18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Toronto, Canada

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.
Camden Stables Market has been added to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buckingham Palace and Tower of London. Head to Harrods and A&S Jewellery Manufacturing Limitedfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of British Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read London custom trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect London to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
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The British Museum

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Champs-Elysees and Arc de Triomphe are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musée d'Orsay and Musée Rodin. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Dôme Sacre Coeur, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paris tour planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. When traveling from London in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palatine Hill and St. Peter's Basilica. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Borghese Gallery. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Roman Forum, hunt for treasures at Porta Portese, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rome holiday planner.

Fly from Paris to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

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Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
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Pantheon
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St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 17th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale, and finally see the interesting displays at Uffizi Gallery. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, get engrossed in the history at Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally stop by Davide Cerasi Leather Boutique.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Florence travel planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for Venice.

Things to do in Florence

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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

4
nights
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.
Head to BrAgora and Gioielleria Eredi Jovonfor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at St. Mark's Square and Scrovegni Chapel. Change things up with a short trip to Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo in Padua (about 52 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Doges' Palace, explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, look for gifts at Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro, and explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice online itinerary creator.

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Venice are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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