22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Bus + Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
8
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: New York City, United States

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition and Trinity College Dublin. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, and wander the streets of Temple Bar.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Dublin holiday builder website .

New York City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Dublin is 5 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
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 27th (Mon), stroll around St. James's Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and finally ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the London tour itinerary planner .

Fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. July in London sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): head off the coast to Île de la Cité, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens and then explore the historical opulence of Palace of Versailles.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planning tool .

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Luxembourg Gardens ©
Luxembourg Gardens

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
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 31st (Fri): ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and then don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip tool .

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Paris in July, with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piazza del Campo and Wine Tours & Tastings. Change things up with a short trip to Duomo di Siena in Siena (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online itinerary builder .

You can fly from Barcelona to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Florence, with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome itinerary planning site .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Food Tours
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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 7th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Katedrala Svateho Vita, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to StaromEstske namEsti, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in August: high temperatures in Prague hover around 76°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Beer Tastings & Tours
Room Escape Games

2
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Savior on the Spilled Blood and Peterhof Grand Palace. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Smolny Cathedral, and browse the exhibits of Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

For where to stay and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg online vacation planner .

You can fly from Prague to St. Petersburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Prague in August: highs in St. Petersburg hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Grand Peterhof Palace ©
Grand Peterhof Palace
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
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 12th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Royal Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riddarholm Church (Riddarholmskyrkan), then examine the collection at Skansen, and finally see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, then get a sense of history and politics at Stockholm City Hall, then stroll around Kungstradgarden Park, and finally head off the coast to Stockholm Old Town.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Stockholm trip planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Stockholm takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
Skansen ©
Skansen

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