22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 day
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights

1
night
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum and then make a trip to The Markt. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, then admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bruges travel website.

London, UK to Bruges is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. April in Bruges sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, visit The Jordaan, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip tool.

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 20th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, stop by Lesser Town, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then contemplate the long history of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Prague, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy, make a trip to Heroes' Square, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Budapest journey planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In April in Budapest, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

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.
Get some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco. Get some historical perspective at Basilica di San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Venice road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Budapest to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Budapest in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Venice, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Baptistery of St. John and Palazzo Vecchio. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online journey planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Get some historical perspective at Pantheon and Piazza Navona. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Rome holiday app.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

1
day
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and The Paris Catacombs. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Le Marais, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Paris journey website.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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