24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 1 day
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 1 night
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Ayia Napa, Cyprus
— 2 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 1 night
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Rimini, Italy
— 3 nights
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Ancona, Italy
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 4 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
On the 5th (Thu), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some serene contemplation at Nieuwe Kerk, then ponder the world of politics at Old City Hall, and finally stroll around Westbroekpark.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the The Hague online holiday planner.

Marseille, France to The Hague is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marseille in August: high temperatures in The Hague hover around 24°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at South Church (Zuiderkerk) and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agnieten Chapel. Keep things going the next day: get outside with CarSmash Amsterdam, steep yourself in history at House On The Three Canals, pause for some serene contemplation at Amsterdam, Posthoornkerk (Onze Lieve Vrouwe Onbevlekt Ontvangen), then steep yourself in history at Westindisch Huis, then pause for some serene contemplation at Dominicus Kerk, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Nicholas Basilica.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from The Hague to Amsterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Cologne, Germany

— 1 day

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 9th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Maria in Lyskirchen, take a leisurely stroll along Frankenwerft, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Domschatzkammer, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Maria Himmelfahrt, then make a trip to Sankt Andreas Kirche, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Antoniterkirche.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cologne route builder.

Getting from Amsterdam to Cologne by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 3 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau de Seneffe and Alden Biesen. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort Van Duffel and Gaasbeek Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Lieteberg (in Zutendaal), Reading Between the Lines Church (in Borgloon) and Basilica Tongeren (in Tongeren). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Notre-Dame Du Finistere, steep yourself in history at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bon-Secours, explore the different monuments and memorials at Ardennes American Cemetery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Beeldverhaalroute / Parcours BD.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Brussels driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

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 13th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tegeler See, see the interesting displays at Classic Remise Berlin, explore the world behind art at Museum Berggruen, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Wannsee, then get engrossed in the history at Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz, and finally explore the activities along Wannsee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Mitte, steep yourself in history at Gleis 17, Grunewald, admire the masterpieces at Urban Nation, then get engrossed in the history at German Resistance Memorial Center, then see the interesting displays at Deutsche Kinemathek - Museum fuer Film und Fernsehen, and finally examine the collection at Computerspielemuseum.

Discover how to plan a Berlin trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Brussels to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

— 1 night
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Ascension Convent - Florivski Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al-Rahma Mosque, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Intersession (Pokrovsky) Monastery, then explore the world behind art at Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko National Museum of Arts, and finally examine the collection at Software and Computer Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyiv (Kiev) trip app.

Fly from Berlin to Kyiv (Kiev) in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Kyiv (Kiev). In August in Kyiv (Kiev), expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to fly to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Ayia Napa, Cyprus

— 2 nights
Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
On your second day here, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, kick back and relax at Kapparis Beach, kick back and relax at Kapparris Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, then trek along Profitis Elias - Konnos Nature Trail, and finally head outdoors with Stavros Water Sports.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ayia Napa trip builder.

You can fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Ayia Napa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in August; daily highs in Ayia Napa reach 39°C and lows reach 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Bologna.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bologna, Italy

— 1 night

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bologna trip planning site.

You can fly from Ayia Napa to Bologna in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ayia Napa to Bologna is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Bologna when traveling from Ayia Napa in August, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rimini.

Things to do in Bologna

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Rimini, Italy

— 3 nights

Seaside Capital

A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Visiting Sun Day Beach 118 and Bagno Silvano 123 will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bagno 39 Cigno and Acquamarina Bellariva. Explore Rimini's surroundings by going to Bagno Settebello 76 (in Pinarella), Cervia (Bagno Flores, Bagno Renato 164 Cervia, &more) and Bagno Martini 163 (in Savio di Cervia). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno 91 Massimo, cool off at Bagno Umberto 64, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagno 120.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rimini trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bologna to Rimini takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Rimini sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ancona.

Things to do in Rimini

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ancona, Italy

— 2 nights
Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region in central Italy, with a population of around 101,997. On the 22nd (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Lucia, take an in-depth tour of Museo della Rocca di Offagna, and then brush up on your military savvy at Rocca Medievale Di Offagna. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Domenico, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Sant’Agostino, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, then kick back and relax at Bagni Amedeo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del SS. Rosario.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ancona trip planner.

You can drive from Rimini to Ancona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Ancona, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Ancona

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Cinque Terre, Italy

— 4 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Visit Bagno Maurizio and Bagno Italia for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Isola Palmaria and Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro. Explore Cinque Terre's surroundings by going to Bagno Carlo (in Marina di Pietrasanta), Bagno Irene (in Viareggio) and Lido Di Camaiore (La Vela BeachClub & Bagno Brunella e Ada Beach). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Le Polle di Malbacco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Giovanni Battista, get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola, and head outdoors with Pietra di Luna.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ancona to Cinque Terre takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Cyprus travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Churches
From sandy beaches to stone castles, and from bustling nightclubs to romantic tavernas, Cyprus is the perfect destination for those who seek a complete Mediterranean experience. Many civilizations have left their mark on the island's long and vibrant history, and consequently its customs, cuisine, and architecture. Beyond the divide between the predominantly Greek south and Turkish north, throughout the island you'll recognize Venetian, Genoese, British, and Middle Eastern influences. Of course, the main attraction that draws tourists from all over the world is the sunny coast, dotted with historical cities and fully equipped beaches. There is also a selection of peaceful villages, both inland and by the sea, where those looking for a more secluded holiday can retreat. A visit to the country's capital Nicosia, with its vibrant art and culture scene and numerous sightseeing opportunities, is definitely worth adding to your itinerary wherever you're staying.