32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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32 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  28​h
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Naples, Italy
— 1 night
subway + taxi:  1​h 30​min
5
Amalfi, Italy
— 3 nights
taxi + subway:  1​h 30​min
6
Naples, Italy
— 1 night
7
Milan, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Alba, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
10
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
11
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
12
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
13
Oia, Greece
— 2 nights
End: Sydney, Australia

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to PortAventura in Salou, about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, stroll through Plaja de Sant Sebastian, admire the landmark architecture of El Pabellón de Barcelona, and don't miss a visit to Magic Fountain (Font Magica).

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip builder app .

Sydney, Australia to Barcelona is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In September, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

PortAventura
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Fundacio Joan Miro ©
Fundacio Joan Miro
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Venancio da Costa Lima (in Palmela), Cascais (Centro Historico de Cascais & Boca do Inferno) and Parque Natural da Arrabida (in Setubal). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Belém Tower, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and kick back and relax at Costa de Caparica.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner .

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cascais, Parque Natural da Arrabida, Venancio da Costa Lima, Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei
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Boca do Inferno ©
Boca do Inferno
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Padrao dos Descobrimentos ©
Padrao dos Descobrimentos

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.
On the 12th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Belardi and then steep yourself in history at Giardino di Ninfa. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Museo Storico Piana delle Orme and then find something for the whole family at Cinecitta World.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rome travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Rome. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Giardino di Ninfa, Via Belardi, Museo Storico Piana delle Orme
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:
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Cinecitta World ©
Cinecitta World
Castel Romano Designer Outlet ©
Castel Romano Designer Outlet
Museo Storico Piana delle Orme ©
Museo Storico Piana delle Orme

1
night
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to Piazza del Plebiscito.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Naples online trip planner .

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Naples sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Piazza del Plebiscito ©
Piazza del Plebiscito
Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli ©

3
nights
Amalfi, Italy

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look for gifts at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, ponder the design of Fontana sant'Andrea, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Amalfi trip planner .

Do a combination of subway and taxi from Naples to Amalfi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Naples in September since evenings lows in Amalfi dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Amalfi

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Il Sentiero Degli Dei
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

1
night
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Piazza del Plebiscito, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vesuvio, and then contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of taxi and subway from Amalfi to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Naples. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Vesuvio National Park
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Piazza del Plebiscito ©
Piazza del Plebiscito
Vesuvio National Park ©
Vesuvio National Park

few
hours
Milan, Italy

Milan
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.
To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Milan trip site .

Getting from Naples to Milan by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Naples in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Milan, with lows around 16°C. You will leave for Alba on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife Historic Sites Outdoors
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4
nights
Alba, Italy

Alba ©
Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Venture out of the city with trips to Mondovicino Outlet Village (in Mondovi), Santuario della Madonna del Carmine (in Prunetto) and Sanremo (Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia) & Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, grab your bike and head to Pista Ciclabile Riva Ligure - Arma di Taggia, take in the waterfront at Porto Oneglia, and explore the historical opulence of Castello dei Doria.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Alba trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Alba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Alba, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Alba

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Sanremo, Mondovicino Outlet Village, Pista Ciclabile Riva Ligure - Arma di Taggia, Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, Dolceacqua
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Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia) ©
Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia)
Dolceacqua ©
Dolceacqua
Porto Oneglia ©
Porto Oneglia

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musei Civici Di Palazzo Farnese, admire the masterpieces at Duomo Di Piacenza, make a trip to Basilica di Sant'Antonino, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo Gotico, and finally pause for some photo ops at Cavalli Farnesiani.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Milan day trip planner .

You can drive from Alba to Milan in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Piacenza, Rocca d'Olgisio
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Basilica di Sant'Antonino ©
Basilica di Sant'Antonino
Palazzo Gotico ©
Palazzo Gotico
Basilica di Santa Maria di Campagna ©

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, steep yourself in history at Old Split, and then contemplate the long history of Historic City of Trogir.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Split trip planner .

Fly from Milan to Split in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Split can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Historic City of Trogir, Church Of St. Roch
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
On the 28th (Sat), make a trip to Pile Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Old Town and then step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

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

You can take a bus from Split to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Museums Parks

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

Before you visit Athens, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Athens due to the time zone difference. In September, Athens is a bit warmer than Dubrovnik - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

2
nights
Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
On the 2nd (Wed), kick back and relax at Red Beach, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and finally view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then stop by Replica, and then take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Oia trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Oia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry; or ride a ferry. October in Oia sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Akrotiri
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani

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