60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Christian Shrier

Make it your trip
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 2 nights
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Tirana, Albania
— 2 nights
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Podgorica, Montenegro
— 3 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly to Pula, Shuttle to Trieste
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Trieste, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 2 nights
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Marseille, France
— 2 nights
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Perpignan, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
We've included these beaches for you: Beach Wassenaarseslag and Het Strand Van Noordwijk Aan Zeedd. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grote Markt and Muiderslot. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Den Bosch (Het Bossche Broek & De Wonderlijke Klim), Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk) and Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught (in Vught). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Rembrandt Molen van Sloten - Amsterdam / Kuiperijmuseum, explore the world behind art at Museum De Lakenhal, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Canals, and explore the activities along Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planning tool.

London, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 28:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 1 night

Queen of Cities

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Buyuk Mecidiye Cami, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mecidiye Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nuruosmaniye Camii, admire the striking features of Serefiye Sarnici, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Caferaga Medresesi, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Heritage Nomadic Art Gallery. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Bebek, brush up on your military savvy at Naval Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Laleli Mosque, then take an in-depth tour of Galata Mevlevi Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Anadolu Hisari Fort.

To find photos and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Istanbul in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 2 hours. In July, Istanbul is a bit warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:

Thessaloniki, Greece

— 2 nights

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): kick back and relax at Peraia Beach, indulge your taste buds at Ktima Gerovassiliou, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agioi Apostoloi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agia Aikaterini, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and finally contemplate the long history of Church of Saint Panteleimon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Zeitenlik, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolis Cathedral of Agios Gregorios Palamas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of St. Theodora, then make a trip to The Catacombs of St. John the Baptist, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Panagia Dexia.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Istanbul to Thessaloniki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Thessaloniki is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Istanbul, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Thessaloniki, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Tirana.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

Tirana, Albania

— 2 nights
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
On the 2nd (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Bektashi World Center, explore the historical opulence of Petrela Castle, soak away your stress at Deluxe Spa & Massage, explore the historical opulence of Preza Castle, then examine the collection at Ethnographic Museum of Kruja, and finally stop by Old Bazaar (Pazari i Vjeter). On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum of Secret Surveillance, get engrossed in the history at House of Leaves, kick back and relax at The Beach Bar, then get engrossed in the history at Durres Archaeological Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Fatih Mosque.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tirana trip maker.

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Tirana takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Traveling from Thessaloniki to Tirana, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Podgorica.

Things to do in Tirana

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Baths

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

Podgorica, Montenegro

— 3 nights
One of Europe's most relaxed and newest capital cities, Podgorica sits on the confluence of two rivers, with two sides of it offering two different options for exploring.
On the 4th (Wed), make a trip to Church of St. Petka, kick back and relax at Sutomore Beach, then take a spin around town with Tourist Agency Outdoor & More, then explore the activities along Morača River, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. George's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Money Museum, see the interesting displays at Art Museum of Montenegro, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Montenegro, then get engrossed in the history at King Nicholas Museum, then examine the collection at Njegoš Museum Biljarda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Court Church on Cipur.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Podgorica trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Tirana to Podgorica in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Podgorica

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Annunciation, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Treasury, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Little Church of St. Nicholas (Crkva sv. Nikole), then look for gifts at House of Nature, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dubrovnik Beer Company. Here are some ideas for day two: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, kick back and relax at Lapad Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sveti Jakov Beach, steep yourself in history at St. John's Fortress, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dominican Monastery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Podgorica to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

Split, Croatia

— 2 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 9th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Omis Cetina Canyon, contemplate the long history of Fortress Mirabella (Peovica), contemplate the waterfront views at Omis and Cetina River, then explore the historical opulence of Starigrad Fortress, then take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Senses Split. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Temple of Jupiter, kick back and relax at Kasuni Beach, then explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, then examine the collection at Froggyland, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bacvice Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Split trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Split in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Split, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Trieste.

Things to do in Split

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:

Trieste, Italy

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo Sveviano, see the interesting displays at Civico Museo della Civilta Istriana Fiumana e Dalmata, examine the collection at Il Magazzino dei Venti (Museo della Bora), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta, then delve into the distant past at Parco archeologico Muggia vecchia, and finally stroll through Bagni comunali Lanterna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo del Governo, make a trip to Palazzo del Lloyd Triestino (oggi della Giunta Regionale), pause for some photo ops at Le Ragazze di Trieste, explore the ancient world of Fondo Cal, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Pagani, and finally explore the ancient world of Domus e Palazzo Episcopale.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Trieste trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Split to Trieste takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. August in Trieste sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Trieste

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): grab your bike and head to La Strada Ciclabile Treviso-Ostiglia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata Lungo il Fiume Sile, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Treviso, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Giustina, then take in the architecture and design of University of Padova, and finally contemplate the long history of Piazza dei Signori. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giacomo di Rialto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Francesco della Vigna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Salvador, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santo Stefano.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Venice online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Trieste to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Alessandro in Zebedia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Giorgio al Palazzo, examine the collection at Museo Studio Francesco Messina, examine the collection at Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Decorative Arts, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Simpliciano. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Cristoforo sul Naviglio, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, delve into the distant past at Strada Coperta, Strade Sotterranee e Cavallerizza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Certosa di Milano, then examine the collection at Casa Milan, and finally contemplate the long history of Porta Nuova.

For reviews and more tourist information, read our Milan trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Genoa, Italy

— 2 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 17th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni Marinella, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni Aldebaran, kick back and relax at Bagni Marechiaro, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia del Corvo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni Torretti, and finally get outside with Bagni Colombo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Chiesa di Santo Stefano, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica delle Vigne, examine the collection at Palazzo Doria Tursi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Macelli di Soziglia, then head outdoors with Societa Ippica del Bardigiano, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Madonnetta.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Genoa tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Milan to Genoa in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Genoa can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Genoa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

Monte-Carlo, Monaco

— 2 nights
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Charles Church, take an in-depth tour of New National Museum of Monaco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Sainte Devote, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Napoleonic Souvenirs (Musee des Souvenirs Napoleoniens), then brush up on your military savvy at Musee Naval de Monaco, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Casino, learn more about the world around you at Musee D’Anthropologie Prehistorique, cast your line with aliceBoat, get a sense of history and politics at Palais de justice de Monaco, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chocolaterie de Monaco, and finally see the interesting displays at Princess Grace Irish Library.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Monte-Carlo trip builder.

Drive from Genoa to Monte-Carlo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Monte-Carlo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:

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 21st (Sat), appreciate the history behind Partie de Cartes de Raimu, relax in the rural setting at Var Lamas, take some stellar pictures from Chapelle Notre-Dame de Pitie, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer, then see majestic marine mammals with Decouverte du Vivant, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Capelan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musee Regards de Provence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vincent de Paul Church, then head outdoors with Visite des Calanques, then head outdoors with Calanque de Callelongue, and finally head outdoors with Archipel Loisirs Nautique.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Marseille journey planner.

Drive from Monte-Carlo to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Monte-Carlo in August, Marseille is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Perpignan.

Things to do in Marseille

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:

Perpignan, France

— 2 nights
Perpignan is a city, a commune, and the capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at Harmonie des Sens, learn about winemaking at Les Caves du Roussillon, don't miss a visit to La Mauresque, then kick back and relax at Plage de Paulilles, then do a tasting at Domaine Berta Maillol, and finally do a tasting at Banyuls l'Etoile. On the next day, do a tasting at Chateau de Rey, explore the world behind art at Centre de Sculpture Romane, learn more about the world around you at Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques., then take in the exciting artwork at Centre International du Photojournalisme, and finally admire the masterpieces at A Cent Metres du Centre du Monde.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Perpignan tour planner.

Drive from Marseille to Perpignan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Perpignan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Perpignan

Museums · Wineries · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:

Barcelona, Spain

— 5 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.
Get outdoors at Platja d’es Codolar and Cambrils Beach Platja Prat d'En Fores y Regueral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parish Church of Sant Roma and Plaça de Sant Felip Neri. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Tossa de Mar (Scuba & Snorkeling & Chapel of Our Lady of Socorro), Playa S'Abanell (in Blanes) and Santa Cristina Hermitage (in Lloret de Mar). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Cala Crancs, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nova Mar Bella Beach, see the interesting displays at Museu Del Joguet De Catalunya, and take a stroll through San Marti d'Empuries.

Plan a Barcelona trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Perpignan to Barcelona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 29:

Valencia, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Palacio de los Condes de Cervellon, admire the sheer force of Gorgo De La Escalera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de la Virgen del Castillo, contemplate the long history of Cullera, Valenica, Spain, then see the interesting displays at Chocolates Comes Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Playa del Perellonet. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of John's Saints, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Juan del Hospital, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Real Colegio Seminario de Corpus Christi, then contemplate the long history of Puerta de la Mar, then see the interesting displays at Museo Historico Militar de Valencia, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de San Vicente Ferrer de Valencia.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Valencia trip builder website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Valencia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Malaga.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:

Malaga, Spain

— 1 night

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 1st (Wed), kick back and relax at Torrevijia Beach, kick back and relax at Carvajal Beach, see the interesting displays at Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Mijas, see the interesting displays at Enoteca Museo del Vino Mijas, then get outside with Adventure Rider Centre, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Historico-Etnologico. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Los Alamos / El Canuelo, look for all kinds of wild species at Garden of Eagles (Jardin de Las Aguilas), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Calahonda, then stroll through Senda Litoral Dunas de Artola, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Picos de Mijas.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Malaga road trip app.

You can fly from Valencia to Malaga in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Malaga sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:

Seville, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Towers

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 3rd (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at Museo Militar Regional, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Ana, ponder the world of politics at Ayuntamiento (City Hall), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Jesus del Gran Poder, then admire the masterpieces at Centro de la Cerámica de Triana, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de los Marineros. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capilla de San Jose, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Antonio Abad (El Silencio), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Magdalena, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia del Sagrario, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Caridad, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palacio de San Telmo.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Seville trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Seville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Adventure
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 16 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Museu de Marinha and Museu Colecao Berardo will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Castelo dos Mouros and Batalha Monastery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Batalha (Capelas Imperfeitas & Igreja Matriz da Batalha), Grutas de Mira de Aire (in Mira de Aire) and Leiria (Castelo de Leiria, Igreja do Espirito Santo, &more). Dedicate the 20th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Capela dos Ossos, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Tomar.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Lisbon. September in Lisbon sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 20:

Monaco travel guide

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Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.