46 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Metaponto, Italy
— 1 night
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Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
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Salerno, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Porto Santo Stefano, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 5 nights
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
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Marseille, France
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal — 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Park and National Palace of Pena and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima. Explore hidden gems such as Quinta da Regaleira and Capela dos Ossos. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra National Palace (in Sintra), Evora (Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), &more) and Centro Historico de Cascais (in Cascais). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Batalha Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, visit Bairro Alto, and pause for some serene contemplation at Capelas Imperfeitas.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lisbon online trip itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, Lisbon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 12th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Plaza de la Villa, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Puerta de Alcala, then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, then explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and finally examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

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You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Madrid is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in July, you will find days in Madrid are somewhat warmer (94°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 5 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Explore hidden gems such as Wine Tours & Tastings and Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey. Museum-lovers will appreciate Parc de Montjuic and CosmoCaixa Barcelona. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Tossa de Mar (Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar & Vila Vella (Old Town)) and Fenals Beach (in Lloret de Mar). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, and steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona tour itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in July, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are slightly colder, around 84°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Metaponto.
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Metaponto, Italy — 1 night

Metaponto is a small town of about 1,000 people in the province of Matera, Basilicata, Italy. On the 19th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Metaponto, look for gifts at Cioccolateria San Bernardino, explore the ancient world of Tavole Palatine - Tempio di Hera, then delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico dell’Area Urbana, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Nettuno.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Metaponto online itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Barcelona to Metaponto with the Route module. Traveling from Barcelona in July, you will find days in Metaponto are a bit warmer (91°F), and nights are about the same (70°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ravello.
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Ravello, Italy — 2 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): examine the collection at Museo della Carta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Atrani, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and finally steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, then view the masterpieces at Art & Craft Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Ravello online trip planner.

Getting from Metaponto to Ravello by car takes about 3.5 hours. When traveling from Metaponto in July, plan for slightly colder days in Ravello, with highs around 84°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Salerno.
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Salerno, Italy — 1 night

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): delve into the distant past at Castello di Arechi, then view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia della Crestarella, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Salerno travel route planner.

You can drive from Ravello to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as Palatine Hill and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. Colosseum and Vatican Museums will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica in Ostia Antica, about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Venezia, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and admire the striking features of Villa Borghese.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rome attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in July, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Porto Santo Stefano.
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Porto Santo Stefano, Italy — 5 nights

You'll get in some beach time at La Playa del Carma and Spiaggia Campese. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bagno Il Delfino and Cala Mar Morto. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto Santo Stefano: Isola Del Giglio (Bagno Da Mimmo & Bagno Shaddai).

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Porto Santo Stefano trip planning tool.

You can drive from Rome to Porto Santo Stefano in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Porto Santo Stefano are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Piazza del Duomo and Duomo di Siena. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Nazionale del Bargello and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Venture out of the city with trips to Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca), Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano) and Siena (Palazzo Chigi Saracini, Piazza del Campo, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Porto Santo Stefano to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Genoa.
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Genoa, Italy — 5 nights

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi and Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Galata Museo del Mare and Palazzo Ducale. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Genoa: Spotorno (Samoa Club Beach & Bagni Velazzurra), Bagni Nettuno (in Borghetto Santo Spirito) and Bagni Perelli (in Loano). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia del Silenzio, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni Liliana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia San Giovanni Evangelista di Pre, and take advantage of the amenities at Bagni Gallo.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Genoa tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Florence to Genoa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Genoa, with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.
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Nice, France — 4 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.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town and La Croisette. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Castel Plage and Coco Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Cannes (Le Suquet & Rue d'Antibes) and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice, stroll through Plage de la Lanterne, and don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais.

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You can drive from Genoa to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Nice are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marseille.
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Marseille, France — 5 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Let the collections at Carrieres des Lumieres and Fondation Vasarely capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Orange (Catedral d'Orange, Roman Theatre of Orange, &more), Amphitheatre (les Arenes) (in Arles) and Chateau des Baux de Provence (in Les Baux de Provence). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, get engrossed in the history at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, make a trip to Cours Mirabeau, and steep yourself in history at Caves du Palais Saint Firmin.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Marseille vacation planner.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Marseille, with lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Bernalda travel guide

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Bernalda is a town and comune in the province of Matera, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. The frazione of Metaponto is the site of the ancient city of Metapontum.Until the 15th century, it was called Camarda. It is home to a castle built in the 15th century during the Aragonese rule in the Kingdom of Naples.The patron Saint of Bernalda is Saint Bernardino of Siena. The celebration of Saint Bernardino is on 20 May and on 23 August.Main sightsReligious buildingsMother Church, built in the 1530s by Bernardino de Bernaudo. Originally the church was very small with only one nave. During the XVII, the church was built up with a second nave. In the church there were: a cemetery for priests under the choir, and a second cemetery, near the baptisimal font, for children who died within the seventh year of life. The church was refurbished in the 1950s, 1960s and 2000s.Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel: this church was subject to at least two or three refurbishiments and amplifications, before obtaining the current appearance. In 1678 the church was received an altar with the image of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel painted on the wall. In the second half of the 19th century, it was enlarged to accommodate the statues and a big wooden 17th-century crucifix.Convent Church. The Convent of St. Antonio from Padova, with the attached church, was founded in 1616. At the time of the titling of the church, two factions arranged among the observants: a part that wanted to dedicate the church to the Immaculate, the other one to St. Antonio from Padova. The fate chose St. Antonio. The current front of the church was built in the 19th century. After the Italian unification many properties, often of historical importance and owned by the Ecclesiastical Fund, became state assets. So that the monks made over their convent to the Municipal offices. In the right nave is located the 19th-century crucifix.

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Amalfi Coast travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Gardens
Renowned for its beautiful landscape and medieval fishing villages that cling precariously to the Mediterranean cliffs, the Amalfi Coast is one of Italy's top vacation destinations. This World Heritage Site stretches for about 50 km (30 mi) on the southern side of the Sorrentine peninsula and offers numerous places to visit, from terraced lemon gardens and whitewashed villas to cliff-top views of the sea. Explore the coastline's towns, bays, and resorts. During the peak tourist season, the Amalfi Coast's single seaside road is often jammed with dozens of buses. For that reason, the ubiquitous scooter may be the best way to get around and sightsee. You can also access quite a bit by bicycle.
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