22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
9
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Toronto, Canada

2
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary maker .

Toronto, Canada to Paris is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Paris is 6 hours. October in Paris sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Venice are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 11th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, and finally make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome online trip itinerary maker .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), take a stroll through Ortakoy, and admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern.

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Fly from Rome to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Rome in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Istanbul. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 19th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, then explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then wander the streets of Plaka.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Athens attractions planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Athens. Traveling from Istanbul in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Athens, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, examine the collection at Museo Picasso, explore and take pictures at Camp Nou, and don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Barcelona takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Barcelona. In October in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

1
night
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, admire the striking features of Plaza de España, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda, and finally get great views at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seville trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Seville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in Seville, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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 25th (Fri): walk around Retiro Park, then examine the collection at Prado National Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, then make a trip to Plaza de Oriente, then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seville in October, with highs in Madrid at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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