23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo (about 1h 20 min away). There's more to do: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and stroll through Casa de Campo.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid day trip tool.

Morelia, Mexico to Madrid is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. When traveling from Morelia in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Visit Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre for their historical value. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Paris online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in May, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

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

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and Atomium. Museum-lovers will appreciate Horta Museum (Musee Horta) and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brussels road trip app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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 31st (Fri): browse the exhibits of Powder Tower, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, thenexplore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, stop by Lesser Town, thensnap pictures at Charles Bridge, thensteep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally contemplate the long history of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Prague holiday tool.

Fly from Brussels to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Chapel of St. Virgil.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vienna online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the activities along Canal Grande, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, thentake in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, thenadmire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Venice day trip website.

You can fly from Vienna to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in June, Venice is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thenexplore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, appreciate the history behind Monumento a Dante Alighieri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thentake in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

5
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.
Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rome driving holiday website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 12th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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