22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
2
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
11
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, then ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, and finally take a stroll through Temple Bar.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Dublin trip itinerary planning website.

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Dublin is 5 hours. Traveling from Toronto in May, expect Dublin to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, then don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Big Ben, then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the London online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planning app.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Versailles
Find places to stay May 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
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 10th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Bloemenmarkt, walk around Vondelpark, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, then explore the galleries of Anne Frank House, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay May 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, make a trip to Staromestske namesti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge.

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

Fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the striking features of Belvarosi Nagyboldogasszony Foplebaniatemplom, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally examine the collection at House of Terror Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Prague in May, you will find days in Budapest are a bit warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 15th (Sun), explore the activities along Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Florence day trip planning app.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Rome online day trip planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and finally stroll around Parc Guell.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel route website.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 23rd (Mon), observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, wander the streets of Alfama, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lisbon online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. May in Lisbon sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Alfama ©
Alfama

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