47 days in Europe Itinerary

47 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
2
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Nice, France
— 6 nights
5
Hyeres, France
— 6 nights
6
Paris, France
— 5 nights
7
Rouen, France
— 4 nights
8
Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
9
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Head to Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou' and Technohoros Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Family-friendly places like Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum will thrill your kids. When in Athens, make a side trip to see Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae, approximately Mycenae away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Plaka, take in the exciting artwork at Taf The Art Foundation, explore the galleries of Eleni Marneri Galerie, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens itinerary planner.

Washington DC, USA to Athens is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Washington DC to Athens, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Athens are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Glyfada Beach, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

5
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.
Get outdoors at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Stabilimento Balneare le Palme. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Via Condotti and Soqquadro APS. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome online road trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gallerie Degli Uffizi and M.G. Design. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Bagno Maurizio (in Viareggio). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Florence trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Florence. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Castello del Trebbio, Bagno Maurizio
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

6
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.
Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Scuba & Snorkeling. Family-friendly places like Marineland and Vieille Ville will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Swim with Dolphins (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule), La Croisette (in Cannes) and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Castellane). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Coco Beach, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nice journey planner.

Drive from Florence to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in July, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are a bit warmer (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Marineland, Swim with Dolphins, La Croisette, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Marineland ©
Marineland

6
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Visit Archaeological Site of Olbia - Town of Hyères and Chateau d'Hyeres for their historical value. Kids will appreciate attractions like Plage noire du Langoustier and Plage de Sylvabelle. Change things up with these side-trips from Hyeres: Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Scuba & Snorkeling & Plage de la Faviere), Le Lavandou (Plage de Cavaliere, Plage de Jean Blanc, &more) and Plage de l'Escalet (in Ramatuelle). There's still lots to do: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the exciting artwork at Villa Noailles, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Louis, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de l'Estagnol.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hyeres online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Hyeres takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Hyeres when traveling from Nice in August, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Plage de l'Escalet, Port de Cavalaire
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Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Montmartre, and contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris travel planning website.

Traveling by flight from Hyeres to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, Paris is a bit cooler than Hyeres - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Carre du Theatre de l'Hotel de Ville will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Normandy American Cemetery and Cimetiere Saint-Sever. Venture out of the city with trips to Bayeux War Cemetery (in Bayeux) and Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, steep yourself in history at Gros-Horloge, and see the interesting displays at Historial Jeanne d’Arc.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rouen tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Rouen can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Ambleside.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bayeux, Falaises d'Etretat, Carre du Theatre de l'Hotel de Ville, Normandy American Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat

6
nights
Ambleside, United Kingdom

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. For shopping fun, head to The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop or Heaton Cooper Studio. Get in touch with nature at Catbells Lakeland Walk and Alpacaly Ever After. Get out of town with these interesting Ambleside side-trips: Predator Experience (in Ayside), Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Derwentwater, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, enjoy some diversion at Ambleside Climbing Wall, and admire the masterpieces at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ambleside holiday builder app.

Getting from Rouen to Ambleside by combination of car and train takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Grasmere, Windermere, Keswick, Bowness-on-Windermere, Predator Experience
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall

5
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.
Let the collections at National Gallery and The British Museum capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Buckingham Palace and Natural History Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Covent Garden, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our London driving holiday site.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Ambleside to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In August in London, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Bournemouth Beach
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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