21 days in Western Europe Itinerary

21 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
2
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights

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: browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin day trip planner.

Boston, USA to Dublin is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Boston to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in March, Dublin is a bit warmer at night with lows of 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can 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
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, then don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our London journey maker.

Getting from Dublin to London by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In March, daily temperatures in London can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris vacation planner.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in March, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stroll around Parc Guell.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel route builder site.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 62°F and 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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 17th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rome travel route builder site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Rome, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

2
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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 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and then see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Vienna road trip website.

Getting from Venice to Vienna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in March, expect Vienna to be a bit cooler, temps between 51°F and 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:
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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), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then walk around Vondelpark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam tour itinerary builder website.

Fly from Vienna to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish 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:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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