22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  5​h 30​min
5
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Athens travel itinerary planner .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Athens is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Jeddah in July, with highs in Athens at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

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

3
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.
Attractions like Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: make a splash at Palatinus Strandfürdő, snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy, and head off the coast to Margaret Island.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Budapest online trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Athens to Budapest in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Budapest is minus 1 hour. In July, Budapest is slightly colder than Athens - with highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Palatinus Strandfürdő ©
Palatinus Strandfürdő
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hősök tere ©
Hősök tere

2
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vasa Museum and Junibacken. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town, ski along the peaceful trails at The Green Trails, and get curious at Nobel Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Stockholm online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Stockholm takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Budapest in July; daily highs in Stockholm reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Junibacken ©
Junibacken

3
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.
Attractions like Tivoli Gardens and The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue) make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Nyhavn, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetaarn, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark.

To find out how to plan a trip to Copenhagen, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Copenhagen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

2
nights
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, and then head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Ltd. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): get outside with Dub-u and then hike along Cotswold Way.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham travel app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Copenhagen to Cheltenham in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 18°C in Cheltenham. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Cirencester, Cotswold Way
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: stroll around Parc Guell, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Cheltenham to Barcelona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cheltenham in July; daily highs in Barcelona reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

1
night
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.
On the 21st (Sun), admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

Make your Venice itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then make a trip to Trevi Fountain, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Callisto, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rome online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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