17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Duluth, United States
Fly:  17​h
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
bus + Fly + train:  8​h 15​min
Lindos, Greece
— 4 nights
bus + Fly + bus:  25​h
Duluth, United States

2
days
Dublin, Ireland

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): make a trip to Temple Bar, sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, and then contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Saint Patrick's Cathedral and then take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Dublin trip generator.

Duluth, USA to Dublin is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Duluth to Dublin, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in Dublin, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

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Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar

2
days
Paris, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Palace of Versailles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower, then step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and finally steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Paris vacation planner.

Getting from Dublin to Paris by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Palace of Versailles
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Arc de Triomphe

3
days
Venice, Italy

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Isola di Burano and St Mark's Campanile. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica di San Marco and St. Mark's Square. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, examine the collection at Porta della Carta, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Venice itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Venice are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Isola di Burano
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Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande
St. Mark's Square

3
days
Rome, Italy

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Basilica di San Pietro and Piazza Navona for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore and Trastevere. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Vatican Museums, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rome holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Venice in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 55°F at night. You'll set off for Lindos on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum
Basilica di San Pietro
Vatican Museums

4
days
Lindos, Greece

A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Visit Agios Pavlos Beach (Saint Paul) and Lindos Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Anthony Quinn Bay and Tsambika Beach. Go for a jaunt from Lindos to Rhodes Town to see Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes about 54 minutes away. Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, stroll through Agathi Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Afandou Beach.

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Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Rome to Lindos takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Lindos. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lindos when traveling from Rome in October, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lindos

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Anthony Quinn Bay, Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, Tsambika Beach, Afandou Beach, Agathi Beach
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Agios Pavlos Beach (Saint Paul)
Village of Lindos
Anthony Quinn Bay

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