach
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

4
nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Relax by the water at Ostria Beach Bar and Tsambika Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Agathi Beach and Agios Pavlos Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Lindos side-trips: Anthony Quinn Bay (in Faliraki) and Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue (in Rhodes Town). Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, steep yourself in history at The Church of the Panagia, and stroll through Lindos Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lindos trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Heraklion to Lindos in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. In July in Lindos, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tsambika Beach, Agathi Beach, Ostria Beach Bar, Anthony Quinn Bay, Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach

3
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Vatican Museums and Colosseum. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rome road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Rome takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Lindos in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Siena Cathedral and Piazza del Campo. Get some cultural insight at Galleria dell'Accademia and Uffizi Galleries. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana in Siena--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Florence online tour builder .

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena
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Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and then head outdoors with Beach Bar Stella Marina.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Cinque Terre route planner.

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Vieille Ville and La Croisette. Visit Eze Sur Mer Strand and Plage de Passable for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Coco Beach, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, and take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin exotique d'Eze.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nice trip planner .

Drive from Cinque Terre to Nice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cinque Terre in August: highs in Nice hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eze, Plage de Passable, La Croisette
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Plage de Passable ©
Plage de Passable
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

1
night
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Marseille trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Marseille when traveling from Nice in August, with lows around 22°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cassis
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Plage de la Grande Mer ©
Plage de la Grande Mer
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Calanques ©
Calanques

3
nights
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 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and then browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

Make your Paris itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Marseille to Paris by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille in August, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 29°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
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.
On the 11th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and then take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and finally explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace.

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Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in August: highs in London hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kotor.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
nights
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stari Grad Kotor and Plavi Horizonti Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Milocher Park and Ploce Beach. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kotor trip planner.

Getting from London to Kotor by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Kotor due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Kotor: highs are around 38°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Milocher Park, Ploce Beach, Plavi Horizonti Beach, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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Milocher Park ©
Milocher Park
Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
Plavi Horizonti Beach ©
Plavi Horizonti Beach

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