23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Fly:  21 h 45 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
9
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

3
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rome online trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Rome is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in July: high temperatures in Rome hover around 37°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.

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
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 5th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, thensnap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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 7th (Sat): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thensteep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. July in Venice sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo and then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): examine the collection at The Hofburg, take an in-depth tour of Sisi Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in July, things will get a bit cooler in Vienna: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Vienna

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

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and then make a trip to Marienplatz. Keep things going the next day: walk around English Garden and then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Munich vacation planning app.

You can drive from Vienna to Munich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Vienna in July, expect Munich to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 13th (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, thenappreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), thenadmire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Geneva trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Geneva takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation) ©
Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation)

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Geneva to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, thenwalk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam route planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in Amsterdam are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, thenpause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Berlin visit planner.

Fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

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

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