22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Bogota, Colombia
Madrid:  16​h 30​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  14​h
End: Bogota, Colombia


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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple Bar and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dublin Castle and Trinity College Dublin. Go for a jaunt from Dublin to Enniskerry to see Powerscourt Gardens and House about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Stephen's Green, browse the exhibits of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin travel planner.

Bogota, Colombia to Dublin is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Bogota to Dublin. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Powerscourt Gardens and House
Highlights from your plan
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum ©
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
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.
Kids will enjoy National Museum of Denmark and Rundetaarn. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and Church of Our Saviour. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, don't miss a visit to St. Alban's Church, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, and stroll through Kongens Have.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Copenhagen trip planner .

You can fly from Dublin to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Copenhagen is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

3
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 Royal Palace and Vasa Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Appreciate the collections at Skansen and Royal Armory. There's lots more to do: laugh and play at Grona Lunds Tivoli, get engrossed in the history at Nordiska museet, wander the streets of Stockholm Old Town, and see the interesting displays at Medieval Museum.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Copenhagen to Stockholm by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. July in Stockholm sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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.
Matthias Church and House of Terror Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Fisherman's Bastion and Andrassy Avenue. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), get engrossed in the history at Hospital in the Rock, head off the coast to Margaret Island, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

Before you visit Budapest, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in August; daily highs in Budapest reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 7th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, explore and take pictures at Panathenaic Stadium, and then take a stroll through Plaka.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Athens using our trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Athens by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Athens. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Budapest in August; daily highs in Athens reach 39°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological 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.
On the 9th (Fri), steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, wander the streets of Trastevere, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip planning tool .

Fly from Athens to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the activities along Canal Grande, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, then don't miss a visit to Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and finally view the masterpieces at Giudecca 795 Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Venice holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, you will find days in Venice are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Casa Batllo and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Do your shopping at La Boqueria and En construccio. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Tarragona (Anfiteatro de Tarragona, Circ Roma, & more) and Illuminated Fountain (in Salou). There's lots more to do: walk around Parc Guell, get a taste of the local shopping with Villa del Arte Galleries, explore the galleries of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Venice to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tarragona, Illuminated Fountain
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Anfiteatro de Tarragona ©
Anfiteatro de Tarragona
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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