23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
3
Sintra, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Nice, France
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
+3
Train + Tram + Fly + Train:  6 h 15 min
7
Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
11
Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
12
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 15 min
13
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 day
Train:  2 h 45 min
14
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
15
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  5 h
16
Cork, Ireland
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  4 h 30 min
17
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Los Angeles, United States

2
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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 28th (Tue): walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then get a taste of the local shopping with Galeria La Lesia, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, wander the streets of El Born, then examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip planning website.

Los Angeles, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Barcelona is 9 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

1
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Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 30th (Thu), browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, see the interesting displays at Museu Faller de Valencia, then pick up some local products at Mercado Colon, then take in the exciting artwork at Botique Museo Lladro, and finally wander the streets of Barrio del Carmen.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Valencia trip simple and quick.

Fly from Barcelona to Valencia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Valencia are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Sintra.

Things to do in Valencia

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
Barrio del Carmen ©
Barrio del Carmen

1
night
Sintra, Portugal

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): browse the different shops at Ubbo, examine the collection at Museu do Ar - Sintra, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, then step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, and finally contemplate the long history of Sintra National Palace. On your second day here, explore the activities along Vale dos Lagos at Parque de Pena, admire the striking features of Park and National Palace of Pena, then find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and finally look for gifts at Juicy Soaps.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sintra trip planner.

You can fly from Valencia to Sintra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. May in Sintra sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascais, Ubbo
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Sintra National Palace ©
Sintra National Palace

1
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Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Monastere de Cimiez, take a peaceful walk through Parc du Mont Boron, wander the streets of Place Rossetti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, then get outside with Promenade du Paillon, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastère de Cimiez.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nice trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Sintra to Nice in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sintra to Nice due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sintra in May: highs in Nice hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Parc du Mont Boron ©
Parc du Mont Boron
Promenade du Paillon ©
Promenade du Paillon
Monastère de Cimiez ©
Monastère de Cimiez

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome planner.

You can fly from Nice to Rome in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in May, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 75°F. You will leave for Pisa on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Rome

Tours Historic Sites Nightlife
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1
night
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, examine the collection at Palazzo Blu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Cristina, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square, then enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptistery of St. John. Keep things going the next day: tee off at Cosmopolitan Golf & Country Club, head outdoors with Bagno Laura, then head outdoors with Il Pineto Parco Avventura, and finally don't miss a visit to Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Pisa sightseeing planning app.

You can fly from Rome to Pisa in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Pisa dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bern.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf
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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

1
night
Bern, Switzerland

Bern
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bern day trip planning app.

Getting from Pisa to Bern by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Pisa in May; daily highs in Bern reach 66°F and lows reach 44°F. You'll set off for Vienna on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Bern

Outdoors Parks Tours
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1
night
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 6th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kahlenberg, examine the collection at The Hofburg, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, then don't miss a visit to Graben and Kohlmarkt, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna road trip app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Bern to Vienna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Vienna when traveling from Bern in May, with lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery of Steel Figures, then stop by Moser Sales Gallery, and finally see the interesting displays at Czech Repubrick.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague travel planner.

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Prague sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

1
night
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): walk around Kongens Have, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, then examine the collection at National Museum of Denmark, then stop by Crime Passionnel, and finally admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Saviour's Church, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), then stroll around Jaegerborg Dyrehave, then step into the grandiose world of Frederiksborg slotshave, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiksborg Slotskirke.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen driving holiday website.

You can fly from Prague to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hillerod, Jaegerborg Dyrehave, Fredensborg Palace
Find places to stay May 8 — 9:
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church

1
night
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
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 10th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum), look for gifts at Mathallen Oslo, stop by Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood, get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, then examine the collection at Fram Museum, and finally examine the collection at 22 July Centre.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo road trip site.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Oslo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Copenhagen in May since evenings lows in Oslo dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) ©
Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum)

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), examine the collection at Anne Frank House, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at The Amstel.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Amsterdam, with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Nature Parks
Find places to stay May 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Boat Tours & Water Sports

1
day
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 12th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges, head outdoors with Bruges Art Route, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica of the Holy Blood.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bruges trip planning site.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in Bruges are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): make a trip to Champs-Elysees, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, don't miss a visit to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Marmottan Monet, then wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and finally stop by Île de la Cité.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris planning site.

You can take a train from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis

1
night
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Surgeons' Hall Museums, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirk, then stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, and finally don't miss a visit to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Edinburgh takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Paris to Edinburgh, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in May: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 58°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Cork.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Shopping
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

1
night
Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
On the 15th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, look for gifts at Blarney Chocolate Factory, get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, examine the collection at Collins Barracks Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter and Paul's Church. Keep things going the next day: race across the water with a speed boat tour, don't miss a visit to Crawford Art Gallery, and then hunt for treasures at The English Market.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cork trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Edinburgh to Cork takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. May in Cork sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Cork

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
The English Market ©
The English Market

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): examine the collection at Emirates Stadium Tour and Museum, hunt for treasures at Borough Market, then explore the world behind art at The British Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and finally make a trip to Trafalgar Square.

Plan trip to London with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Cork to London in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. May in London sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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