16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe tour planner

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Fly
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Ravello
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Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

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, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then appreciate 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, then get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and then explore the historical opulence 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 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can fly to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Paris, France

— 3 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.
Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Le Marais and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Paris online route builder.

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 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:

Nice, France

— 2 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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 3 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 24°C and lows at 17°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 · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Duomo di Siena. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Baptistery of St. John and Pitti Palace. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Piazza del Campo (in Siena) and Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca). 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 pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto.

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 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:

Ravello, Italy

— 2 nights
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, then view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, then contemplate 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 combination of train and taxi from Florence to Ravello takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in October since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

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 Pantheon. St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza Navona will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Villa Adriana in Tivoli--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rome online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Rome takes 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 little chillier in Rome, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12: