23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Bogota, Colombia
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Basel, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h
8
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  5 h 30 min
10
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Bogota, Colombia

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Puerto de Navacerrada – Estacion de Esqui.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip app .

Bogota, Colombia to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Colombia Time (COT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bogota in February; daily highs in Madrid reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Museums Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, visit El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): wander the streets of Las Ramblas, walk around Parc Guell, and then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona route planner .

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in February, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): make a trip to Place de la Concorde, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, Paris is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
On the 18th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally pause for some photo ops at Sculpture De Violist. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Royal Palace Amsterdam, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. February in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, make a trip to Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then meet the residents at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin driving holiday planning website .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and then examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner .

You can fly from Berlin to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Basel.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Basel, Switzerland

Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Zoo Basel, then examine the collection at Basel Paper Mill Museum, then contemplate the long history of Basel Minster, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the next day, stop by Jakob's Basler Leckerly, then take a stroll through Basel's Old Town, and then make a trip to Rathaus.

For reviews and tourist information, you can read our Basel vacation builder app .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Basel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Basel

Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Basel Minster ©
Basel Minster
Basel Paper Mill Museum ©
Basel Paper Mill Museum

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence sightseeing site .

Do a combination of train and flight from Basel to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Basel in February, with highs in Florence at 14°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

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 28th (Sun), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Rome vacation planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February in Rome, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take a stroll through Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Athens journey tool .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Athens is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Athens are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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

Similar Plans

24 days in Italy BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 27 days in Australia BY A USER FROM TURKEY December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 26 days in Italy BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 26 days in Greece BY A USER FROM MOROCCO February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 24 days in Italy BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 24 days in Italy, Slovenia & Croatian Coast BY A USER FROM FRANCE April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in Italy BY A USER FROM ICELAND February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in Australia BY A USER FROM KUWAIT October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 27 days in Asia & Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
See more plans