24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 6th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Tower of London, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and then make a trip to Big Ben.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our London travel planner.

Calgary, Canada to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Calgary to London, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in London when traveling from Calgary in May, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

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 8th (Sat): walk around Luxembourg Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, walk around Vondelpark, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Stockholm, Sweden

— 2 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 13th (Thu), browse the exhibits of Royal Palace, take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, then examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, then steep yourself in history at Drottningholm Palace, and then take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm itinerary planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Stockholm in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Stockholm, with lows around 6°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kostel svatého Jiljí, and finally make a trip to Staromestske namesti. On the next day, get great views at Petřín, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then wander the streets of Lesser Town, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Vrtba Garden, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Prague, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Venice trip maker tool.

Fly from Prague to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence travel route planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Florence in May, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Athens, Greece

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally admire the natural beauty at National Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Plaka, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Rome to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Mykonos Town, Greece

— 2 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, then wander the streets of Little Venice, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally make a trip to Rarity Gallery. On your second day here, look for gifts at T-bar Stores Mykonos, then don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, and then kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town online travel planner.

Fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.