17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  10​h 30​min
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 15​min
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  5​h
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Florence, Italy
— Few hours
train:  1​h 45​min
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: San Francisco, United States

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Big Bus London.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planner.

San Francisco, USA to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Francisco to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Red Light District, Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel and Beer Tasting Room Arendsnest. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vondelpark, see the interesting displays at Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel, then buy something for everyone on your list at Centraal Station, then wander the streets of Red Light District, and finally raise your glass at Beer Tasting Room Arendsnest. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House and then get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor), and then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Berlin Wall Memorial, then see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, then examine the collection at Neues Museum, and finally examine the collection at Pergamonmuseum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin vacation builder.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Prague.

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Pergamon Museum ©
Pergamon Museum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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 25th (Mon), snap pictures at Charles Bridge and then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take a stroll through Old Town (Stare Mesto), and finally steep yourself in history at Old Town Square.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Prague

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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

1
night
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 27th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Borghese Gallery and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome travel itinerary creator.

You can fly from Prague to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in September; daily highs in Rome reach 82°F and lows reach 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

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Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

few
hours
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, then see the interesting displays at Uffizi Gallery, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. September in Florence sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, then examine the collection at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rome travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
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 30th (Sat): ponder the design of Magic Fountain (Font Magica), then admire the landmark architecture of La Sagrada Familia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batlló, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Park Güell, then explore and take pictures at Camp Nou, and then browse the exhibits of Casa Milà.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Barcelona itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Park Guell ©
Park 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and then see the interesting displays at Musée d'Orsay.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip generator.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Barcelona in October: high temperatures in Paris hover around 62°F and lows are around 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Wed) before leaving for London.

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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
You've now added Big Ben to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament and then admire the masterpieces at British Museum.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the London online itinerary creator.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
British Museum ©
British Museum

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