22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris, France
Train + Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 45 min
6
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
End: Paris, France

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

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Paris, France to Venice is an approximately 5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Florence day trip website.

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in January, you will find days in Florence are somewhat warmer (13°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

4
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.
Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria della Vittoria.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. January in Rome sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican Museums
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

4
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.
Visit Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at University Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in January; daily highs in Budapest reach 3°C and lows reach -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Dohány Street Synagogue ©
Dohány Street Synagogue

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Prague Castle and Stary zidovsky Hrbitov are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and steep yourself in history at Old Royal Palace.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Prague day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

3
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Get some historical perspective at Historic Centre of Brugge and Basilica of the Holy Blood. There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, examine the collection at Friet Museum, stop by The Chocolate Line Bruges, and get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Prague to Bruges takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Prague in January: high temperatures in Bruges hover around 7°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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