18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
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Venice, Italy
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Budapest, Hungary
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Florence, Italy
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Barcelona, Spain
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Rome, Italy
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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London, United Kingdom
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Riga, Latvia
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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Paris, France

City of Light

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.
For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planning app.

Salzburg, Austria to Paris is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 14:
Highlights from your trip
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6

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Venice, Italy

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Venice itinerary planner.

Fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Venice, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Doge's Palace ©
Must see
Doge's Palace
4.7
Basilica di San Marco
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4
Piazza San Marco ©
Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco
4.4

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Budapest, Hungary

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.
On the 16th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, then pause for some serene contemplation at University Church, then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Budapest tour builder site.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Venice in April, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Budapest. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:
Highlights from your trip
Fisherman's Bastion ©
World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6
Matthias Church ©
World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7

1
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Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague trip maker site.

You can drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. When traveling from Budapest in April, plan for little chillier days in Prague, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:
Highlights from your trip
Lesser Town
Neighborhood
Lesser Town
4.8

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Copenhagen, Denmark

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Kastellet, get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, and then visit Stroeget.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Copenhagen trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Prague to Copenhagen by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Prague in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Copenhagen: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
Nyhavn ©
Historic Walking Area
Nyhavn
4.5
Stroeget ©
Neighborhood
Stroeget
3.6
Kastellet ©
Castle
Kastellet
4.4

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Florence itinerary site.

Fly from Copenhagen to Florence in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in April, expect Florence to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
The Baptistery of St. John ©
World heritage site
The Baptistery of St. John
4.6
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

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Barcelona, Spain

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 20th (Wed), take a stroll through Las Ramblas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona visit planning tool.

Fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
El Barri Gòtic ©
Neighborhood
El Barri Gòtic
4.7
Las Ramblas ©
Neighborhood
Las Ramblas
2.8

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Pantheon ©
Must see
Pantheon
4.8
Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7

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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Quinta da Regaleira and Park and National Palace of Pena will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Castelo dos Mouros and Alfama. Change things up with a short trip to Sintra National Palace in Sintra (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take an in-depth tour of Museu de Marinha, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Miradouro de Santa Luzia.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon tour planner.

Getting from Rome to Lisbon by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Lisbon are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 25th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online day trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Amsterdam in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Amsterdam is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in April, things will get little chillier in Amsterdam: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
Anne Frank House ©
History Museum
Anne Frank House
4.4
Van Gogh Museum ©
Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
Rijksmuseum ©
Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 26th (Tue), get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read London day trip tool.

Fly from Amsterdam to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Westminster Abbey ©
World heritage site
Westminster Abbey
4.5
Houses of Parliament ©
Government Building
Houses of Parliament
4.7

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Stockholm, Sweden

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, examine the collection at Royal Armory, and then see the interesting displays at Skansen.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip planner.

You can fly from London to Stockholm in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Stockholm hover around 11°C and lows are around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Stockholm

Find places to stay Apr 26 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Royal Palace ©
Castle
Royal Palace
4.2
Skansen ©
Specialty Museum
Skansen
4.1
Royal Armory ©
Military Museum
Royal Armory
4.4

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Riga, Latvia

Paris of the North

Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Riga Motormuseum, contemplate the long history of Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and finally wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga).

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Stockholm to Riga by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Riga. In April in Riga, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Riga

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
World heritage site
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
4.7
St. Peter's Church ©
Religious Site
St. Peter's Church
4.1

2
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St. Petersburg, Russia

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
On the 29th (Fri), explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and then see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg, then see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Palace Square.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read St. Petersburg road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Riga to St. Petersburg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Riga to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Riga in April, plan for a bit cooler days in St. Petersburg, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
The State Hermitage Museum ©
World heritage site
The State Hermitage Museum
4.7
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Specialty Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
4.8

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