21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 day
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Toulouse, France
— 2 nights
Train
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Lourdes, France
— 1 day
Train
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Toulouse, France
— 1 night
Fly
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Train
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 day
Train
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Ghent, Belgium
— 1 day
Train
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Train
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights

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Madrid, Spain — 1 day

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid travel planner.

If you are flying in from Colombia, the closest major aiport is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Toulouse.
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Toulouse, France — 2 nights

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Quai de la Daurade, Basilique Saint-Sernin and Pont Neuf. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Quai de la Daurade.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Toulouse road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Toulouse takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Toulouse, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Fri) before leaving for Lourdes.
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Lourdes, France — 1 day

Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Your day by day itinerary now includes Grotte de Massabielle as well as Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotte de Massabielle.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lourdes day trip planning site.

You can drive from Toulouse to Lourdes in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toulouse in July, with highs in Lourdes at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Toulouse.
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Toulouse, France — 1 night

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Toulouse visit website.

Traveling by car from Lourdes to Toulouse takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lourdes in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Toulouse, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you're off to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 1 night

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 2nd (Sat), make a trip to Grand Place and then buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Toulouse to Brussels takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, Brussels is little chillier than Toulouse - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bruges.
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Bruges, Belgium — 1 day

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Basilica of the Holy Blood, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan and Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, make a trip to The Markt, then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip app.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Bruges, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Ghent.
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Ghent, Belgium — 1 day

Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vrijdagmarkt, Patershol and St Michael's Bridge. On the 4th (Mon), take in the views from St Michael's Bridge, make a trip to Vrijdagmarkt, step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint-Jacobskerk, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Patershol.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ghent trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Ghent takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 3 nights

Capital of Europe

Your day by day itinerary now includes Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), Belgian Comic Strip Center, Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and other attractions you added. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at European Parliament Hemicycle (free visits), admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, then admire the masterpieces at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, and finally see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Ghent to Brussels in an hour. Another option is to take a train. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Albert Cuyp Market, Red Light District, FreeDam Tours, and other attractions. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Andrassy Avenue, Dohány Street Synagogue, Shoes on the Danube Bank, and other attractions. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Budapest, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Wed) before leaving for Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

City of Dreams

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've added Schonbrunner Gardens, Ringstrasse, Donauinsel, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the galleries of Haus der Musik Wien, admire the striking features of Rathaus, and see the interesting displays at Hofburg.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vienna road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Your day by day itinerary now includes Templo de Debod, Estadio Civitas Metropolitano and Real Jardin Botanico. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more). See some other sides of Madrid: stroll around Parque del Retiro, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha.

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Traveling by flight from Vienna to Madrid takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vienna in July, expect Madrid to be somewhat warmer, temps between 40°C and 23°C.
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