22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Krk Island, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Zadar, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
12
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney, Australia

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary tool .

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. In June, Venice is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll through Recreational Sports Center Jarun, then partake in some friendly competition at Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb, and then cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Zagreb trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Venice to Zagreb takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Venice in June since evenings lows in Zagreb dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Krk Island.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb
River Rafting & Tubing
Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun

1
night
Krk Island, Croatia

Krk Island ©
A trip to Krk Island ensures you enjoy some Italian atmosphere and loads of Croatian culture.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Potovosce, contemplate the waterfront views at Oprna Bay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Lucy.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Krk Island itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Krk Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in July, Krk Island is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Krk Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Oprna Bay ©
Oprna Bay
Church of St. Lucy ©
Church of St. Lucy

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Prstavac, then take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake, and finally explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Krk Island to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ciginovac Lake ©
Ciginovac Lake
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake

1
night
Zadar, Croatia

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Zadar trip builder .

Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Zadar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Split online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Split when traveling from Zadar in July, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mostar.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Climbing Tours

1
night
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
On the 7th (Tue), explore the activities along Neretva River and then explore the activities along Jablanicas Lake.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mostar online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Split to Mostar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Split in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mostar, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Mostar

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jablanicas Lake ©
Jablanicas Lake
Neretva River ©
Neretva River

1
night
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 8th (Wed), get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and then step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik travel planning site .

Getting from Mostar to Dubrovnik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. While traveling from Mostar, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Dubrovnik, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©

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 9th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online itinerary planner .

Fly from Dubrovnik to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

1
night
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 11th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Magic Fountain (Font Magica), stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in July, you will find days in Barcelona are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, then walk around St Stephens Green, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michan's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Phoenix Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and then take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Dublin in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Dublin due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

4
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.
Attractions like Vasa Museum and Royal Palace make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, step off the mainland to explore Langholmen, get engrossed in the history at Nordiska museet, and explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

Plan a trip to Stockholm easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can fly from Dublin to Stockholm in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Junibacken ©
Junibacken

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