17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 1 night
2
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
8
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, thenadmire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, thensteep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris tour planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 1st (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, thenget a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, thenappreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and then steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Berlin travel app.

Fly from Paris to Berlin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, make a trip to Erechtheion, wander the streets of Plaka, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Athens. In July in Athens, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, thenexplore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

Start your trip to Rome by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in July, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenexplore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Florence. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice
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 10th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thensteep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, thenmake a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Venice itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Venice are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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 11th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. On the next day, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, catch a live event at Camp Nou, and then stroll around Parc Guell.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Barcelona are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stroll around Parque del Retiro, thenadmire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, make a trip to Plaza de Oriente, and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Madrid vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in July, you will find days in Madrid are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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