24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  6 h
3
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  7 h
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Ferry:  5 h 15 min
8
Fira, Greece
— 1 day
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: San Francisco, United States

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Step off the beaten path and head to Westminster Abbey and British Library. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Winchester (Winchester Cathedral & Winchester City Mill) and Jane Austen's House Museum (in Chawton). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Courtauld Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The London Film Museum - Covent Garden, and make a trip to Big Ben.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our London online tour itinerary planner.

San Francisco, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. June in London sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Winchester, Jane Austen's House Museum, The Musical Museum
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The Musical Museum ©
The Musical Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
The Courtauld Gallery ©
The Courtauld Gallery

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee Marmottan Monet and Ile Saint-Louis. Get outdoors at Île de la Cité and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de La Roche-Guyon (in La Roche-Guyon), Versailles (Grand Canal & The Trianons & The Hamlet) and Chateau de Maintenon (in Maintenon). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip planning site.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. When traveling from London in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, Chateau de Maintenon
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
You'll explore and learn at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Musee Fragonard. Get a sense of the local culture at Lérins Islands and Ville medieval. Venture out of the city with trips to Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur (in Thorenc), Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins (in Mougins) and Theoule sur Mer (Jets'Cool & La Pointe de l'Aiguille). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Haut de Cagnes, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and make a trip to Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste - Le Voeu.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice day trip planning app.

Fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nice, with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Theoule sur Mer, Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur, Musee Fragonard, Ville medieval, Lérins Islands
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Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice ©
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

2
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.
Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Museo Diocesano e Capitolare di Terni capture your imagination. Head to Art and Office - Tintin and Comics and The Spirit of Caravaggiofor plenty of shopping. Step out of Rome to go to Marmore and see Cascata delle Marmore, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome vacation planner.

Fly from Nice to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in June, you will find days in Rome are a bit warmer (84°F), and nights are about the same (65°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Vatican City, Terni
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 24th (Thu), make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, take an in-depth tour of Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, thenexplore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, examine the collection at Stibbert Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, thenponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Florence itinerary maker app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Florence sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Castello di Monteriggioni
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico di Venezia and Basilica di Santa Anastasia. Visit Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore for their historical value. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Piazza dei Signori (in Padua) and Verona (Piazzale Castel San Pietro, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, take a stroll through Dorsoduro, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Venice travel route builder site.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. June in Venice sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Verona, Piazza dei Signori
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Centro Storico di Venezia ©
Centro Storico di Venezia
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore and learn at Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Khalkis), Mycenae (Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, Lion Gate, &more) and Nafplio (Archaeological Museum of Nauplion & Nauplion Promenade). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, take an in-depth tour of Numismatic Museum, get into the urban bustle at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary app.

Getting from Venice to Athens by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Venice in June, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mycenae, Nafplio, Scuba & Snorkeling, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

1
day
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the exciting artwork at Asimis Kolaitou Art Gallery Santorini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenadmire the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fira trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Fira: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Wineries Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Akrotiri
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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