21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
4
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights
8
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
9
Versailles, France
— 3 nights
10
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stroll around Parc Guell.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary builder.

Madrid to Barcelona is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Barcelona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
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 15th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, thensteep yourself in history at Colosseum, thenadmire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): make a trip to Piazza San Marco, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Venice travel route planner.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

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

1
night
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in April, Vienna is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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 19th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, thenappreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, thenget a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally contemplate the long history of Matthias Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): get curious at Palace of wonders Csodák Palotája, have some family-friendly fun at E-Exit Escape Game, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

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Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April in Budapest, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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Heroes' Square ©
Heroes' Square
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
On the 21st (Tue), admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, thenhunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Istanbul road trip website.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Istanbul is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Budapest in April since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

2
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.
You've now added Eiffel Tower to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Thu), explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, thenadmire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower. On your second day here, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Paris.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planning app.

You can fly from Istanbul to Paris in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Paris due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Phoenix Park, get your bearings at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and snap pictures at Ha'penny Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin tour website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Dublin is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Paris in April; daily highs in Dublin reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Versailles.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

3
nights
Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
On the 28th (Tue), don't miss a visit to The Hall of Mirrors, make a trip to Palace of Versailles, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum de Versailles-Chevreloup. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Le Bois des Aigles, thenrelax in the rural setting at Ferme de Viltain, and then admire the striking features of The Trianons & The Hamlet.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Versailles travel route planner.

Fly from Dublin to Versailles in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Versailles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in April, you will find days in Versailles are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Le Bois des Aigles
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Le Bois des Aigles ©
Le Bois des Aigles
Ferme de Viltain ©
Ferme de Viltain

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nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera and then contemplate the long history of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and finally admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Krakow road trip planning app.

Getting from Versailles to Krakow by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. April in Krakow sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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