22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
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Rome, Italy
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Venice, Italy
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Budapest, Hungary
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Athens, Greece
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Dublin, Ireland
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Barcelona, Spain — 1 night

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 21st (Wed): pick up some local products at La Boqueria, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: walk around Parc Guell, then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona journey builder app.

London, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In June, Barcelona is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): make a trip to Spanish Steps, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, then make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rome online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

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 25th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Venice vacation site.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. June in Venice sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, then snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Venice to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Venice in June since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and finally delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, then stop by Plaka, then make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Budapest to Athens by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Athens is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Budapest in June; daily highs in Athens reach 35°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 2 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami . Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, soothe aching muscles at Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, then contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Athens to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in June: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Stockholm.
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Stockholm, Sweden — 4 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Family-friendly places like Vasa Museum and Skansen will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, stroll around Kungstradgarden Park, take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, and have a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Stockholm in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in July, expect Stockholm to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tivoli Gardens and Rosenborg Castle. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, admire the landmark architecture of Amalienborg Museum, and take a stroll through Stroeget.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen trip website.

Do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 3 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Bring the kids along to Guinness Storehouse and St Stephens Green. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, admire the landmark architecture of Trinity College Dublin, and walk around Phoenix Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin holiday planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Dublin in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Dublin. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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