28 days in Western Europe Itinerary

28 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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28 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  27​h
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Lampedusa, Italy
— 2 nights
ferry:  4​h 30​min
6
Agrigento, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
San Vito lo Capo, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
8
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney, Australia


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3
nights
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.
Visiting Île de la Cité and Seine River will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palace of Versailles and Louvre Museum. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile Saint-Louis, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

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Sydney, Australia to Paris is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in August, things will get a bit warmer in Paris: highs are around 29°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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 ©

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Casa Batllo and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Get some historical perspective at El Barri Gòtic and Barcelona Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Barceloneta Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Santa Lucia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Mar Bella, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip maker app .

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Canal Grande and Bagni Alberoni. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Mark's Square and Basilica di San Marco. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Le Tegnue dell'Alto Adriatico (in Caorle) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice attractions planning site .

Fly from Barcelona to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in August since evenings lows in Venice dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Le Tegnue dell'Alto Adriatico, Scrovegni Chapel
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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.
St. Peter's Basilica and Catacombe di San Callisto will appeal to history buffs. Relax by the water at Stabilimento Balneare le Palme and V Lounge Beach Club. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

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You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Lampedusa, Italy

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Faro di Capo Grecale, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Santuario di Nostra Signora di Lampedusa, Lampedusa, stroll through Cala Croce Beach, and then make a trip to Cala Guitgia.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lampedusa travel planner .

Fly from Rome to Lampedusa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in September since evenings lows in Lampedusa dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Agrigento.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach

2
nights
Agrigento, Italy

Agrigento ©
Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi), and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima, delve into the distant past at Eraclea Minoa, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Agrigento road trip site .

You can ride a ferry from Lampedusa to Agrigento in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa, Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci

2
nights
San Vito lo Capo, Italy

A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get outside with Riserva Naturale Organizzata Dello Zingari. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Cappella di Santa Crescenzia, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Macari, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Di San Vito.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Vito lo Capo road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Agrigento to San Vito lo Capo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in San Vito lo Capo are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari
Santuario Di San Vito ©
Santuario Di San Vito

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get in touch with nature at The Big Cat Sanctuary and Moose X-Training Ltd. Get some cultural insight at Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the London trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from San Vito lo Capo to London takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from San Vito lo Capo to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Vito lo Capo in September, things will get little chillier in London: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

The Big Cat Sanctuary
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The Big Cat Sanctuary ©
The Big Cat Sanctuary
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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