22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Dublin, Ireland — 4 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kids will enjoy Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. There's much more to do: walk around St Stephens Green, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the landmark architecture of Trinity College Dublin, and pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dublin day trip planner.

Dallas, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Dublin is 6 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in June, with highs in Dublin at 64°F and lows at 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Edinburgh.
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 2 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, then make a trip to The Royal Mile, and finally get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and finally explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Dublin to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to London.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:

London, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Bring the kids along to St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, stroll around Hyde Park, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our London road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:

Paris, France — 3 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Florence.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, make a trip to Palazzo Vecchio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Florence online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, Florence is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rome.
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Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:

Rome, Italy — 2 nights

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 25th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally make a trip to Spanish Steps. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rome online trip itinerary builder.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then walk around Parc Guell, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, stroll around Ciutadella Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona planning app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in June, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are slightly colder, around 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:

Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parque del Retiro and Prado National Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, admire the striking features of Estacion de Atocha, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in June: highs in Madrid hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.