16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Calgary, Canada
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Calgary, Canada

1
day
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.
On the 4th (Thu), examine the collection at Madame Tussauds London, thenexplore the world behind art at The British Museum, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the London travel route planner.

Calgary, Canada to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Calgary to London due to the time zone difference. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can take a train to Paris.

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Madame Tussauds London ©
Madame Tussauds London
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Speed Boats Tours

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eiffel Tower as well as Louvre Museum. Popular historic sites such as Champs-Elysees and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou capture your imagination. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Le Marais, admire the landmark architecture of Luxembourg Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Pres, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder app.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Paris hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Wed) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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 Vatican Museums as well as Colosseum. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): shop like a local with Galleria Russo, shop like a local with ALEFBET, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, take in the exciting artwork at I Colori di Dentro di Maria Grazia Luffarelli, thenmake a trip to Trevi Fountain, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thenstop by Gelateria Panna e Liquirizia, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip builder.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, stop by Goccia Shoes, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally view the masterpieces at Collezione Roberto Casamonti.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florence route planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

3
nights
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.
On your second day here, browse for treasures at Gioielleria Eredi Jovon, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, view the masterpieces at Scuola Dalmata S.ti Giorgio e Trifone, thendon't miss a visit to La Biennale di Venezia - Arsenale, thenview the masterpieces at Le Stanze del Vetro, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Giudecca 795 Art Gallery.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Venice driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for London.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
You've now added Windsor Castle to your itinerary. On the 16th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle, admire the striking features of Clarence House, thenmake a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally don't miss a visit to Covent Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, thenget a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Harrods.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our London attractions site.

You can fly from Venice to London in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Venice to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Venice in July, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Windsor Castle
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Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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