23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
7
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
8
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
9
Paris, France
— 3 nights
10
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

2
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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rome online attractions planner.

New York City, USA to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Rome hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 16th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Florence day trip app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Florence, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostel svatého Jiljí, thensteep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Vrtba Garden, wander the streets of Lesser Town, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Prague trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Florence in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Prague: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
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 20th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, thenstroll around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), thenget engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (The Markt, Groeningemuseum, &more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and see the interesting displays at Atomium.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
The Markt ©
The Markt

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, thenadmire the landmark architecture of El Pabellón de Barcelona, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Barcelona journey builder app.

Traveling by flight from Brussels to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in May, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

1
night
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, don't miss a visit to Plaza de España, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville road trip app.

Getting from Barcelona to Seville by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seville, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 28th (Fri), examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, thencontemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Parque del Retiro, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary app.

Getting from Seville to Madrid by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seville in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Madrid, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, don't miss a visit to La Galerie des Batailles, and admire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): make a trip to Buckingham Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Big Ben.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for little chillier days in London, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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