22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bolzano, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Paris, France — 2 nights

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 11th (Tue), make a trip to Place de la Concorde, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Paris attractions planning tool.

If you are flying in from Vietnam, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to fly to Athens.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:

Athens, Greece — 3 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Byzantine and Christian Museum, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Athens. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in October: high temperatures in Athens hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to fly to Rome.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rome day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Athens in October since evenings lows in Rome dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Florence road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bolzano.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Bolzano, Italy — 1 night

South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
On the 21st (Fri), hike along Tappeiner Promenade, then admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Piazza Walther, stop by Il Maso dello Speck, take an in-depth tour of South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, then take a stroll through Via dei Portici, and finally make a trip to Via Argentieri.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bolzano online trip builder.

Getting from Florence to Bolzano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Florence in October, with highs in Bolzano at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Venice.
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:

Venice, Italy — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Venice online trip planner.

You can drive from Bolzano to Venice in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October in Venice, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to fly to Budapest.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:

Budapest, Hungary — 2 nights

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 24th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Budapest day trip site.

Getting from Venice to Budapest by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In October, Budapest is a bit cooler than Venice - with highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to fly to Prague.
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Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

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 26th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Prague online attractions planner.

Getting from Budapest to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Budapest, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to fly to Amsterdam.
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Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (Japanese Garden & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can take a train back home.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Side Trip
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