16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
3
Nice, France
— 2 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, thendon't miss a visit to Belém Tower, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Avenida da Liberdade, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge. Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of Rossio Square, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and then admire the striking features of Park and National Palace of Pena.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon tour itinerary planning app.

Cairo, Egypt to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cairo to Lisbon. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in September: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Park and National Palace of Pena
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

3
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Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Shop till you drop at Le Marais and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in September, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

2
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Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Rue d'Antibes and then wander the streets of La Croisette. On the next day, stop by Vieille Ville and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coco Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice trip builder.

You can fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in October, with highs in Nice at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Cannes
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Siena and Campanile di Giotto. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piazza del Campo and Pitti Palace. Step out of Florence to go to Lucca and see Le mura di Lucca, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florence vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Florence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Le mura di Lucca
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Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

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nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Fornillo, get some fabulous bargains at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, thenview the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ravello trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Ravello takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in October since evenings lows in Ravello dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Fornillo
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Pantheon and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Villa Adriana in Tivoli--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, delve into the distant past at Forum of Augustus, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rome online tour planner.

You can drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rome, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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