18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Spielberg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Berchtesgaden, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
Train
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Nice, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland

— 2 nights

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.
On the 29th (Tue), make a trip to Temple Bar, then stroll around St Stephens Green, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Newman University Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Dublin day trip planning site.

Memphis, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Memphis to Dublin. Traveling from Memphis in June, things will get much colder in Dublin: highs are around 64°F and lows about 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can fly to Brussels.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 30th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, get a sense of history and politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), and then explore the galleries of Atomium. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Place.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Brussels online trip planner.

Fly from Dublin to Brussels in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace and then steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace.

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Traveling by flight from Brussels to Vienna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brussels in July, you will find days in Vienna are a bit warmer (82°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Spielberg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums

Spielberg, Austria

— 2 nights
Spielberg is a city located in the Bezirk Murtal in Styria, Austria.GeneralThe city of Spielberg, with a population of about 5,000 inhabitants, is located north of the Mur in the east of Aichfeld, between the cities of Zeltweg and Knittelfeld. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Spielberg: Leopoldsteinersee (in Eisenerz), Wasserlochklamm (in Palfau) and Oesterreichisches Freilichtmuseum Stuebing (in Kleinstuebing). The adventure continues: join the crowd at Red Bull Ring, hike along Wipfelwanderweg Rachau, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stift Admont, and head outdoors with Erlebniswelt Mendlingtal.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Spielberg online travel planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Spielberg in 2 hours. Traveling from Vienna in July, expect Spielberg to be slightly colder, temps between 77°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Spielberg

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Berchtesgaden, Germany

— 1 night

Germany's Mountain Gem

Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from The Eagle's Nest, then examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Konigssee.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Berchtesgaden attractions website.

Traveling by car from Spielberg to Berchtesgaden takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Berchtesgaden can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the striking features of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally stop by Oreficeria Boscolo Gioie. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Venice trip builder app.

Getting from Berchtesgaden to Venice by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Berchtesgaden in July: high temperatures in Venice hover around 87°F and lows are around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Tecla, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Milan day trip planning website.

Getting from Venice to Milan by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Milan are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping

Genoa, Italy

— 1 night
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): meet the residents at Aquarium of Genoa and then get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Genoa trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Milan to Genoa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 71°F in Genoa. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Genoa

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Nice, France

— 1 night

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nice route planner.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

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Paris, France

— 2 nights

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 (Tue), contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then make a trip to Place de la Concorde, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris road trip planning app.

You can fly from Nice to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 60°F in Paris. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks