22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
9
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Toronto, Canada

1
night
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 19th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, then have some family-friendly fun at Old & New Photography, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and finally steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the London trip builder site.

Toronto, Canada to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in June, expect London to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Old & New Photography ©
Old & New Photography
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, shop like a local with Le Marais, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paris journey planning site.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and finally stroll around Vondelpark.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam route planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, you will find days in Amsterdam are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at The Vrtba Garden, let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, then contemplate the long history of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Prague travel site.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, enjoy some diversion at Budapest Shooting, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip maker tool.

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Prague in June: highs in Budapest hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Food Tours
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Istanbul sightseeing tool.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. Traveling from Budapest in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Istanbul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Food Tours
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the striking features of Pantheon, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Spanish Steps, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Rome vacation planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Rome is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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 6th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then stop by El Barri Gòtic, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, and finally test your team's savvy at The Witching Hour Room Escape.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

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

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 8th (Wed), make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, then visit Alfama, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Lisbon. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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