22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
2
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
3
Paris, France
— 5 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights

6
nights
Barcelona, Spain

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 d'art Natalia Ferre and Galeria La Lesia. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La playa de Tamariu 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 much more to do: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Mar Bella, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary maker tool.

Atlanta, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in July, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Begur, Lloret de Mar, La playa de Tamariu, Playa de la Mota de Sant Pere, Galeria d'art Natalia Ferre
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Wine Tours & Tastings
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
La playa de Tamariu ©
La playa de Tamariu

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 Rila away. There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, trot along with a tour on horseback, admire the striking features of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and stop by Boyana Village.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sofia travel route planning tool.

Getting from Barcelona to Sofia by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Sofia due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sofia, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Sofia

Outdoors Tours 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 Galerie Univer / Colette Colla and Marché Bastille. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: The Trianons & The Hamlet (in Versailles), Musée A.G. Poulain de Vernon (in Vernon) and Saint-Sauveur Church of Petit-Andely (in Les Andelys). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Hotel De La Paiva, take a stroll through Montmartre, and get lost in a book at Bibliotheque Forney.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris online holiday maker.

You can fly from Sofia to Paris in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Sofia in August, you will find days in Paris are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chateau Gaillard, The Trianons & The Hamlet, Musée A.G. Poulain de Vernon, Saint-Sauveur Church of Petit-Andely, Triumphal Arch
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Triumphal Arch ©
Triumphal Arch

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Leidseplein or De 9 Straatjes. Relax by the water at Strand Camperduin and Zandmotor. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Molen Kijkduin (in Schoorl), Windkracht 13 (in Den Helder) and Stoomgemaal Arkemheen (in Nijkerk). There's lots more to do: stroll around Vondelpark, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Walhalla Brewery and Taproom, take in the exciting artwork at Public House of Art, and examine the collection at Borneo Architectuur Centrum.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam visit planner.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Amsterdam, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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