22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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 Basilica di San Marco and Piazza San Marco. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice trip website.

Paris, France to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

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 Palazzo Vecchio. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Florence travel route builder website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Venice in January, you will find days in Florence are a bit 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

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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

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

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, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria della Vittoria, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 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 · Nature

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

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 Heroes' Square for their historical value. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Budapest itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rome to Budapest in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in January: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 3°C and lows are around -4°C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive 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

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague

City of a Hundred Spires

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. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, take in the views from Charles Bridge, make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, and steep yourself in history at Powder Tower.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Prague journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -3°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

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 Church of Our Lady Bruges. There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of the Holy Blood.

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

Traveling by flight 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 · Nature
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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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