21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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21 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Porto, Portugal
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Le Lavandou, France
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
2
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
subway + train:  2​h 45​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
7
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Porto, Portugal

2
nights
Le Lavandou, France

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. On the 25th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Grande Plage du Lavandou, step into the grandiose world of Grimaud Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Escalet Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de l'Anglade, then stroll through Plage de Jean Blanc, and then kick back and relax at Plage de Cavaliere.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Le Lavandou tour itinerary planning app .

Porto, Portugal to Le Lavandou is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Le Lavandou. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Porto in July; daily highs in Le Lavandou reach 33°C and lows reach 21°C. You will leave for Ravello on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Plage de l'Escalet, Chateau de Grimaud
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Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

4
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Visit Lido Capo di Conca and Fornillo for some beach relaxation. Let the collections at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Museo della Carta capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Ravello: Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods) (in Agerola) and Nana' Positano (in Positano). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea Apostolo, stop by Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Ravello travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Le Lavandou to Ravello with the Route module. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Le Lavandou in July since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Amalfi, Lido Capo di Conca
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Via Condotti and Officine Creative Roma. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi, subway, and train from Ravello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rome, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Head to Mercato Centrale and QUOIO By Rough Florencefor plenty of shopping. Visiting Castello di Verrazzano and Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, and look for gifts at Janniderma.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence travel route builder website .

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in August since evenings lows in Florence dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Castello di Verrazzano
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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.
On the 6th (Mon), snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, and finally examine the collection at Porta della Carta.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Venice day trip website .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Venice are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Ostermalm Saluhall, then examine the collection at Skansen, and then see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum, then head off the coast to Stockholm Old Town, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally see the interesting displays at Fotografiska.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm road trip app .

Fly from Venice to Stockholm in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in August, things will get a bit cooler in Stockholm: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for Istanbul.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): wander the streets of Sultanahmet District, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, then steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul journey planning app .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Istanbul takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Istanbul. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in August, with highs in Istanbul at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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