27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Granada, Spain
— 6 nights
Drive
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El Cuervo de Sevilla, Spain
— 1 night
Drive to Jerez Airport, Fly to Lisbon
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly
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Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive
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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Bilbao, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Biarritz, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Bordeaux, France
— 1 night
Fly
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Brest, France
— 1 night
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Fly to Paris Orly, Bus to Denfert-Rochereau, Train to Tours
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Tours, France
— 1 night
Train
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Paris, France
— 1 night
Train
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Drive
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Fly
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Malaga, Spain

— 1 night

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Central de Atarazanas, explore the world behind art at Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares, pause for some serene contemplation at Malaga Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, then get engrossed in the history at Museo de Malaga, and finally get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Malaga visit planning app.

Istanbul, Turkey to Malaga is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Malaga. In August, daytime highs in Malaga are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:

Granada, Spain

— 6 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Alhambra and Saint Jerome Monastery will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Albayzin and Basilica de San Juan de Dios. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Granada: Montefrio (Castillo de Montefrio & Iglesia de la Encarnacion) and Ubeda (Church of San Pablo, Santa Maria de los Reales Alcazares, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, make a trip to Carrera del Darro, contemplate the long history of Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla, and admire the striking features of Court of the Lions.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Granada online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in August, Granada is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to El Cuervo de Sevilla.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 12:

El Cuervo de Sevilla, Spain

— 1 night
Nestled in the sun-scorched plain of Spain's second largest river, El Cuervo de Sevilla is a small municipality with a rural feel.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Antiguo Cabildo y Cilla Municipal, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de La Oliva, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capilla de la Aurora, appreciate the history behind Monumento a Elio Antonio de Nebrija, then contemplate the long history of Calle Monjas, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermita de la Virgen del Castillo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read El Cuervo de Sevilla trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Granada to El Cuervo de Sevilla in 3 hours. In August in El Cuervo de Sevilla, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in El Cuervo de Sevilla

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 1 night

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 14th (Sat): take a stroll through Avenida da Liberdade, admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, explore the historical opulence of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, then make a trip to Belém Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Roque, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon day trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from El Cuervo de Sevilla to Lisbon with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from El Cuervo de Sevilla to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from El Cuervo de Sevilla in August: highs in Lisbon hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

Porto, Portugal

— 1 night

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
On the 15th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja dos Carmelitas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Carmo, look for gifts at Livraria Lello, get to know the fascinating history of Rua das Flores, then learn about winemaking at Casa Ramos Pinto, and finally learn about winemaking at Porto Augusto's.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Porto trip website.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Porto is slightly colder than Lisbon - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:

Santiago de Compostela, Spain

— 1 night

City of Stone

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Colegiata del Sar, stop by Mercado de Abastos de Santiago, pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio e iglesia de San Pelayo, then make a trip to Botafumeiro, then don't miss a visit to Igreja de San Fructuoso, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Catedralicio.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Santiago de Compostela trip planner.

Drive from Porto to Santiago de Compostela in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can fly to Bilbao.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:

Bilbao, Spain

— 1 night

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 17th (Tue), get into the urban bustle at Azkuna Zentroa, catch some excitement at La Ribera Market, get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de San Vicente Mártir de Abando, then explore the historical opulence of Palacio de la Diputacion, and finally look for gifts at Martina de Zuricalday Pastry Shops.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bilbao planner.

You can fly from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Bilbao, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Biarritz.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

Biarritz, France

— 1 night
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium de Biarritz, kick back and relax at La Cote des Basques, examine the collection at Planete Musee du Chocolat Biarritz, look for gifts at Mercado Les Halles, then head outdoors with La Grande Plage, and finally kick back and relax at Plage du Miramar.

To plan Biarritz vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Bilbao to Biarritz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Biarritz sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:

Bordeaux, France

— 1 night

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
On the 19th (Thu), wander the streets of Port de la Lune, admire the local landmark of Monument aux Girondins, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Notre-Dame, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Bordeaux Lac, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse, and finally don't miss a visit to Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Biarritz to Bordeaux in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Brest.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:

Brest, France

— 1 night
Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): expand your understanding of the military at Base Navale de Brest, enjoy the sea views from Le Phare du Petit Minou, visit a coastal fixture at Plage du Petit Minou, admire the masterpieces at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Brest, then see the interesting displays at Abri Sadi Carnot, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee national de la Marine.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brest tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Bordeaux to Brest takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bordeaux in August: high temperatures in Brest hover around 24°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tours.

Things to do in Brest

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:

Tours, France

— 1 night

Garden of France

Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Hotel Gouin, get a new perspective on nature at Museum d'Historie Naturelle de Tours, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Halles, get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville de Tours, then explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts Tours, and finally contemplate the long history of Cathedrale Saint-Gatien.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tours trip maker app.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Brest to Tours in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Brest, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tours, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Tours

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

Paris, France

— 1 night

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.
On the 22nd (Sun), shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité, then kick back and relax at Paris Plage, and finally step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip maker site.

You can take a train from Tours to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Paris sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 1 night

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock, hike along Circuit Wenzel, take an in-depth tour of Fort Thungen, steep yourself in history at Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), then don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City journey planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Luxembourg City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Luxembourg City are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:

Bruges, Belgium

— 1 night

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the views from St Bonifacius Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of De Vos Almshouse (Godshuis de Vos), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, contemplate the long history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, and finally look for gifts at Depla Chocolatier.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bruges travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Luxembourg City to Bruges by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

Antwerp, Belgium

— 3 nights
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Step out of the city life by going to Sint-Annastrand and Sunset Beach. Visit Grote Markt and Begijnhof Lier for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Antwerp: Lier (Zimmer Tower & Sint-Anna en Sint-Joachim Godshuis) and St. Rumbold's Cathedral (in Mechelen). There's much more to do: examine the collection at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, get to know the fascinating history of Vlaeykensgang, and ponder the world of politics at Town Hall (Stadhuis).

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Antwerp trip builder app.

Getting from Bruges to Antwerp by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Moco Museum, explore the activities along Herengracht, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Getting from Antwerp to Amsterdam by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll through Amager Strandpark, admire the striking features of Kastellet, admire the masterpieces at The Hirschsprung Collection (Den Hirschsprungske Samling), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), then explore the different monuments and memorials at Assistens Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Christiansborg Slot. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holmens Kirke, visit Nyhavn, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Alban's Church, then admire the striking features of Amalienborg, and finally visit Christiania.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:

Luxembourg travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Churches
Green Heart of Europe
One of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg celebrates its wealth of natural and historical sites as well. Landlocked by Belgium, France, and Germany, this nation represents a blend of cultures, which are evident as you explore the nation's villages, outdoor attractions, and capital. If you prefer city living, discover Luxembourg City's old town, with World Heritage status. This small nation's rolling countryside is equally charming, offering castles and plenty of opportunity for recreation and leisure. Go for a bike ride, hike the country's mountainous region, or spend time at renowned vineyards.