22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Atlanta, United States
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Atlanta, United States

6
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.
Shop till you drop at Galeria La Lesia and Galeria d'art Natalia Ferre. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa Sa Riera and Fenals Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Platja de Canyelles (in Lloret de Mar), Reial Monestir De Santes Creus (in Aiguamurcia) and Parc de Can Riviere (in Sant Andreu de Llavaneres). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, kick back and relax at Bogatell Beach, stroll through Playa de la Mota de Sant Pere, and make a trip to Teatro Coliseum.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Barcelona travel planning site .

Atlanta, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. While traveling from Atlanta, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Begur, Playa de la Mota de Sant Pere, Galeria d'art Natalia Ferre, Reial Monestir De Santes Creus
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
La playa de Tamariu ©
La playa de Tamariu
Plage de Sa Tuna ©
Plage de Sa Tuna

2
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
For shopping fun, head to Vitosha Boulevard or Co-Workshop "Kozi Krak". When in Sofia, make a side trip to see Rila Monastery in Rila, approximately 1h 30 min away. Saddle up on the 29th (Mon) and explore with a tour on horseback. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, wander the streets of Boyana Village, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and walk around Doctors' Garden.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sofia journey maker .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Sofia takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Sofia. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in July since evenings lows in Sofia dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Sofia

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rila Monastery
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Horseback Riding Tours
Vitosha Boulevard ©
Vitosha Boulevard
Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery

5
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.
Shop till you drop at Marché Bastille and Claude Nature - Comptoir d'Histoire naturelle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Triumphal Arch (in Orange), Musée A.G. Poulain de Vernon (in Vernon) and St. Sauveur Church (in Les Andelys). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at The Trianons & The Hamlet, wander the streets of Montmartre, and view the masterpieces at Urban Gallery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Paris takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sofia in August: highs in Paris hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sculpture en Hommage a Laurent Fignon, Triumphal Arch, Musée A.G. Poulain de Vernon, Chateau Gaillard, The Trianons & The Hamlet
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Triumphal Arch ©
Triumphal Arch

5
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
For shopping fun, head to Leidseplein or De 9 Straatjes. Relax by the water at Zandmotor and Strand Camperduin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Stoomgemaal Arkemheen (in Nijkerk), Molen Kijkduin (in Schoorl) and Windkracht 13 (in Den Helder). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Vondelpark, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brouwerij 't IJ, examine the collection at Borneo Architectuur Centrum, and stop by Number One Smartshop.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, you will find days in Amsterdam are a bit cooler (72°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Schoorl, Stoomgemaal Arkemheen, Windkracht 13, Zandmotor, Draaiorgelmuseum
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Zandmotor ©
Zandmotor
Leidseplein ©
Leidseplein
De 9 Straatjes ©
De 9 Straatjes

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