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 Russian Museum capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Palace Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg, take an in-depth tour of Peter and Paul Fortress, 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 Royal Yacht Britannia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stirling Castle and Edinburgh Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, 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 Nature

Side Trips

Rosslyn Chapel, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Stirling Castle, Lindisfarne Priory
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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 do Camilo. Escape the urban bustle at Ponta da Piedade and Praia da Marinha. Change things up with these side-trips from Albufeira: Bordeira Beach (in Carrapateira), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Praia Dona Ana (in Lagos). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Saint Vincent, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and kick back and relax at Praia da Cordoama.

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 Cordoama, Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Marinha, Cape Saint Vincent
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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 Île de la Cité. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen in Rouen, about 2h 15 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Louvre Museum, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris sightseeing website.

Getting from Albufeira to Paris by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albufeira to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Albufeira in August, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 29°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can 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 Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Explore Hyeres' surroundings by going to Plage de Gigaro (in La Croix-Valmer), Plage de Cabasson (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas) and Le Lavandou (Plage de Cavaliere & Plage d'Aiguebelle). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage noire du Langoustier and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage des Bonnettes.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hyeres holiday tool.

Getting from Paris to Hyeres by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in August, with highs in Hyeres at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Scuba & Snorkeling, Plage des Bonnettes
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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 Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio & Arena di Verona). 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 Nature

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 Santa Maria in Trastevere. Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

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 castiglione. 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: Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano (in Positano) and Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara). 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, Lido Capo di Conca, Spiaggia di Atrani, Spiaggia Lannio
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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 Suleymaniye Cami are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Topkapi Palace and Istanbul Modern capture your imagination. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul online holiday builder.

Fly from Ravello to Istanbul in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Ravello in September, you will find days in Istanbul are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums
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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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