27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Madrid, Spain
Fly:  4 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
3
Bologna, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Bus:  7 h
9
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
End: Madrid, Spain

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palatine Hill, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, and other attractions you added. It doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Colosseum and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rome driving holiday planner.

Madrid, Spain to Rome is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You'll set off for Bologna on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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5
nights
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bologna: Riccione (Playa del Sol & Oltremare), Piazza Maggiore (in Naggio) and Ravenna (Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, Basilica San Vitale, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, see the interesting displays at Italy in Miniature, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Madonna di San Luca, and steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore.

Discover how to plan a Bologna trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Florence to Bologna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October in Bologna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ravenna, Riccione, Italy in Miniature, Piazza Maggiore, Acquario di Cattolica
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Playa del Sol ©
Playa del Sol
Secret Zone ©
Secret Zone
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Riva del Carbon, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Venice trip site.

Traveling by car from Bologna to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Venice sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Prague trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in October, with highs in Prague at 15°C and lows at 7°C. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Fun & Games Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Room Escape Games
Petrin Tower ©
Petrin Tower

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
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 13th (Sun): make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin itinerary maker site.

Drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
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Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin ©
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to Zandmotor (in The Hague), Delft (BuytenDelft & Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland) and Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, have fun at Postcard Experience, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take an in-depth tour of Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Delft, Zandmotor, Efteling
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BuytenDelft ©
BuytenDelft
Efteling
Efteling
Room Escape Games

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Lisbon by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Wildlife Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 23rd (Wed), explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Madrid online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Madrid is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Lisbon in October, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza de Oriente ©
Plaza de Oriente

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