26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Lucca, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

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 7th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Palazzo Massimo di Rignano Colonna, make a trip to Ancient Rome, then delve into the distant past at Necropoli della Banditaccia, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Orsini-Odescalchi. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Bunker Soratte and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Bracciano.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in November: high temperatures in Rome hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Lucca, Italy

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Churches

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
On the 9th (Sat), make a trip to Badia Di San Pietro a Camaiore, then examine the collection at Sant'Anna di Stazzema, and then make a trip to Eremo Di Calomini. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pieve dei Santi Giovanni ed Ermolao, step into the grandiose world of Rocca di Vicopisano (del Brunelleschi), then explore the world behind art at Museo di Arte Contemporanea Lu.C.C.A. - Lucca Center of Contemporary Art, and finally look for gifts at La Boutique dei Golosi.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucca trip planning tool.

You can drive from Rome to Lucca in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Lucca can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Lucca

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 11th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di Caravaggio - Santa Maria del Fronte, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Teodoro, then get curious at Pavia University History Museum, and finally make a trip to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Torri Medievali, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Di Santa Maria Nuova, and finally stroll around Parco Castello.

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Traveling by car from Lucca to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Lucca, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:

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.
On the 13th (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria e San Donato, then get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata lungo la restera, and finally steep yourself in history at Piazza dei Signori. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Treviso, then don't miss a visit to I Buranelli, then make a trip to Isolotto della Pescheria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta e Chiesa di Santa Fosca.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Venice road trip app.

Drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Venice are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Shopping

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Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): stroll through Triglav National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, stroll around Congress Square (Kongresni trg), then take in panoramic vistas at Skyscraper (Neboticnik), and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

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You can drive from Venice to Ljubljana in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, Ljubljana is slightly colder than Venice - with highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Vienna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Tours · Trails · Outdoors

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Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Cafe Gloriette. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), then get a sense of history and politics at Osterreichisches Parlament, and finally walk around Volksgarten.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Vienna tour planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Vienna by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus of Prague, admire the landmark architecture of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, then take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, then pause for some photo ops at Franz Kafka Monument, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, explore the galleries of Lobkowicz Palace, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague online trip maker.

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. November in Prague sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Parks
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Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the wide array of goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe). Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Sanssouci Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Potsdam's Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Berlin Central Station, and finally steep yourself in history at Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin online day trip planner.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 25th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Wallace Collection. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Standen and then take an in-depth tour of Amberley Museum.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read London online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Berlin to London in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Berlin to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in London can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:

Paris, France

— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau) and then stroll around Parc de Sceaux. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Vincennes, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Germain, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Maintenon, and finally steep yourself in history at La Maison Picassiette.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In November, daytime highs in Paris are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:

Province of Lucca travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Historic Sites · Observation Decks
Lucca is a city and comune in Tuscany, Central Italy, on the Serchio, in a fertile plain near the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is the capital of the Province of Lucca. It is famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls.

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Veneto travel guide

4.2
Bodies of Water · Historic Walking Areas · Specialty Museums
An independent republic until Napoleon's invasion in 1797, Veneto is among the wealthiest and most developed regions in the country. The region has a bustling tourism industry, drawing nearly 70 million visitors annually to its historical, natural, artistic, cultural, musical, and culinary treasures. Though most tourists begin and end their Veneto holiday in Venice, the area has plenty more to offer. A range of attractions await beyond the capital city, including World Heritage-listed Palladian villas, seaside resorts, vineyards, lakes, beaches, thermal baths, lush parks, and imposing mountain ranges. Veneto's clubs, bars, and restaurants make for a lively nightlife in the region's thriving cities.