22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Portland, United States
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
8
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Portland, United States

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Statue de Raoul Follereau, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mark's Church Versailles, then take a stroll through Quartier Saint-Louis, then examine the collection at Musee Clemenceau, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue de Nazareth. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Pierre Montrouge, explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet, contemplate the long history of Temple de l'Amour, then admire the masterpieces at Musee De Cluny, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Montparnasse Cemetery (Cimetiere Montparnasse), and finally view the masterpieces at French Arts Factory.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary builder site .

Portland, USA to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Portland to Paris due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Musee De Cluny ©
Musee De Cluny

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo Degli Azzoni Avogadro, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at Palazzo Mocenigo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Giovanni Evangelista, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Rocco, and finally contemplate the long history of Museo Wagner. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Piazza della Frutta, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, steep yourself in history at Villa Giusti, get to know the fascinating history of Campo della Salute, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Concattedrale di San Pietro di Castello, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco della Vigna.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice travel planner.

You can fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in July, with highs in Venice at 87°F and lows at 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Padua
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Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Palazzo Mocenigo ©
Palazzo Mocenigo
Chiesa di San Giorgio dei Greci ©
Chiesa di San Giorgio dei Greci

1
night
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, then stroll through Spiaggia di Fegina, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre day trip website .

Getting from Venice to Cinque Terre by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Castello Doria ©
Castello Doria
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 31st (Wed), explore the world behind art at Collezione d’Arte dell’Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze, examine the collection at Stibbert Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Cappella Demidoff di San Donato, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pieve Di Sant'Alessandro a Giogoli, then view the masterpieces at Collezione Roberto Casamonti, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Ricci. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappelle Medicee, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Crypt of Santa Reparata, then explore the world behind art at Basilica di San Lorenzo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Gondi.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Pieve Di Sant'Alessandro a Giogoli
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Church and Museum of Orsanmichele ©
Church and Museum of Orsanmichele
Basilica di San Lorenzo ©
Basilica di San Lorenzo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Battistero Lateranense, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiese Parr S. Dorotea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Regina della Famiglia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella Redemptoris Mater, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Grottoes, and finally contemplate the long history of Piazza del Quirinale. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the local landmark of Fontana delle Naiadi, learn about all things military at Museo Storico dell'Arma del Genio e dell'Architettura Militare, explore the ancient world of Necropoli della Via Laurentina, then delve into the distant past at Domus Aurea, then don't miss a visit to Bunker di Mussolini a Villa Torlonia, and finally stop by Enoteca Rocchi.

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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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Battistero Lateranense ©
Battistero Lateranense
Domus Aurea ©
Domus Aurea

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.
El Barri Gòtic and Montjuic Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Fundacio Joan Miro and Parc de Montjuic will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Las Ramblas, get a taste of the local shopping with Villa del Arte Galleries, take in the exciting artwork at Opera Lounge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mare de Deu de la Bonanova.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona online trip planner .

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Badalona
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Fundacio Joan Miro ©
Fundacio Joan Miro
Montjuic Castle ©
Montjuic Castle

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Imprenta Municipal, explore the ancient world of Templo de Debod, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Traje, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and finally see the interesting displays at Casita Museo de Raton Perez. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Palace of Aranjuez, admire the local landmark of Fuente de la Fama, then contemplate the long history of Palacio Real de El Pardo, and finally see the interesting displays at Las Alhajas Palacio.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Madrid tour planning website .

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 92°F to lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Royal Palace of Aranjuez
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Las Alhajas Palacio ©
Las Alhajas Palacio
Templo de Debod ©
Templo de Debod
Museo del Traje ©
Museo del Traje

2
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
On the 9th (Fri), make a trip to Canos de Carmona, take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de Santa Rosalia, admire the masterpieces at Las Duenas, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia De Santa Catalina, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Pedro, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee Flamenco De Seville. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Juan Sebastian Elcano, steep yourself in history at Royal Tobacco Factory, then contemplate the long history of Palace Yanduri, then see the interesting displays at Museo Taurino, and finally stroll around Parque de Maria Luisa.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Seville road trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Las Duenas ©
Las Duenas
Iglesia de San Pedro ©
Iglesia de San Pedro
Convento de Santa Rosalia ©
Convento de Santa Rosalia

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Santuário da Peninha. We've included these beaches for you: Praia da ursa and Praia Bico das Lulas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Farol (in Sao Martinho do Porto), Centro Ciencia Viva do Alviela - Carsoscopio (in Alcanena) and Praia do Norte (in Nazare). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Alfama, get to know the fascinating history of Miradouro de Santa Luzia, get engrossed in the history at Palacio da Independencia, and engage your brain at Pavilhao do Conhecimento.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Seville to Lisbon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Seville to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seville in August; daily highs in Lisbon reach 86°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sintra, Centro Ciencia Viva do Alviela - Carsoscopio, Praia do Norte, Farol, Praia Bico das Lulas
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Praia da ursa ©
Praia da ursa
Museu Nacional do Azulejo ©
Museu Nacional do Azulejo
Alfama ©
Alfama

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