18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h
6
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Los Angeles, United States

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coca-Cola London Eye, Big Ben, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, and other attractions you added. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to London is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in May, with highs in London at 62°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rijksmuseum, Keukenhof and Anne Frank House. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then walk around Keukenhof.

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Getting from London to Amsterdam by combination of flight, bus, and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Keukenhof
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sainte-Chapelle, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and other attractions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Gallerie Degli Uffizi, Piazza del Duomo, Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and other attractions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Walkabout Florence Tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence sightseeing site.

Getting from Paris to Florence by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 52°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Classes Tours Museums
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

3
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.
You've added Colosseum, Vatican Museums, Trevi Fountain, and other attractions to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza Navona and Palatine Hill. The adventure continues: visit Trastevere and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Rome online trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 58°F in Rome. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican Museums
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, visit Cannaregio, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Venice road trip tool.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Venice

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

3
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Frankfurt takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Venice in May, things will get a bit cooler in Frankfurt: highs are around 67°F and lows about 49°F. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
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