23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
10
Madrid, Spain
— Few hours

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Keep things going the next day: stroll through Playa del Alberche, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Madrid road trip planning app.

Quito, Ecuador to Madrid is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Ecuador Time (ECT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Quito in September, you will find days in Madrid are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Wineries Tours

Side Trip

Playa del Alberche
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see The Trianons & The Hamlet, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, and take a stroll through 1st Arrondissement.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Madrid in October, with highs in Paris at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 6th (Sun), wander the streets of Parque das Nacoes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, thentake a stroll through Rua Augusta, thensteep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Graca (Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen). Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Guincho Beach, thenstep into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon planning website.

Fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in October; daily highs in Lisbon reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Guincho Beach, Park and National Palace of Pena
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Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thenappreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thensnap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi.

Before you visit Florence, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Lisbon to Florence in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in October, you will find days in Florence are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Monteriggioni
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

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Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Get outdoors at Fornillo and Lido di Ravello. Let the collections at Museo della Carta and Museo del Corallo capture your imagination. Step out of Ravello with an excursion to Badia della Santissima Trinita' in Cava De' Tirreni--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, don't miss a visit to Le Ville di Ravello, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ravello route site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Ravello takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in October since evenings lows in Ravello dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Fornillo, Basilica of Saint Trofimena, Badia della Santissima Trinita'
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, don't miss a visit to Vatican Necropolis, thensteep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, thendelve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo, and finally examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rome itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rome, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, learn about all things military at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, thentake some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Barbara's Church, take a stroll through Lesser Town, admire the landmark architecture of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Rome to Prague by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rome in October; daily highs in Prague reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

MedvEdarium, St Barbara's Church
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Portuguese Synagogue, examine the collection at Micropia, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, see the interesting displays at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam, thenexplore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip app.

Getting from Prague to Amsterdam by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) ©

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, wander the streets of Barrio de Salamanca, and then admire the landmark architecture of Metropolis Building.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid driving holiday planning site.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, Madrid is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia ©
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia
Barrio de Salamanca ©
Barrio de Salamanca
Metropolis Building ©
Metropolis Building

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