22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe Trip Planner
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly
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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 Ponte dei Sospiri. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and explore the galleries of Doge's Palace.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary maker website.

Paris, France to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Venice are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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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 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 take a bus. 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.
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Museums · Historic Sites
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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 Piazza Navona for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria della Vittoria, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

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.
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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 Liberty Statue for their historical value. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy, and admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Budapest trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Rome to Budapest by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in January: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 3°C and lows are around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Prague.
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Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
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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 St. Vitus Cathedral 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 maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Prague day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. 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 the flight to Bruges.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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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 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 4.5 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.
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