32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Greece
— 4 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Istanbul
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Explore hidden gems such as Sainte-Chapelle and Montmartre. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Paris is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Venice.
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Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:

Venice, Italy — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Venice travel planning tool.

Fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: high temperatures in Venice hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Florence, Italy — 4 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Duomo di Siena and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore will appeal to history buffs. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (San Francesco, Piazza del Campo, &more) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cupola di San Pietro and Galleria Borghese. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lindos.
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Lindos, Greece — 4 nights

A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Village of Lindos and Acropolis of Lindos. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Agios Pavlos Beach and Haraki Beach. There's more to do: stroll through Tsambika Beach and kick back and relax at Lindos Beach.

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

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rome to Lindos in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in September since evenings lows in Lindos dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.
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Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:

Istanbul, Turkey — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami . Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, and then contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern.

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Getting from Lindos to Istanbul by combination of bus and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Lindos in September, you will find days in Istanbul are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to St. Petersburg.
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St. Petersburg, Russia — 3 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens and Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. Appreciate the collections at Saint Isaac's Cathedral and The State Hermitage Museum. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Kazan Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, and don't miss a visit to Palace Square.

Take the guesswork out of planning a St. Petersburg vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Istanbul to St. Petersburg in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Istanbul in September, plan for little chillier days in St. Petersburg, with highs around 19°C, while nights are colder with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.
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Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:

Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Schonbrunner Gardens and Albertina. Get some historical perspective at Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vienna travel route builder app.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Vienna in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from St. Petersburg in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vienna: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

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 3rd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, then don't miss a visit to Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 4 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Let the collections at Irish Whiskey Museum and Kilmainham Gaol Museum capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Guinness Storehouse and Kilkenny Castle. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Kilkenny (St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower & Black Abbey) and Jerpoint Abbey (in Thomastown). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, admire the striking features of Christ Church Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Dublin due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Dublin are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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