23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Cordoba, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Granada, Spain
— 1 night
4
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
9
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
10
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
11
Paris, France
— 3 nights

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at EXIT Madrid, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid journey builder tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Madrid is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Madrid is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in January, things will get little chillier in Madrid: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Outdoors Winter Sports
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
EXIT Madrid ©
EXIT Madrid

2
nights
Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
On the 4th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, trot along with a tour on horseback, thencontemplate the long history of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Calahorra Tower, explore the world behind art at Centro de Arte Rafael Boti, thentake a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cordoba road trip app.

You can take a train from Madrid to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. When traveling from Madrid in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Cordoba, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Horseback Riding Tours

1
night
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Granada road trip planning website.

Drive from Cordoba to Granada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in January, you will find days in Granada are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks
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Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Room Escape Games
Generalife ©
Generalife

1
night
Madrid, Spain

On the 7th (Tue), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thenhunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, thendon't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and finally explore the ancient world of Templo de Debod.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Madrid

Fun & Games Historic Sites Shopping
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Room Escape Games
Puerta del Sol ©
Puerta del Sol
Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Colosseum and Galleria Borghese. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and explore the galleries of Vatican Museums.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rome road trip planning website.

You can fly from Madrid to Rome in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip builder app.

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in January; daily highs in Venice reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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.
Bring the kids along to Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Step out of Paris to go to Marne-la-Vallee and see Disneyland Paris, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, get your game on at Wildness, partake in some friendly competition at Paris Ma Belle, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paris trip maker.

Getting from Venice to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, thenexplore the galleries of Anne Frank House, and then partake in some friendly competition at Mystery City Games.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Amsterdam online trip builder.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
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ARTIS ©
ARTIS
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Mystery City Games ©
Mystery City Games

2
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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 17th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Romer, thenadmire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Frankfurt. Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of Fountain of Justice, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take some stellar pictures from Main Tower.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Room Escape Games
Zoo Frankfurt ©
Zoo Frankfurt

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Grand Place and then examine the collection at Atomium.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip planner.

You can drive from Frankfurt to Brussels in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In January in Brussels, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Palace of Versailles and Sainte-Chapelle. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Walt Disney Studios Park in Marne-la-Vallee, approximately Marne-la-Vallee away. Explore Paris further: shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and have some family-friendly fun at Flight in Paris.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Paris vacation builder app.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Walt Disney Studios Park
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Walt Disney Studios Park ©
Walt Disney Studios Park

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