25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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25 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Bus + Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Postojna, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  19​h 15​min
End: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Duomo di Orvieto. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Civita di Bagnoregio and Giardino dei Tarocchi. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Necropoli di Tarquinia (in Tarquinia), Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore) and Pozzo di San Patrizio (in Orvieto). It doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa d'Este and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planner .

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Belo Horizonte to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belo Horizonte in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Orvieto, Necropoli di Tarquinia, Civita di Bagnoregio, Villa d'Este, Giardino dei Tarocchi
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Cascata delle Marmore ©
Cascata delle Marmore
Civita di Bagnoregio ©
Civita di Bagnoregio

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Explore hidden gems such as Centro Storico and Duomo di Pisa. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Centro Storico di Siena & Torre del Mangia) and Abbazia di San Galgano (in Chiusdino).

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Florence travel tool .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Siena, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Duomo di Pisa, Abbazia di San Galgano
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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Piazza Bra. Get some cultural insight at Cannaregio and San Giorgio Maggiore. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Castello Estense (in Ferrara), Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel) and Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore & Museo di Castelvecchio). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Verona, Padua, Castello Estense
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Castello Estense ©
Castello Estense
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

2
nights
Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): Head underground at Postojna Cave and then Head underground at Skocjan Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Portoroz Beach, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Rotunda of St John the Baptist, and finally step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Postojna road trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Postojna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Postojna. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), Skocjan Caves, Portoroz Beach, The Rotunda of St John the Baptist
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

1
night
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): examine the collection at Muzeji radovljiške občine Radovljica, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then trek along Vintgar Gorge.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled itinerary app .

You can drive from Postojna to Bled in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Vintgar Gorge, Muzeji radovljiške občine Radovljica
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Muzeji radovljiške občine Radovljica ©

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Take a break from the city and head to Marjan Park and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Old Split. When in Split, make a side trip to see Historic City of Trogir in Trogir, approximately 46 minutes away. It doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius and wander the streets of Riva Harbor.

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

Traveling by car from Bled to Split takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Split when traveling from Bled in May, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Historic City of Trogir
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Lapad. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Speed Boats Tours. Step out of Dubrovnik to go to Cavtat and see Cavtat Old Town, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac, learn about all things military at Museum of Croatian War of Independence, examine the collection at War Photo Limited, and browse the collection at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dubrovnik trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mt Pilatus and Titlis. Get in touch with nature at Parasailing & Paragliding and Rhine Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Trümmelbachfälle (in Lauterbrunnen) and Old Town (in Zurich). There's more to do: snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Dubrovnik to Lucerne by combination of flight and train takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Dubrovnik in May, things will get a bit cooler in Lucerne: highs are around 21°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Parasailing & Paragliding, Trümmelbachfälle, Rhine Falls, Old Town, Titlis
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Titlis ©
Titlis
Parasailing & Paragliding
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

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