17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Canada
+2
Fly + subway + train:  15​h 30​min
1
Lagos, Portugal
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
9
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Montreal, Canada

1
day
Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Ponta Da Piedale and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Barranco das Canas Beach.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lagos day trip planning website .

Montreal, Canada to Lagos is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in June: high temperatures in Lagos hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Barranco das Canas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale

1
night
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): browse the exhibits of Royal Alcázar of Seville, contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally admire the striking features of Catedral de Sevilla.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seville online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Lagos to Seville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Lagos to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Seville sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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 3rd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente.

Make your Madrid itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): pick up some local products at La Boqueria, then walk around Parc Guell, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 7th (Sun), take a stroll through Plaka and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Athens travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Barcelona in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Athens, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

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

1
night
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take a stroll through Old Town and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Dubrovnik takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Athens in June; daily highs in Dubrovnik reach 30°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to catch the 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.
On the 12th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Florence trip planner .

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Venice itinerary builder app .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 15th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, then stroll around Vondelpark, and then pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip planner .

Getting from Venice to Amsterdam by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, Amsterdam is slightly colder than Venice - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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