16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

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 1st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon and then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Riyadh in July, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Rome: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Venice.

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Venice, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romance

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 3rd (Sat): admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Venice day trip planning tool.

Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 4th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, then stroll around Ciutadella Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona journey planner.

You can fly from Venice to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Barcelona are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Paris.

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Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

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.
Paris is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, Paris is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then take a stroll through The Jordaan, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam route planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Prague.

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Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

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Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Prague sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Stockholm.

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Stockholm, Sweden

— 2 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Royal Palace, enjoy fun for all ages at Grona Lunds Tivoli, then take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Stockholm City Hall, examine the collection at Skansen, and then steep yourself in history at Storkyrkan.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Stockholm trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Prague to Stockholm in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in July, things will get slightly colder in Stockholm: highs are around 26°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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St. Petersburg, Russia

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and then steep yourself in history at Palace Square. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In July in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

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