22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Rocamadour, France
— 1 night
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Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Palermo, Italy
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rosslyn Chapel and Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Museum-lovers will appreciate Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Surgeons' Hall Museums. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and stroll around Princes Street Gardens.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

San Diego, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from San Diego in May, expect Edinburgh to be slightly colder, temps between 58°F and 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Bath.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Bath, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bath Abbey and The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa. Step off the beaten path and head to Wells Cathedral and No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Glastonbury Abbey (in Glastonbury) and The Bishop's Palace and Gardens (in Wells). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Fashion Museum Bath, take in the views from Pulteney Bridge, view the masterpieces at David Simon Contemporary, and admire the striking features of The Circus.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Bath takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

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.
Let the collections at Musee de l'Orangerie and Musee Rodin capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at The Army Museum and Île de la Cité. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Atelier des Lumieres, wander the streets of Montmartre, shop like a local with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Bath to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can fly to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature

Rocamadour, France

— 1 night

Balcony of the Dordogne Valley

Rocamadour is only accessible by one road leading into the port town built on the face of a cliff with a large number of buildings cantilevered over the edge.
On the 18th (Wed), look for gifts at Verrerie du Quercy, then explore the fascinating underground world of Gouffre de Padirac, then stroll through La Foret des Singes, and finally contemplate the long history of Cite Religieuse.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rocamadour trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Rocamadour in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Paris in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rocamadour: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bordeaux, France

— 2 nights

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Chateau Soutard, then make a trip to Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Cantenac, and finally admire the local landmark of Monument aux Girondins. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint Paul, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bordeaux trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Rocamadour to Bordeaux by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Passeig de Gracia. Get a sense of the local culture at Parc de Montjuic and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. There's much more to do: take a stroll through El Born, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Bordeaux to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Palermo.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours · Wineries

Palermo, Italy

— 2 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Monreale, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Quattro Canti, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Gesu, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and finally admire the masterpieces at Laboratorio d'Arte Angela Tripi.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Palermo day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Palermo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to London.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore hidden gems such as Wallace Collection and Primrose Hill. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Westminster and HMS Belfast. And it doesn't end there: browse the collection at British Library, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of London.

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Fly from Palermo to London in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Palermo to London. May in London sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries

Lot travel guide

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Caves · Historic Sites · Nature & Parks