26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Paphos, Cyprus
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 night
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

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 15th (Mon), admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and then contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Banqueting House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary builder website.

Toronto, Canada to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to London is 5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Toronto in June; daily highs in London reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Île de la Cité, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder website.

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. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in June: highs in Paris hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Oslomarka.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Oslo online tour planner.

You can fly from Paris to Oslo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Oslo is slightly colder than Paris - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Skansen, explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, and then enjoy fun for all ages at Grona Lunds Tivoli. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Royal Coin Cabinet, contemplate the long history of Storkyrkan, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory, then examine the collection at Royal Treasury (Skattkammaren), and finally steep yourself in history at Riddarholmen Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Stockholm trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Moderna Museet - Stockholm ©
Moderna Museet - Stockholm

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Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki sightseeing tool.

Fly from Stockholm to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Helsinki

Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 23rd (Tue), stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and then visit Old Town.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Zurich itinerary builder.

You can fly from Helsinki to Zurich in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. Traveling from Helsinki to Zurich, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Helsinki in June: highs in Zurich hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Friedhof Fluntern ©
Friedhof Fluntern

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Ljubljana road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Ljubljana takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation ©
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 25th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, then get engrossed in the history at Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Church (Kapuzinerkirche), then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vienna route planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Vienna

Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
On the 27th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Great Palace Mosaics Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, and finally delve into the distant past at Valens Aqueduct. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Rumeli Fortress, examine the collection at Pera Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and finally admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Istanbul online trip builder.

Fly from Vienna to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Vienna to Istanbul. Traveling from Vienna in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paphos.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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Paphos, Cyprus

The legendary birthplace of the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the capital of western Cyprus, the city of Paphos showcases an abundance of archaeological, architectural, and historical sites.
On the 29th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Panagia Chryseleoussa Church, explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paphos road trip planning website.

Fly from Istanbul to Paphos in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Paphos. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Paphos

Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

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 30th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, then stop by Plaka, and then admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Numismatic Museum, then contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, and finally delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Athens day trip tool.

Getting from Paphos to Athens by flight takes about 5.5 hours. In June in Athens, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kotor.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the striking features of St. Tryphon Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Kotor Old City, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Holy Mother Rozaria.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotor itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Athens to Kotor in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in July, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Kotor. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of the Rocks ©
Our Lady of the Rocks
St. Tryphon Cathedral
St. Tryphon Cathedral
Kotor Old City
Kotor Old City

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), examine the collection at War Photo Limited, steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, see the interesting displays at Love Stories Museum, then explore the galleries of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik journey planner.

You can drive from Kotor to Dubrovnik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in July, you will find days in Dubrovnik are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited

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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.
On the 4th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Fly from Dubrovnik to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then walk around Parc Guell, then take a stroll through L'Eixample District, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Barcelona vacation maker website.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 8th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in July, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 40°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenida da Liberdade, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary site.

Fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in July: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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