52 days in Europe Itinerary

52 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Vaasa, Finland
— 4 nights
2
London, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
3
Porto, Portugal
— 5 nights
4
Nazare, Portugal
— 1 night
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
6
Portimao, Portugal
— 3 nights
7
Evora, Portugal
— 2 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 7 nights
9
Marseille, France
— 7 nights
10
Rome, Italy
— 7 nights

S M T W T F S
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6

4
nights
Vaasa, Finland

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Visit Salgrund Pilot Station and Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Reinon Tupa. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Hietasaaren uimaranta, examine the collection at Vaasa Car & Motor Museum, get outside with Edvinin Taidepuisto Ja Korsukyla, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Huutoniemen kirkko.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa driving holiday planning website.

Brisbane, Australia to Vaasa is an approximately 31-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Vaasa, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in September; daily highs in Vaasa reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko ©
Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko

8
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hampton Court Palace and Gustamps. Get some historical perspective at Bletchley Park and Canterbury Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Windsor Castle (in Windsor), Prince's Coverts (in Oxshott) and Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm (in Aylesbury). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Leeds Castle, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, take an in-depth tour of Churchill War Rooms, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our London trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Vaasa to London with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Vaasa to London. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vaasa in September: high temperatures in London hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Bletchley Park ©
Bletchley Park
Hampton Court Palace ©
Hampton Court Palace
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral

5
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia da Luz and Praia do Ourigo. Explore hidden gems such as Bom Jesus do Monte and Douro River. There's much more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, head off-road at Oporto Buggy Adventure, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

Before you visit Porto, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from London to Porto by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in September: highs in Porto hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nazare.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco ©
Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco
Douro River ©
Douro River

1
night
Nazare, Portugal

Nazare ©
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take a tour by water with Atlantic Safaris, then kick back and relax at Praia do Norte, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, and finally kick back and relax at Praia da Nazare.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nazare trip planning site.

Getting from Porto to Nazare by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Nazare, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Nazare

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Atlantic Safaris ©
Atlantic Safaris
Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Park and National Palace of Pena and Castelo dos Mouros. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chiado and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). And it doesn't end there: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Belém Tower, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon tour planner.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 4:
Highlights from your plan
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

3
nights
Portimao, Portugal

Portimao ©
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Explore hidden gems such as Zoomarine Algarve and Falesia Beach. Relax by the water at Praia Da Rocha and Praia dos Olhos de Água. Venture out of the city with trips to Speed Boats Tours (in Albufeira) and Lagos (Praia Dona Ana, Ponta da Piedade, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Praia da Marinha and relax and rejuvenate at Swan Day Spa.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Portimao online visit planner.

You can drive from Lisbon to Portimao in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Portimao sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

2
nights
Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 8th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santo Antao (Evora). On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Portugal, then contemplate the long history of Aqueduto da Agua de Prata, and then contemplate the long history of Walls of Evora.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Evora journey planner.

Drive from Portimao to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portimao in October, plan for little chillier nights in Evora, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

7
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fenals Beach and Ponent Beach. Head to Passeig de Gracia and La Boqueriafor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Tossa de Mar (Platja d’es Codolar, Vila Vella (Old Town), &more), Lloret de Mar (Jardines de Santa Clotilde, Lloret Beach, &more) and Tarragona (Antic Ajuntament & Anfiteatro de Tarragona). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, ponder the design of Illuminated Fountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona journey planner.

Getting from Evora to Barcelona by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Evora to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Barcelona are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey

7
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©

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.
Head to Rue d'Antibes and Maison du Rizfor some retail therapy. Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Amphitheatre (les Arenes) will appeal to history buffs. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Plage du Ponteil (in Antibes), Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes (in Aigues-Mortes) and Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (Chateau d'Avignon, Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through La Croisette, stroll through Plage d'Aiguebelle, explore the striking landscape of Parc National des Calanques, and take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Marseille online vacation planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Marseille by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Marseille, with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

7
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Roman Forum and Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano. Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Mediterraneo Beach (in Fiumicino), Orvieto (Sant'Andrea, Orvieto, Duomo di Orvieto, &more) and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica). The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the striking features of Villa Borghese, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Square.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Marseille to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 23 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

Similar plans

53 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 55 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, outdoors, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 56 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 53 days in United States & Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 56 days in Spain, Portugal & Morocco BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 50 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 53 days in Africa, Europe, Asia, South Pacific, South America, Caribbean & United States BY A USER FROM DENMARK May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM ISRAEL June, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in London BY A USER FROM UKRAINE August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in London BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA January, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans