24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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24 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Portland, United States
Fly:  13​h
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
10
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Portland, United States

1
night
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 1st (Fri), walk around Vondelpark and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then get your game on at Museumphoto, and finally explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip tool .

Portland, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Amsterdam is 9 hours. When traveling from Portland in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at NaFilM: National film museum, take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti, then steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Prague trip builder app .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May in Prague, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

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 5th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then steep yourself in history at Hősök tere, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Budapest online route planner .

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Prague in May, expect nights in Budapest to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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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.
On the 7th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, then admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Beylerbeyi Sarayı (TBMM-Milli Saraylar).

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. May in Istanbul sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay May 6 — 8:
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, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

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Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 12th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

Find out how to plan Florence trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
On the 14th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Barcelona travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Florence to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
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 16th (Sat): make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, then steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then wander the streets of Belém Tower, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, wander the streets of Alfama, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

You can plan Lisbon trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. In May in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 15 — 17:
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

3
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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Paris attractions planner .

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Paris is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in May, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 64°F and 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay May 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, stroll around Hyde Park, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London online travel planner .

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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