14 days in Europe Itinerary

14 days in Europe Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
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Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

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 3rd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and finally pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip maker app.

Charleston, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charleston to Barcelona is 6 hours. While traveling from Charleston, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

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 5th (Wed): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rome day trip planning website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Athens, Greece

— 1 night

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 7th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum and then steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Athens trip builder website.

Getting from Rome to Athens by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums

Budapest, Hungary

— 1 night

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 8th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, then admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Athens in October; daily highs in Budapest reach 61°F and lows reach 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites

Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take a stroll through Lesser Town, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Prague travel app.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Budapest in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Prague: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, then stop by Stroeget, then pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, and finally take in the waterfront at Nyhavn.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Copenhagen online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 11th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites

Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 night

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): walk around Hafenpark, then explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Liebieghaus.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt tour builder.

Drive from Amsterdam to Frankfurt in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. October in Frankfurt sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Parks

Paris, France

— 1 night

City of Light

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.
On the 13th (Thu), make a trip to Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can fly to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums

Dublin, Ireland

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and then don't miss a visit to Temple Bar.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dublin driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Dublin is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in October, expect nights in Dublin to be about the same, around 45°F, while days are slightly colder, around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Galway, Ireland

— 1 night

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
On the 15th (Sat), explore the galleries of Galway City Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Galway travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in October, and nighttime lows around 44°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Galway

Museums
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