23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Folkestone, United Kingdom
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
2
Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  6​h 30​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  10​h
5
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
train:  6​h 30​min
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
9
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
11
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 day
train:  30​min
End: Dover, United Kingdom

3
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.
You've added Cemiterio de Pere-Lachaise, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, The Paris Catacombs, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Parc Andre-Citroen, then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris driving holiday planning website .

Folkestone, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Folkestone to Paris. Traveling from Folkestone in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for Bern.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

1
night
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rose Garden (Rosengarten), Barenpark and Aare River. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): make a trip to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, explore the activities along Aare River, then pause for some photo ops at Barenpark, and finally admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bern attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Paris to Bern in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Bern are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Rome.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge
Barenpark ©
Barenpark

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Campo de' Fiori as well as Sistine Chapel. On the 8th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill and then steep yourself in history at Colosseum. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, admire the masterpieces at Sistine Chapel, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally wander the streets of Campo de' Fiori.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Bern to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bern in July; daily highs in Rome reach 37°C and lows reach 24°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

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

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piazza San Marco. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande and then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace.

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Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Fri) before leaving for Zagreb.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tortureum - Museum of Torture as well as Zagreb Cathedral.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zagreb tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Venice to Zagreb in 4 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Venice in July, Zagreb is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Budapest.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Zagreb Cathedral ©
Zagreb Cathedral
Dolac Market ©
Dolac Market

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.
You've added Central Market Hall, Thermal Spas, Buda Castle, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Budapest day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Budapest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hősök tere ©
Hősök tere
Buda Castle ©
Buda Castle
Central Market Hall ©
Central Market Hall

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museum of Illusions as well as Schönbrunn Zoo. On the 16th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace and then meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip tool .

Take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Vienna sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Stephansplatz ©
Stephansplatz

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Petřín, Lesser Town, Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and other attractions you added. On the 18th (Thu), snap pictures at Charles Bridge and then don't miss a visit to StaromEstske namEsti. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Katedrala Svateho Vita, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then wander the streets of Lesser Town, then get great views at Petřín, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Prague Pub Crawl.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Prague online itinerary planner .

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Prague are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Großer Tiergarten, Memorial of the Berlin Wall and Mall of Berlin. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): browse the different shops at Mall of Berlin. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner .

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes A'dam Lookout, Red Light District and Bloemenmarkt. There's more to do: stroll around Vondelpark and pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif.

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Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark
Red Light District ©
Red Light District
De Duif ©
De Duif

1
day
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Brussels road trip tool .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Nightlife Museums Historic Sites

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