14 days in Europe Itinerary

14 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe Trip Planner

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, Train to Lugano
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train to Milan Malpensa, Fly to Barcelona
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly

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Lugano, Switzerland

— 1 night

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 31st (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Castelli di Bellinzona, explore the historical opulence of Castelgrande, and then kick back and relax at Lido di Lugano.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lugano visit website.

Sydney, Australia to Lugano is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Lugano to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Fun & Games

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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

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 2nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and then make a trip to Casa Batllo. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parc Guell and then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona journey planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Lugano to Barcelona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lugano in November, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors
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Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stop by Cannaregio, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Harry's Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto and then enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Moon.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Barcelona in November, with highs in Venice at 15°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and St. Clement Basilica. Take a break from the city and head to Sabbianera Super Beach and Mediterranea. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Campo de' Fiori, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and stop by Trastevere.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in November, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Athens, Greece

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Visiting Glyfada Beach and Mount Lycabettus will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Parthenon. Next up on the itinerary: visit Plaka, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Athens road trip website.

You can fly from Rome to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Rome in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

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