53 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

53 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Boston, United States
1
Boston, United States
— 1 day
Fly:  10 h
2
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 3 nights
Drive:  11 h
5
Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Montpellier, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
La Condamine, Monaco
— 4 nights
Drive:  9 h 30 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Naples, Italy
— 4 nights
Ferry:  10 h
11
Palermo, Italy
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  9 h 30 min
12
Bari, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h
13
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
14
Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
15
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
End: Venice, Italy

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Boston, United States

Boston
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Boston online vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Theodore Francis Green State Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in March, and nighttime lows around 29°F. On the 20th (Sun), you're off to Porto.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Outdoors Museums
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nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
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.
Rua Santa Catarina has been added to your itinerary. There's much more to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, and shop like a local with Livraria Lello.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Porto driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Porto takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Boston to Porto. In March, Porto is a bit warmer than Boston - with highs of 60°F and lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pocas Vinhos
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Pocas Vinhos ©
Pocas Vinhos
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Liberdade Square
Liberdade Square

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alfama as well as Arco do Triunfo. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 48°F. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 27:
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Alfama ©
Alfama
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

3
nights
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Rock of Gibraltar. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Main Street, explore the striking landscape at St. Michael's Cave, and then explore the striking landscape at The Rock of Gibraltar.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gibraltar trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Lisbon to Gibraltar in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Gibraltar due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in March, and nighttime lows around 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Wed) before leaving for Valencia.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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St. Michael's Cave ©
St. Michael's Cave
The Rock of Gibraltar ©
The Rock of Gibraltar
The Rock of Gibraltar ©
The Rock of Gibraltar

3
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Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Casco Antiguo. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Central Market of Valencia, meet the residents at Oceanografic Valencia, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Valencia journey website.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Gibraltar to Valencia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Gibraltar in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Valencia, with lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Neighborhoods
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
Oceanografic Valencia ©
Oceanografic Valencia

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Boqueria as well as Camp Nou. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Valencia in April: highs in Barcelona hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Montpellier.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Camp Nou ©
Camp Nou

4
nights
Montpellier, France

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Les Arceaux, Esplanade de l'Europe, Chateau de Flaugergues, and other attractions. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montpellier: Pont du Gard (in Vers-Pont-du-Gard) and Avignon (Palais des Papes & Pont d'Avignon). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Pierre, contemplate the long history of Porte du Peyrou, and admire the masterpieces at Musee Fabre.

Make your Montpellier itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Barcelona to Montpellier by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Montpellier can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to La Condamine.

Things to do in Montpellier

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Avignon, Pont du Gard
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Place de la Comedie ©
Place de la Comedie
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

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nights
La Condamine, Monaco

La Condamine ©
La Condamine is the central Ward in the Principality of Monaco. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Larvotto Beach. There's still lots to do: try to win big at Casino of Monte-Carlo, take a leisurely stroll along Monte Carlo Harbor, admire the landmark architecture of Place du Palais, and contemplate the long history of Prince's Palace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the La Condamine online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Montpellier to La Condamine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Rome.

Things to do in La Condamine

Parks Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trips

Monte-Carlo, Monaco-Ville, Port de Fontvieille
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Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco
Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace

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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.
You've added Via dei Coronari, Via del Corso, Via Condotti, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Rome vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from La Condamine to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Naples is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, go for a walk through Lungomare Caracciolo, make a trip to Spaccanapoli, and explore the historical opulence of Castel dell'Ovo.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Naples holiday planner.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Naples are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sun) before leaving for Palermo.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums
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Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Piazza del Plebiscito ©
Piazza del Plebiscito

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nights
Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Valle dei Templi as well as Poggioreale. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Palermo online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Naples to Palermo in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or ride a ferry. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Bari.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Poggioreale, Valle dei Templi
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Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace
Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi

2
nights
Bari, Italy

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
You've now added Piazza Mercantile to your itinerary.

Plan my trip to Bari with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Palermo to Bari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. April in Bari sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Fri) before leaving for Florence.

Things to do in Bari

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Grotte di Castellana
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Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You've added Florence Academy of Fine Arts, Via de' Tornabuoni, Borgo Stretto, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Florence day trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Bari to Florence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pisa
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 3:
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Via Monte Napoleone, La Scala Guided Tour, Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo, and see the interesting displays at Civic Archaeological Museum.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Milan attractions planning site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Milan sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Doge's Palace, Arena di Verona, Piazza delle Erbe, and other attractions you added. Go for a jaunt from Venice to Verona to see Casa di Giulietta about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Piazza San Marco, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Take a train from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Verona
Find places to stay May 7 — 11:
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Ponte di Rialto ©
Ponte di Rialto

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