26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and finally admire the striking features of Berliner Dom. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, then examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and finally don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin trip planning website.

Edmonton, Canada to Berlin is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Edmonton to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church ©
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
On the 8th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostel sv. Mikuláše, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May in Prague, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Prague

Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 9th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of The Sacred Heart of Jesus, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zagreb visit planning tool.

You can fly from Prague to Zagreb in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Basilica of The Sacred Heart of Jesus ©
Basilica of The Sacred Heart of Jesus

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at San Giorgio Maggiore and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Visit Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Basilica di San Marco for their historical value. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, explore the galleries of Palazzo Mocenigo, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and admire the striking features of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Venice online journey planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Venice by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pantheon and Roman Forum. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, make a trip to Cupola di San Pietro, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

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Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 17th (Mon), kick back and relax at Red Beach, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and finally do a tasting at Boutari Winery. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, take a tour by water with Renieris Santorini Sailing Center, then stroll through Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fira route planner.

You can fly from Rome to Fira in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Fira is 1 hour. In May in Fira, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 19th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): wander the streets of Las Ramblas, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then walk around Parc Guell.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona tour itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Fira to Barcelona in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Fira to Barcelona is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fira in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Barcelona, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your plan
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): wander the streets of Rue d'Antibes and then wander the streets of La Croisette. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau, and finally steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nice trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Barcelona to Nice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Seine River. Visit Eiffel Tower and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter for their historical value. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

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

Traveling by flight from Nice to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Nice in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

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London, United Kingdom

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Churchill War Rooms and St. Paul's Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Westminster and Covent Garden. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

Start your trip to London by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

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 29th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, then steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, and finally take a stroll through The Jordaan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam holiday planning app.

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 moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

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