25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
6
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
10
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

2
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, take an in-depth tour of Rumeli Fortress, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip maker website.

Sydney, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Istanbul, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 15 — 18:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, thenexamine the collection at House of Terror Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip builder site.

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in May, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Budapest. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay May 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, thentake some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): take a stroll through Lesser Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

Make your Prague itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. When traveling from Budapest in May, plan for slightly colder days in Prague, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
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.
On the 23rd (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stroll around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. On the next day, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary site.

Fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): wander the streets of Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, thenpause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris planning site.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 27th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, thentake in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London trip planner.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, stroll around St Stephens Green, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dublin route builder site.

You can fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. May in Dublin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Quinta da Regaleira, thenmake a trip to Belém Tower, and then stop by Alfama. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In May, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Dublin - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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 3rd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, and then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, and explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome journey builder app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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