21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
2
Cordoba, Spain
— 1 night
3
Granada, Spain
— 1 night
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Carcassonne, France
— 1 night
6
Avignon, France
— 1 night
7
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
8
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
9
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
11
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
12
Paris, France
— 1 night

3
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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (Custodia de Arfe, Catedral Primada, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Madrid online road trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Madrid. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in July: highs in Madrid hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

1
night
Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome, then take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cordoba trip maker website.

You can take a train from Madrid to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Food Tours
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

1
night
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): let the river carry you with Gualay Aventura, relax in sumptuous surroundings at Hammam Al Andalus Granada, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Granada online travel planner.

Getting from Cordoba to Granada by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in July, you will find days in Granada are little chillier (40°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Gualay Aventura ©
Gualay Aventura

2
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Amatller. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then walk around Parc Guell, and then wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip planner.

You can fly from Granada to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Granada in July, you will find days in Barcelona are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

1
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Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, then indulge your taste buds at Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours, and finally learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne attractions planner.

Drive from Barcelona to Carcassonne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in July since evenings lows in Carcassonne dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Wineries · Neighborhoods
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Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours ©
Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards

1
night
Avignon, France

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Avignon attractions planning site.

Getting from Carcassonne to Avignon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Avignon

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

1
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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 12th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, then explore the activities along Lake Geneva, and then look for gifts at La Chocolaterie de Geneve. On your second day here, get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis, then don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and finally pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Geneva trip simple and quick.

Traveling by train from Avignon to Geneva takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, Geneva is little chillier than Avignon - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Palais des Nations, Genève ©
Palais des Nations, Genève
Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation) ©
Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation)

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck online route planner.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Innsbruck takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Swarovski Kristallwelten
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Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 15th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, then explore the activities along English Garden, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Munich tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Munich are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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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 16th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, let little ones run wild at Kampa Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Prague trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Munich to Prague by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Prague sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Fun & Games
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Ghent City Center, Gravensteen, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Markt, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bruges online day trip planner.

Fly from Prague to Bruges in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Prague, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bruges, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ghent
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Bruges Ballooning ©
Bruges Ballooning
The Markt ©
The Markt
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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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.
On the 21st (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read Paris day trip website.

Traveling by train from Bruges to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Bruges, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Place de la Concorde
Place de la Concorde

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