22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Melbourne, Australia

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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, wander the streets of Trastevere, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome day trip app .

Melbourne, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Rome, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Melbourne in March, with highs in Rome at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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 27th (Fri), pick up some local products at La Boqueria, then stroll around Parc Guell, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:
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 29th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, wander the streets of Alfama, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Lisbon online route maker .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

2
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.
On the 31st (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then make a trip to Louvre Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 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 March, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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 2nd (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, make a trip to Tower Bridge, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Big Ben, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our London tour planner .

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in London are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam day trip planning website .

Fly from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
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.
On the 6th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti, then admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): wander the streets of Lesser Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Prague trip site .

Getting from Amsterdam to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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.
On the 8th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then steep yourself in history at Hősök tere, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

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Traveling by flight from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Budapest, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, and admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church).

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip planner .

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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