17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Rethymnon, Greece
— 2 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h 30​min
5
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Naxos, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Toronto, Canada

1
day
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 1st (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Barcelona online trip itinerary planner .

Toronto, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Barcelona is 6 hours. Traveling from Toronto in July, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

1
night
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 2nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rome itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): take a stroll through Plaka, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens travel website .

Getting from Rome to Athens by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
nights
Rethymnon, Greece

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
On the 6th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Historical & Folklore Museum of Gavalochori, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, then kick back and relax at Episkopi Beach, and finally take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Skinaria Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Damnoni Beach.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rethymnon trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Rethymnon in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Plakias, St. Nicholas Church, Episkopi Beach, Historical & Folklore Museum of Gavalochori
Highlights from your plan
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Skinaria Beach ©
Skinaria Beach
Damnoni Beach ©
Damnoni Beach

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelli of Emporio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Monastery of Profitis Ilias, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Perivolos.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fira journey planning website .

Getting from Rethymnon to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. In July in Fira, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Castelli of Emporio, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Perivolos
Highlights from your plan
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Perivolos ©
Perivolos

2
nights
Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Old Town, kick back and relax at Maragas Beach, and then kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Eggares Olive Press Museum, kick back and relax at Alyko Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mikri Vigla Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Naxos day trip tool .

Getting from Fira to Naxos by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly. July in Naxos sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Maragas Beach ©
Maragas Beach
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Old Town ©
Old Town

1
night
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): wander the streets of Little Venice, then kick back and relax at Kapari Beach, and then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town vacation planner .

Mykonos Town is very close to Naxos. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kapari Beach, Paradise Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kapari Beach ©
Kapari Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

2
nights
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.
On the 13th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip planner .

Getting from Mykonos Town to Paris by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Mykonos Town to Paris, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mykonos Town in July, Paris is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can take a train to London.

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
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 15th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Westminster Abbey, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, and then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary app .

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in London are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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