21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fira, Greece
— 1 night
2
Skiathos, Greece
— 1 night
3
Sorrento, Italy
— 1 night
4
Positano, Italy
— 1 night
5
Salerno, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
7
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
8
Nice, France
— 2 nights
9
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
10
Saint-Tropez, France
— 2 nights
11
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
12
Paris, France
— 3 nights

1
night
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): do a tasting at Boutari Winery, then kick back and relax at Caldera Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fira trip site.

Manchester, UK to Fira is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Fira due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manchester in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Fira, with highs around 35°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Skiathos.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Boutari Winery
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Boutari Winery ©
Boutari Winery

1
night
Skiathos, Greece

Skiathos ©
Boasting some of Greece's finest beaches, Skiathos swells with vacationers from colder European countries at the height of the tourist season.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Skiathitiko Spiti, then delve into the distant past at Kastro Ke Medieval Ekklisia, and then stroll through Lalaria Beach.

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

You can fly from Fira to Skiathos in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, daily temperatures in Skiathos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Skiathos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Lalaria Beach ©
Lalaria Beach
Kastro Ke Medieval Ekklisia ©
Kastro Ke Medieval Ekklisia
Skiathitiko Spiti ©
Skiathitiko Spiti

1
night
Sorrento, Italy

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Vivaio Ruoppo, admire the verdant scenery at Il Vallone dei Mulini, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sorrento vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Skiathos to Sorrento in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Skiathos to Sorrento due to the time zone difference. July in Sorrento sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Food Tours
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Il Vallone dei Mulini ©
Il Vallone dei Mulini

1
night
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then head outdoors with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, then head outdoors with Spiaggia della Gavitella, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Positano online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Sorrento to Positano in an hour. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In July in Positano, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Praiano
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos ©
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos

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nights
Salerno, Italy

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
On the 9th (Fri), delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, and finally head outdoors with Cilento. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): head outdoors with Chalet de Mar, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Trofimena, then sample the fine beverages at Liquorificio Mansi Carlo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Salerno holiday builder site.

Drive from Positano to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Minori, Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Chalet de Mar ©
Chalet de Mar
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, then look for gifts at House of Nature, and then wander the streets of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, contemplate the long history of Dubrovnik City Walls, then stroll through Sveti Jakov Beach, and finally head off the coast to Lokrum Island.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik vacation maker tool.

You can fly from Salerno to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Salerno in July since evenings lows in Dubrovnik dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, examine the collection at Museum of Senses Split, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano. On the next day, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then examine the collection at Galerija Emanuel Vidovic, and then appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Split driving holiday app.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Split in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Split are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

2
nights
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 15th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Galerie Elegance, sample the tasty concoctions at Colgan's Brewery, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nice trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Split to Nice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Split in July: highs in Nice hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Marineland, Colgan's Brewery, Galerie Elegance, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Scuba & Snorkeling

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night
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco, then steep yourself in history at Prince's Palace, and then try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Monte-Carlo trip planner.

Monte-Carlo is just a stone's throw from Nice. In July, daytime highs in Monte-Carlo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Casinos · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jardin Exotique de Monaco, Prince's Palace
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:
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Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco

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nights
Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get outside with Sublim Sky, then see the vivid underwater world at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Calanque de Maubois. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de L'Argentiere, get outside with Plage du Pellegrin, and then make a trip to Fort de Bregancon.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Tropez trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monte-Carlo to Saint-Tropez takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Monte-Carlo in July, expect nights in Saint-Tropez to be slightly colder, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Raphael, La Londe Les Maures, Fort de Bregancon, Sublim Sky, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:
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Plage du Pellegrin ©
Plage du Pellegrin
Plage de L'Argentiere ©
Plage de L'Argentiere
Sublim Sky ©
Sublim Sky

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nights
Marseille, France

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 20th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic natural features at La Calanque de Figuerolles, and then get outside with Ile Verte. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, stroll through Plage de la Coudouliere, then experience rural life at Var Lamas, and finally don't miss a visit to Collegiale Saint Pierre.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Marseille trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Marseille in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Marseille are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Six-Fours-les-Plages, La Ciotat, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Var Lamas ©
Var Lamas

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, Paris is a bit cooler than Marseille - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Versailles
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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