20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Nottingham
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Nottingham, United Kingdom

— 1 day

Queen of the Midlands

With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Bulwell Forest Garden, then get outside with Stoke Lock & Woods Riverside, and then examine the collection at William Booth Birthplace Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nottingham trip planning app.

Fort Wayne, USA to Nottingham is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Fort Wayne to Nottingham. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Fort Wayne in August; daily highs in Nottingham reach 24°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to London.

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Outdoors · Museums · Parks
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London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and take an in-depth tour of The British Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our London visit site.

Take a train from Nottingham to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to take a train 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 masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Paris vacation planning site.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Lyon.

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Lyon, France

— 3 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Lyon is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Colline de Fourviere, browse the exhibits of Fresque des Lyonnais, and see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lyon road trip planning site.

You can fly from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August in Lyon, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Milan.

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Milan, Italy

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Milan trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Rome.

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Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Rome road trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Rome by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, walk around Vondelpark, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, Amsterdam is a bit cooler than Rome - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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