22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Oranjestad, Aruba
Fly:  13​h
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Oranjestad, Aruba

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.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and walk around St Stephens Green.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip maker site .

Oranjestad, Aruba to Dublin is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 4 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Oranjestad in December, with highs in Dublin at 10°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
GoQuest North Finglas Exit 5 M50 ©
GoQuest North Finglas Exit 5 M50
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): head off the coast to Île de la Cité, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then get your game on at Wildness.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Paris online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Paris. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo. On your second day here, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then stroll around Parc Guell, and then have some family-friendly fun at Simuteca.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Fun & Games Neighborhoods
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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

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

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Rome sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

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

Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and wander the streets of Ortakoy.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Venice to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in December: highs in Istanbul hover around 7°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi

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.
On the 25th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya, enjoy some diversion at Budapest Shooting, then pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, and finally see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum. On the next day, take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, then admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. Expect slightly colder evenings in Budapest when traveling from Istanbul in December, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hősök tere ©
Hősök tere
Szechenyi Chain Bridge ©
Szechenyi Chain Bridge

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, don't miss a visit to Hundertwasserhaus, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, and see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by train from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Prater ©
Prater

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then admire the striking features of Katedrala Svateho Vita, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try out the rides at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, then wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, and then take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Prague road trip site .

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

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