23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
9
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, wander the streets of Alfama, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lisbon road trip planning tool.

Rosario, Argentina to Lisbon is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Rosario in January; daily highs in Lisbon reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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 23rd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, thenmake a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. On the next day, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, thenwalk around Parc Guell, and then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip app.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, thenponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, thenpause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in January: high temperatures in Budapest hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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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 29th (Wed): admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maria Am Gestade, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, thensee the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. January in Vienna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
On the 31st (Fri), make a trip to Staromestske namesti, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, thensnap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Prague trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daytime highs in Prague are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, make a trip to Champs-Elysees, thencontemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, thenpause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris planner.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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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.
When in London, make a side trip to see Cotswolds Distillery in Stourton, approximately Stourton away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the London online travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cotswolds Distillery
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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