21 days in Italy, Prague & The Netherlands Itinerary

21 days in Italy, Prague & The Netherlands Itinerary

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Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ossuccio, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Václav Havel Airport Prague
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Nieuwegein
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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Cape Town International Airport

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Amalfi Coast, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Trastevere. Visit Colosseum and Vatican Museums for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome travel planning tool.

Cape Town, South Africa to Rome is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cape Town to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in September, with highs in Rome at 32°C and lows at 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

3
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Cinque Terre, Italy

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Portovenere, Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, Santuario di Nostra Signora di Reggio, and other attractions. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castello Doria and Cinque Terre Trails. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll around Vernazza and tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre journey planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Cinque Terre in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. October in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Tue) before leaving for Ossuccio.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Ossuccio, Italy

Your day by day itinerary now includes La Punta Spartivento, Villa Carlotta and Isola Comacina. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sacro Monte di Ossuccio and Chiesa di San Giacomo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ossuccio trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Ossuccio takes 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cinque Terre in October; daily highs in Ossuccio reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Prague.

Things to do in Ossuccio

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Petřín has been added to your itinerary. Let the collections at St. George's Basilica and Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Staromestske namesti and Stary zidovsky Hrbitov. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostel svatého Jiljí, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Prague online tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ossuccio to Prague. Traveling from Ossuccio in October, expect Prague to be little chillier, temps between 15°C and 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Nieuwegein.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums

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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

Nieuwegein is a municipality and city in the Dutch province of Utrecht. Your day by day itinerary now includes Keukenhof.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nieuwegein journey builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Prague to Nieuwegein. October in Nieuwegein sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nieuwegein

Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Lake Como travel guide

4.2
Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Churches
A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."

The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.