22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
9
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our London sightseeing planning tool.

Morelia, Mexico to London is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 6 hours. While traveling from Morelia, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in London, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find out how to plan a trip to Paris, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Paris are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 17:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
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 (Mon): make a trip to Staromestske namesti, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, take in the views from Charles Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally get in on the family fun at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip tool.

You can fly from Paris to Prague in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in January: high temperatures in Prague hover around 2°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 18:
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, admire the landmark architecture of Rathaus, then examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Albertina.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vienna trip maker site.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January in Vienna, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then admire the striking features of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue and then get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Budapest travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, and examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Istanbul vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. When traveling from Budapest in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Istanbul Modern ©
Istanbul Modern

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Cupola di San Pietro, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rome vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Rome: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Belém Tower, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, take a stroll through Alfama, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon itinerary planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Lisbon are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
Alfama ©
Alfama
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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