22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
8
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Bengaluru, India

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam travel planning website .

Bengaluru, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Amsterdam is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, expect Amsterdam to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

1
night
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Atomium, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then make a trip to Grand Place, and finally admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary maker tool .

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip planner .

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). The adventure continues: make a trip to Belém Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner .

Getting from Paris to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Western European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stroll around Parque del Retiro, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Madrid day trip app .

Fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Madrid are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, walk around Parc Guell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona road trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Venice online driving holiday planner .

Fly from Barcelona to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence driving holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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 25th (Mon): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online attractions planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Rome. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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