23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Muscat, Oman
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Cannes, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Muscat, Oman

2
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.
On the 22nd (Fri), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain and then stop by Trastevere. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, indulge your taste buds at Antica Frutteria delle Coppelle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rome vacation builder.

Muscat, Oman to Rome is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Muscat to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Muscat in May; daily highs in Rome reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): walk around Parc Guell and then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by El Barri Gòtic, stop by Recordis Barcelona, and then pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
For shopping fun, head to Rossio Square or Amoreiras Shopping Center. Family-friendly places like Lisbon Oceanarium and Belém Tower will thrill your kids. Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Praia da ursa, which is approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Alfama, pick up some local products at Mercado Da Baixa, shop like a local with Avenida da Liberdade, and make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lisbon online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Praia da ursa
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Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Alfama ©
Alfama

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.
Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. There's still lots to do: visit Le Marais, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris sightseeing planning tool.

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris. In May, Paris is a bit cooler than Lisbon - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis

5
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Head to Rue d'Antibes and Lavallie Bijoux et Joailleriefor plenty of shopping. Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Academie de L'Air. Venture out of the city with trips to Nice (Place Massena & Vieille Ville). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to La Croisette, wander the streets of Le Suquet, observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland, and pick up some local products at Marche Forville.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cannes road trip planning tool.

Fly from Paris to Cannes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cannes, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Cannes

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Nice, Marineland
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La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Marineland ©
Marineland
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and Schönbrunn Zoo. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, get outside with Donauinsel, and take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna online route maker.

Traveling by flight from Cannes to Vienna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Vienna when traveling from Cannes in June, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Vienna Naschmarkt ©
Vienna Naschmarkt

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kapali Carsi and Ortakoy. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, tour the pleasant surroundings at Silivri Sahili, and explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Istanbul by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 2 hours. Traveling from Vienna in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Istanbul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi

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