21 days in Western Europe Itinerary

21 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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21 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Boston, United States
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Boston, United States

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: explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, walk around Phoenix Park, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and don't miss a visit to Merrion Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dublin trip builder website .

Boston, USA to Dublin is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Boston to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dublin when traveling from Boston in March, with lows around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our London trip planner.

Getting from Dublin to London by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March in London, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History 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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paris attractions planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in March, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 15th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stroll around Parc Guell.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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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 17th (Tue): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Rome are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 19th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

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

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. March in Florence sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. March in Venice sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then see the interesting displays at Staatsopernmuseum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Venice in March, things will get little chillier in Vienna: highs are around 51°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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.
On the 25th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then walk around Vondelpark. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then get your game on at Museumphoto.

To find where to stay, more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam tour itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Vienna to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. March in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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