47 days in Europe Itinerary

47 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
3
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
4
Nice, France
— 5 nights
5
Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
8
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
9
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
10
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
11
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights

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.
Explore London's surroundings by going to Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh) and Cheltenham Minster (in Cheltenham). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our London online trip maker.

Abilene, USA to London is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Abilene to London, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Abilene, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in London, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Cotswold Archery, Cheltenham Minster, Cotswolds Distillery
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris holiday builder tool.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Rouen, Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 2:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

3
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Change things up with these side-trips from Marseille: Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence), Plage noire du Langoustier (in Hyeres) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Cassis). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Route des Cretes, stroll through Plage d'Aiguebelle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Marseille online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Marseille takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Marseille: highs are around 88°F and lows about 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Route des Cretes, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, Plage noire du Langoustier, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:
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Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Route des Cretes ©
Route des Cretes

5
nights
Nice, France

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Cannes (Les Murs Peints & Lérins Islands) and Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and stroll through Plage Naturiste De La Batterie.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice day trip website.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Marseille in July, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (81°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Cannes, Antibes, Plage Naturiste De La Batterie, Massif de l'Esterel
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 10:
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Food Tours
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel

3
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Ravello (Duomo di Ravello & Villa Rufolo), Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Cloister del Paradiso) and Positano (Fornillo, Il Sentiero Degli Dei, &more). Next up on the itinerary: race across the water with a speed boat tour and kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Naples online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Naples takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nice in July: highs in Naples hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Ravello, Amalfi, Speed Boats Tours, Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

4
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

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You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, Florence is a bit cooler at night with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Guardastelle Vineyard, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 21:
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua) and Arena di Verona (in Verona). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

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Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Venice sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Scrovegni Chapel, Arena di Verona
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:
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Like a Venetian ©
Like a Venetian
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Zermatt takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Aletsch Glacier
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat

4
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Zurich (Lake Zurich & Fraumünster Church), Aare River (in Bern) and Interlaken (Seilpark Interlaken, Speed Boats Tours, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lucerne trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Lucerne by train takes about 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Lucerne are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Interlaken, Zurich, Jungfraujoch, Aare River
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 1:
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Glasgow Tigers Speedway in Glasgow, about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Edinburgh road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Lucerne to Edinburgh takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lucerne to Edinburgh. Traveling from Lucerne in August, expect Edinburgh to be slightly colder, temps between 65°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Glasgow Tigers Speedway
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 6:
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Glasgow Tigers Speedway ©
Glasgow Tigers Speedway
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

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