22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Louisville, United States
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 day
Train:  4 h 15 min
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Louisville, United States

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Roman Forum as well as Trevi Fountain. Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Villa d'Este. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, and visit Trastevere.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rome online trip itinerary maker.

Louisville, USA to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Rome is 6 hours. May in Rome sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palazzo Vecchio. Get some cultural insight at Centro Storico and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Get some historical perspective at Basilica of Santa Croce and Campanile di Giotto. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Florence. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

2
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.
Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at San Giorgio Maggiore and Cannaregio. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and wander the streets of Dorsoduro.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Venice trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Munich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alte Pinakothek, English Garden, Viktualienmarkt, and other attractions you added. On the 18th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt, and then examine the collection at Munich Residenz. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Marienplatz, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Church, thendon't miss a visit to Maximillianstrasse, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Munich online route planner.

Getting from Venice to Munich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Venice in May, expect Munich to be a bit cooler, temps between 64°F and 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Parks Nature
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

1
day
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): wander the streets of Old Town.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Munich to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May in Zurich, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old Town ©
Old Town

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Musee Rodin and Montmartre. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), steep yourself in history at Grand Place, thentake a stroll through Place St. Gery, thenwander the streets of Lower Town, and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Brussels tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Brussels sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 45°F at night. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museum Quarter, Vondelpark and Dam Square. On the 26th (Sun), make a trip to Dam Square, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, take a stroll through The Jordaan, thenexplore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and finally wander the streets of Leidseplein. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Museum Quarter, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then walk around Vondelpark.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Amsterdam travel planning website.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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