35 days in Europe Itinerary

35 days in Europe Itinerary

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35 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly + bus:  15​h 15​min
1
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
2
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Faro, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
subway + taxi:  1​h 30​min
9
Praiano, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Avezzano, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Vancouver, Canada

3
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Step out of Galway to go to Kylemore and see Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way, make a trip to Quay Street, get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and view the masterpieces at Lynch's Castle.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Galway holiday planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Galway is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Galway is 8 hours. In September, Galway is little chillier than Vancouver - with highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum

2
nights
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Kilkenny online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Galway to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Shopping

Side Trip

Rock of Cashel
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, don't miss a visit to The Spire, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, and walk around Phoenix Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Belém Tower, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lisbon road trip app .

Getting from Dublin to Lisbon by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in September: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Faro.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

2
nights
Faro, Portugal

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town Faro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faro Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora do Rosario, then head off the coast to Tavira Island, and finally walk around Ria Formosa. Here are some ideas for day two: make a splash at Aquashow Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Faro trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Faro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September in Faro, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Faro

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Olhao, Tavira Island, Aquashow Park
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Aquashow Park ©
Aquashow Park
Tavira Island ©
Tavira Island
Ria Formosa ©
Ria Formosa

3
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
On the 16th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, then take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, then admire the landmark architecture of Metropol Parasol, and finally snap pictures at Puente de San Bernardo.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Seville route builder .

You can drive from Faro to Seville in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 18th (Wed), make a trip to Plaza del Mercado (Placa del Mercat). On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Central Market of Valencia, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Valencia itinerary builder site .

Getting from Seville to Valencia by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September in Valencia, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 21st (Sat), delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, and then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero and then steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Naples trip planning tool .

You can fly from Valencia to Naples in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Praiano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

7
nights
Praiano, Italy

Explore Praiano's surroundings by going to Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Villa Cimbrone Gardens) and Amalfi (Wine Tours & Tastings & Duomo di Sant'Andrea).

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Praiano online visit planner .

Traveling by combination of subway and taxi from Naples to Praiano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Praiano can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Avezzano.

Things to do in Praiano

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Ravello
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

5
nights
Avezzano, Italy

Avezzano ©
Avezzano is a city and comune with a population of about 42,500 inhabitants, situated in the Abruzzo region, province of L'Aquila. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Avezzano: Rocca Calascio (in Calascio), Castello Cantelmo (in Pettorano sul Gizio) and Santo Stefano di Sessanio (in Santo Stefano di Sessanio). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Il Bosso, steep yourself in history at Bominaco, contemplate the waterfront views at Il Lago di Scanno, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della Madonna di Pietraquaria.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Avezzano trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Praiano to Avezzano takes 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Praiano in September since evenings lows in Avezzano dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Avezzano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Abruzzo, Il Bosso, Il Lago di Scanno, La Camosciara, Lago di Barrea
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Il Bosso ©
Il Bosso
Gran Sasso ©
Gran Sasso
Rocca Calascio ©
Rocca Calascio

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