23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Ghent, Belgium
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Colmar, France
— 1 night
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Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Wallace Collection and National Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of London and Imperial War Museums. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, take in panoramic vistas at The Monument to the Great Fire of London, and gain insight at Royal Academy of Arts.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner.

Granada, Spain to London is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Granada to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Granada in October, things will get slightly colder in London: highs are around 61°F and lows about 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Museum of London ©
Museum of London

3
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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 9th (Sat), explore the activities along The Amstel, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can fly from London to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
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Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
On the 11th (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Essex Farm Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint George's Memorial Church, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Ramparts Cemetery, and finally stroll the grounds of Bedford House Cemetery. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Korenmarkt, then get to know the fascinating history of Kraanlei, and then take an in-depth tour of Gravensteen.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ghent trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Ghent takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Ieper (Ypres)
Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Essex Farm Cemetery ©
Essex Farm Cemetery
Bedford House Cemetery ©
Bedford House Cemetery

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Grand Place.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brussels travel app.

Traveling by car from Ghent to Brussels takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Brussels, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Train World ©
Train World
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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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 (Thu): explore the world behind art at Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then examine the collection at Musee Nissim de Camondo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, and finally step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then wander the streets of 1st Arrondissement, then see the interesting displays at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Colmar.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
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Colmar, France

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Musée d'Unterlinden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Protestante Saint-Matthieu, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise De l'Invention De La Sainte-Croix, pause for some serene contemplation at L'eglise de l'Invention-de-la-Sainte-Croix, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville de Turckheim, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee du Memorial des Combats de la Poche de Colmar.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Colmar trip maker tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Colmar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Colmar

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Turckheim, Eglise De l'Invention De La Sainte-Croix, L'eglise de l'Invention-de-la-Sainte-Croix
Highlights from your plan
Musée d'Unterlinden ©
Musée d'Unterlinden
L'eglise de l'Invention-de-la-Sainte-Croix ©
Vieille Ville de Turckheim ©
Vieille Ville de Turckheim

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 17th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museum of Communication, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Ghost, ponder the design of Simsonbrunnen, then wander the streets of Matte, and finally steep yourself in history at Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ursenkathedrale, then learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural History of Bern, and finally appreciate the history behind Mosesbrunnen.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bern route maker.

Getting from Colmar to Bern by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Soleure
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Communication ©
Museum of Communication
Museum of Natural History of Bern ©
Museum of Natural History of Bern
Jesuitenkirche ©
Jesuitenkirche

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 19th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Oskar-Reinhart Foundation Museum, then examine the collection at Sammlung Oskar Reinhart, then examine the collection at Air Force Center, and finally get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then don't miss a visit to Niederdorf, and then examine the collection at Zoological Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planner.

You can take a train from Bern to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in October, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Winterthur, Air Force Center
Highlights from your plan
Oskar-Reinhart Foundation Museum ©
Oskar-Reinhart Foundation Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Sammlung Oskar Reinhart ©
Sammlung Oskar Reinhart

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Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 21st (Thu), hike along Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike, steep yourself in history at Villa Kerylos, then stroll through Old Harbor (La Darse), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nice road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Nice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in October; daily highs in Nice reach 70°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Villefranche-sur-Mer, Villa Kerylos, Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike
Highlights from your plan
Villa Kerylos ©
Villa Kerylos
Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs ©
Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs
Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike
Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike

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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.
On the 22nd (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, visit Cannaregio, explore the world behind art at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 51°F in Venice. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 24th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Stibbert Museum, ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planning site.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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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 26th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Necropolis, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then contemplate the long history of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Villa Farnesina, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then don't miss a visit to Forum of Augustus, and finally take an in-depth tour of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

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