26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
5
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
6
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Erechtheion and Mount Lycabettus. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, wander the streets of Anafiotika, and explore the ancient world of Temple of Athena Nike.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Athens is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Athens, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cavtat Old Town and Zarkovica Animal Shelter. Step out of the city life by going to Speed Boats Tours and Lokrum Island. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Athens to Dubrovnik in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in July: high temperatures in Dubrovnik hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Old Town ©
Old Town

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.
Visiting Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, stop by Montmartre, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Paris road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Paris in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dubrovnik in July, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Jordaan and Zaanse Schans. Do your shopping at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Markthal. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Rotterdam Centraal Station (in Rotterdam) and Panorama Mesdag (in The Hague). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam route planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Amsterdam, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rotterdam, The Hague, Zaanse Schans
Highlights from your plan
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Strandbar Mitte. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pergamonmuseum and Potsdamer Platz. There's lots more to do: get outside with Strandbad Wannsee, browse the different shops at Die Hackeschen Hoefe, visit Mitte, and explore the wide array of goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe).

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Highlights from your plan
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Munich Residenz and NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Peter's Church and BMW Headquarters. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along English Garden, examine the collection at Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Heiliggeistkirche, and engage your brain at Deutsches Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Munich online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 25th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thenmake a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, and finally contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Florence trip maker.

Fly from Munich to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Munich in July, expect Florence to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cascata delle Marmore and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica. Step out of the city life by going to Lago di Piediluco and Colle Aventino. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Giardino dei Tarocchi (in Pescia Fiorentina). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome road trip tool.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Terni, Duomo di Orvieto, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Giardino dei Tarocchi
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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