41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Constanta, Romania
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h
3
Albufeira, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Hyeres, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
6
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
10
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Constanta, Romania

4
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
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.
Let the collections at Grand Peterhof Palace and The Bath Block capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and The Marly Palace. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Saint Isaac's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg, contemplate the long history of Palace Square, and see the interesting displays at The Anna Akhmatova Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the St. Petersburg route planner.

Constanta, Romania to St. Petersburg is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Constanta to St. Petersburg. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Constanta in August: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Grand Peterhof Palace ©
Grand Peterhof Palace
Peter and Paul Fortress ©
Peter and Paul Fortress

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and National Museum of Scotland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stirling Castle and Edinburgh Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh journey builder site.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Edinburgh takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Edinburgh is minus 3 hours. Traveling from St. Petersburg in August, things will get slightly colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lindisfarne Priory, Stirling Castle, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Rosslyn Chapel
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Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel

4
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
We've included these beaches for you: Falesia Beach and Praia Dona Ana. Escape the urban bustle at Ponta da Piedade and Praia Da Rocha. Change things up with these side-trips from Albufeira: Praia do Camilo (in Lagos), Bordeira Beach (in Carrapateira) and Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Saint Vincent, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Cordoama, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Albufeira online trip planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to Albufeira in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Edinburgh in August; daily highs in Albufeira reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Praia Da Rocha, Bordeira Beach, Praia da Marinha, Praia da Cordoama
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Praia do Camilo ©
Praia do Camilo
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Montmartre and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen & Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, make a trip to Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paris online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Albufeira to Paris takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Albufeira in August, with highs in Paris at 29°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rouen
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage de la Faviere and Plage de Jean Blanc. Visiting Plage de Sylvabelle and Plage d'Aiguebelle will get you outdoors. Explore Hyeres' surroundings by going to Plage de Cabasson (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas), Plage de Gigaro (in La Croix-Valmer) and Plage de Cavaliere (in Le Lavandou). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage La Capte, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage noire du Langoustier.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Hyeres trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Paris to Hyeres by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in August; daily highs in Hyeres reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, La Croix-Valmer, Plage des Bonnettes, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza San Marco and Arena di Verona. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio & Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Venice online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hyeres to Venice takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Verona
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 29th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thensnap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

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Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Galleria Borghese and Church of St. Louis of the French. Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Pantheon. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

4
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Take a break from the city and head to Fornillo and Spiaggia di Atrani. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Villa Rufolo. Get out of town with these interesting Ravello side-trips: Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara) and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano (in Positano). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Lido Capo di Conca, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Ravello trip planner.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Spiaggia Lannio, Lido Capo di Conca, Spiaggia di Atrani
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Areas of Istanbul and Suleymaniye Cami . There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip maker tool.

Getting from Ravello to Istanbul by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Ravello to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ravello in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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