24 days in Western Europe Itinerary

24 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Amalfi, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights

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Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi ©

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 2nd (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Fornillo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amalfi holiday planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Amalfi is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in April: highs in Amalfi hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi ©
Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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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.
On the 4th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then take a stroll through Trastevere, and finally have fun and explore at Welcome to Rome.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rome, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 6th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally learn about winemaking at Castello del Trebbio. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Florence travel site.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stroll around Parc Guell. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta

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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.
On the 10th (Fri), take a stroll through Alfama, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally wander the streets of Rossio Square. On the next day, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, then do a tasting at The Best Portugal, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Alfama ©
Alfama
Rossio Square ©
Rossio Square

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Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
We've included these beaches for you: Brora Beach and Nairn Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Embo Beach (in Embo), Tarbat Discovery Centre (in Portmahomack) and Loch Morlich (in Aviemore). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Rosemarkie Beach and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Glen Ord Distillery Visitor Centre & Whisky Shop.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Inverness online tour builder.

You can fly from Lisbon to Inverness in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a train. In April, Inverness is slightly colder than Lisbon - with highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Inverness

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Brora Beach ©
Brora Beach
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Bruges is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, and make a trip to The Markt.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges travel planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Inverness to Bruges in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Inverness to Bruges, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
The Markt ©
The Markt

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
On the 18th (Sat), wander the streets of Le Marais, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then visit Montmartre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Paris are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Arena di Verona & Piazza delle Erbe). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Paris in April since evenings lows in Venice dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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