22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe Trip Planner

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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

— 3 nights

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. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

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Paris, France to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; 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 drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 6:

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

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 Basilica of Santa Croce. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

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You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Venice in January: highs in Florence hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

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 fly; or drive. 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 fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 9 — 13:

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

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 Dohány Street Synagogue for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Matthias Church, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at University Church.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. 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 flight to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 17:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 4 nights

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 Prague Astronomical Clock 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, visit Lesser Town, and steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace.

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

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. 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 fly to Bruges.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 21:

Bruges, Belgium

— 3 nights

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 Basilica of the Holy Blood and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie. There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, look for gifts at The Chocolate Line Bruges, and steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bruges trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Bruges takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, Bruges is somewhat warmer than Prague - with highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
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