17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Buffalo, United States
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Buffalo, United States

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, contemplate the long history of Riddarholmen Church, and brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Stockholm travel route app.

Buffalo, USA to Stockholm is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buffalo to Stockholm is 6 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Buffalo in August: high temperatures in Stockholm hover around 70°F and lows are around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Theme Parks Nightlife
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Vrtba Garden, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Petrinska rozhledna. On your second day here, stop by Lesser Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

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

You can fly from Stockholm to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in August, you will find days in Prague are somewhat warmer (76°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Prague

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

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip builder tool.

Fly from Prague to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in August, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 90°F and 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then stroll around Parc Guell, then get your game on at Virtua, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Barcelona hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
On the 11th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and then explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Île de la Cité, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Paris travel route site.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Barcelona in August, with highs in Paris at 77°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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 13th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, then admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, then don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament. On the next day, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our London online route planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

To plan Amsterdam vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from London to Amsterdam by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a 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 August, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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