20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Tampa, United States
Fly + Subway:  22 h 45 min
1
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  5 h
2
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Tampa, United States

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 20th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Monastiraki and then wander the streets of Plaka.

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Tampa, USA to Athens is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of train, bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus, flight, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tampa in June; daily highs in Athens reach 86°F and lows reach 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Shop till you drop at Via Condotti and Giuliani Fabbrica Marrons Glaces & Cioccolateria. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, wander the streets of Trastevere, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Rome by combination of subway and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 65°F in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Family-friendly places like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno will thrill your kids. Visit Basilica of Santa Croce and Piazza della Signoria for their historical value. When in Florence, make a side trip to see Castello di Verrazzano in Greve in Chianti, approximately Greve in Chianti away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip site.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Castello di Verrazzano
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. When in Venice, make a side trip to see Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua, approximately Padua away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and visit Cannaregio.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice tour planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

2
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge, and then explore the galleries of The Roman Baths. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Cheddar Gorge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bath trip maker.

Fly from Venice to Bath in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Venice to Bath, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Cheddar Gorge
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Cheddar Gorge ©
Cheddar Gorge

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): make a trip to Grafton Street, then visit Temple Bar, and then see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. On the next day, make a trip to Merrion Square, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dollymount Strand, and then stroll through Portmarnock Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip planner.

Fly from Bath to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Portmarnock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Grafton Street ©
Grafton Street

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