21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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21 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Bogota, Colombia
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  14​h
End: Bogota, Colombia

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.
Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will appreciate attractions like Curracloe Beach and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Kilkenny (Kilkenny Castle & St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

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Bogota, Colombia to Dublin is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Colombia Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Curracloe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 19th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, then get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, and then get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, then appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), then make a trip to Trinitatis Kirke, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn.

To find reviews and tourist information, use the Copenhagen trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Dublin to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Vasa Museum and Royal Palace. Get some historical perspective at Drottningholm Palace and Monteliusvagen. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Skansen, get engrossed in the history at Royal Armory, get in on the family fun at Junibacken, and explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Stockholm road trip planning site .

You can fly from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Skansen ©
Skansen

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
On the 24th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Halaszbastya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Hősök tere and then take in the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect Budapest to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Nature Theme Parks Parks
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Basilica Cistern. Get some historical perspective at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Sultanahmet District. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, contemplate the waterfront views at Bosphorus Strait, and admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church).

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Istanbul sightseeing site .

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then take a stroll through Plaka, and then admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Athens holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Athens, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in June: high temperatures in Athens hover around 35°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in June, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Rome. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

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

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 3rd (Fri): admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, then stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and then pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona online trip maker .

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in July, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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