21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Train
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Cannes, France
— 3 nights
Train
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights

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Lisbon, Portugal — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge. Keep things going the next day: visit Alfama, then make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, then don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and finally explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport). In June in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip planning website.

Fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in June, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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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 11th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and then stroll around Parc Guell. On the next day, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, make a trip to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in June: highs in Barcelona hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Cannes.
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Cannes, France — 3 nights

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cannes: Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Saint-Raphael) and Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands, explore the world behind art at Musee Picasso, appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, and take a stroll through Le Suquet.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannes day trip tool.

Fly from Barcelona to Cannes in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in June since evenings lows in Cannes dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nice.
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Nice, France — 4 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nice trip builder app.

You can drive from Cannes to Nice in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Signoria. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence visit planner.

Getting from Nice to Florence by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Nice in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Florence, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 3 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice travel planner.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Venice sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night.
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