31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 1 night
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Kusadasi, Turkey
— 1 night
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Patmos, Greece
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Rhodes Town, Greece
— 1 night
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 1 day
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Kefalos, Greece
— 1 night
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 1 day
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Fira, Greece
— 1 night
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Milos, Greece
— 3 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 4 nights
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Oia, Greece
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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San Gimignano, Italy
— 1 night
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Pisa, Italy
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Collodi, Italy
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Bologna, Italy
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Venice, Italy
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Paris, France
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Athens, Greece — 1 night

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, and then appreciate the history behind Erechtheion. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, then contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, then stop by Anafiotika, and finally wander the streets of Plaka.

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

Montreal, Canada to Athens is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Montreal to Athens. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Montreal in October; daily highs in Athens reach 28°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Kusadasi.
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Kusadasi, Turkey — 1 night

Unreservedly dedicated to tourism, Kusadasi sits on the Aegean coastline and acts as a gateway to the ancient city of Ephesus, one of the country's major Greco-Roman archaeological sites.
For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kusadasi trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Kusadasi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Kusadasi can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will leave for Patmos on the 3rd (Mon).
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Patmos, Greece

Attracting religious pilgrims and wealthy jet set alike, Patmos is an island of contrasts.
On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Monastery of Saint John the Theologian and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of Profitis Ilias.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Patmos route planning website.

Traveling by car from Kusadasi to Patmos takes 9 hours. In October in Patmos, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Rhodes Town.
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Rhodes Town, Greece — 1 night

A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at Rhodes Jewish Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, then contemplate the long history of Street of the Knights, and finally take a memorable tour with Makarounas Fishing Trip Rhodes.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rhodes Town trip itinerary maker app.

You can travel from Patmos to Rhodes Town in 9 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Mykonos Town.
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Mykonos Town, Greece — 1 day

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stop by Mytho, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panayia Tourliani.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip planner.

Getting from Rhodes Town to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Traveling from Rhodes Town in October, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Kefalos.
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Kefalos, Greece — 1 night

A small town with well-developed tourist infrastructure, Kefalos stretches along the slopes of a gentle hill, its immaculate beaches drawing pleasure seekers from around the world.
On the 6th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, then examine the collection at Traditional House of Kefalos, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Stefanos Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kefalos trip planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Kefalos in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Kefalos are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Corfu Town.
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Corfu Town, Greece — 1 day

Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
On the 7th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Schulenburg Statue, then explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, then examine the collection at Casa Parlante, and finally visit Corfu Old Town.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town driving holiday planner.

Fly from Kefalos to Corfu Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Fira.
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Fira, Greece — 1 night

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 8th (Sat), examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, then do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery, then see the interesting displays at Cultural Village, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelli of Pyrgos.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Fira holiday maker website.

Getting from Corfu Town to Fira by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In October in Fira, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Milos.
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Milos, Greece — 3 nights

Island of Colors

The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Escape the urban bustle at Drougas Tours & Sailing and Thiorichia Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Kalogries Beach and Ecclesiastical Museum of Milos - Church of the Holy Trinity. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Venetian Castle of Milos, relax and rejuvenate at Milea Massage Milos, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological museum of Milos, and see the interesting displays at Sand Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Milos journey builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Milos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daily temperatures in Milos can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Fira.
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Fira, Greece — 4 nights

Take a break from the city and head to Kamari Beach and Bella Aurora & Thalassa. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail and The Santozeum Museum. Step out of Fira with an excursion to La Ponta in Akrotiri--about 30 minutes away. Enjoy Fira some more: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, learn about winemaking at Gavalas Winery, step into the grandiose world of Venetian Castle of Santorini, and kick back and relax at Red Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Fira trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Milos to Fira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sun) before leaving for Oia.
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Oia, Greece — 2 nights

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stop by Aquamarine Jewelry, take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Oria Art Gallery, and finally indulge your senses at Meliton tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with Atlantis Oia Dive Centre and then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Oia day trip planning app.

Oia is just a short distance from Fira. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Take a break from the city and head to Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle Aventino. Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Venezia, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and contemplate the long history of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Oia to Rome in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Oia to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oia in October, plan for little chillier nights in Rome, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 22nd (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then examine the collection at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza della Repubblica.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Florence vacation planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. October in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to San Gimignano.
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San Gimignano, Italy — 1 night

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): do a tasting at Tenuta Torciano, learn about winemaking at Podere Poggio Alloro, get a taste of the local shopping with Balducci Ceramica, take an in-depth tour of Torre e Casa Campatelli, then take in the exciting artwork at La Bottega del Sale di Duccio Nacci photographer, and finally don't miss a visit to San Gimignano Bell Tower.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Gimignano road trip app.

You can drive from Florence to San Gimignano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Pisa.
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Pisa, Italy

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Pisa, do a tasting at Fattoria San Vito, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Pisa driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Pisa sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Collodi.
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Collodi, Italy

On the 24th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pieve dei Santi Tommaso e Ansano.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Collodi trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Pisa to Collodi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bologna.
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Bologna, Italy

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bologna trip planner.

Getting from Collodi to Bologna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll set off for Venice on the 24th (Mon).
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Venice, Italy — 1 day

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 25th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, get to know the fascinating history of Campo del Ghetto, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, then admire the masterpieces at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Venice planning app.

You can drive from Bologna to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Venice, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 4 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Army Museum and Ile Saint-Louis. Visiting Île de la Cité and Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, make a trip to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, and explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Paris road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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Find places to stay Oct 25 — 30:

Rhodes travel guide

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Island of the Knights
An island of green hills, fertile valleys, and golden beaches, Rhodes blends cosmopolitan and traditional cultures, exemplified by its traditional taverns, upscale hotels, and archaeological sites. Nicknamed the "Island of Roses," this island offers visitors a chance to discover lively tourist resorts in the north and tranquil rural areas in the south. The island's slow pace seems utterly unaffected by the challenges of mass tourism, its permanent residents stubbornly clinging to their age-old traditions and relaxed lifestyle. As you explore the areas farther away from the busy coastline, take time to meet the garrulous locals in their natural environment, the village tavern.
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Santorini travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.
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Tuscany travel guide

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Landmarks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.
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