23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Lima, Peru
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Lima, Peru

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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris tour planner .

Lima, Peru to Paris is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lima to Paris is 6 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Lima in February; daily highs in Paris reach 9°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 23rd (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), make a trip to Royal Palace Amsterdam, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam day trip site .

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at NaFilM: National film museum, then take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and then wander the streets of Lesser Town.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Prague day trip app .

Fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. February in Prague sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vienna online attractions planner .

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Vienna sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, then steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, then admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, then pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner .

You can take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February in Budapest, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami . Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and finally make a trip to Hippodrome (At Meydani).

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Budapest in March, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in March: highs in Rome hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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 7th (Sat): browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, then walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

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

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Barcelona sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, wander the streets of Alfama, and shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

Similar Plans

27 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 43 days in Europe BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 47 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 25 days in Europe BY A USER FROM ECUADOR February, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in Europe BY A USER FROM TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO March, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM EGYPT July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 33 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 27 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans