42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Presidente Prudente, Brazil
Fly:  26 h
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Valence, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
6
Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Genoa, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
9
Verona, Italy
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
10
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
11
Bologna, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
12
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
13
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
14
Naples, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Presidente Prudente, Brazil

4
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

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Presidente Prudente, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 25- hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Presidente Prudente in August: highs in Paris hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Oude Griffie, The Markt, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), take in nature's colorful creations at Castle of Laeken, and admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bruges
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

3
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Geneva is known for nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Geneva day trip app.

Getting from Brussels to Geneva by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Brussels, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Geneva, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Parks Nature
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:
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Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Palais des Nations, Genève ©
Palais des Nations, Genève

2
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 31st (Tue), make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, then stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, then stop by Les Bonbons de Julien, and finally wander the streets of Place des Jacobins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, and finally admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lyon trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Lyon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Valence.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

2
nights
Valence, France

Valence ©
On the 2nd (Thu), stroll around Parc Jouvet, get outside with Col de Rousset, and then admire the local landmark of Fontaine Monumentale. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Centre du Patrimoine Armenien, admire the striking features of La Maison des Tetes, admire the striking features of Maison Dupre-Latour, then make a trip to Place des Clercs, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Apollinaire.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Valence road trip tool.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Valence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Monaco-Ville.

Things to do in Valence

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Col de Rousset
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:
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Parc Jouvet ©
Parc Jouvet
Col de Rousset ©
Col de Rousset
La Maison des Tetes ©
La Maison des Tetes

1
night
Monaco-Ville, Monaco

Monaco-Ville ©
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
On the 4th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins Saint Martin et Sainte Barbe, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, don't miss a visit to Place du Palais, then make a trip to Prince's Palace, and finally make a trip to Apotheosa Monaca.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Monaco-Ville trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Valence to Monaco-Ville takes 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Monaco-Ville when traveling from Valence in September, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Historic Sites Parks
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Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Place du Palais ©
Place du Palais
Les Jardins Saint Martin et Sainte Barbe ©
Les Jardins Saint Martin et Sainte Barbe

2
nights
Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 5th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, then take an in-depth tour of Museo di Palazzo Reale, and finally take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Raccolta Frugone, then get interesting insight from Tours, then admire the striking features of House of Gio Carlo Brignole, and finally put a fun spin on your tour with Ilgioco.net - Escape Room Games & more.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Genoa travel website.

You can drive from Monaco-Ville to Genoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Genoa

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello ©
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Boat Tours & Water Sports

1
night
Milan, Italy

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 7th (Tue), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Milan online trip builder.

Traveling by train from Genoa to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Genoa in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Milan, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:
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Walking tours
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

3
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Verona is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see where the action happens at Arena di Verona, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Verona online trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Verona by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Tours Adventure
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

3
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Pisani Moretta, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

Before you visit Venice, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. September in Venice sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 14th (Tue), make a trip to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Vitale, make a trip to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Petronio, and finally see the interesting displays at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giacomo Maggiore, then make a trip to Piazza Maggiore, and finally don't miss a visit to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bologna tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Bologna, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ravenna, Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia ©
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence tour itinerary maker app.

Getting from Bologna to Florence by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

6
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Amalfi (Centro Storico, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more), Atrani (Chiesa di San Salvatore de Birecto & Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena) and Praiano (Torre di Grado & Spiaggia della Gavitella). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, head outdoors with Cilento, and get engrossed in the history at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Naples road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Naples, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Positano, Salerno, Atrani
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Cilento ©
Cilento

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