22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe route planner

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Fly
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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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.
Anne Frank House and Grote Markt will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rijksmuseum and The Jordaan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Haarlem (Cathedral of Saint Bavo & Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and contemplate the long history of Begijnhof.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam tour itinerary maker site.

London, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Amsterdam is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trip

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Doge's Palace and San Giorgio Maggiore are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica di San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Venice trip maker site.

Fly from Amsterdam to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in May: high temperatures in Venice hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:

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.
On the 27th (Thu), ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Florence visit website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay May 26 — 28:

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and Pantheon will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at St. Peter's Basilica and Palatine Hill. Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa Adriana, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trips

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Ravello, Italy

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Escape the urban bustle at Fornillo and Valle delle Ferriere. Visit Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Basilica of Saint Trofimena for their historical value. Step out of Ravello to go to Positano and see Boat Tours & Water Sports, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, cruise along Amalfi Coast, Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, and view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ravello driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Rome in June, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Ravello: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Barcelona, Spain

— 3 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at El Barri Gòtic and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and stroll around Parc Guell.

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You can fly from Ravello to Barcelona in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Ravello in June, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:

Paris, France

— 4 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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, visit Île de la Cité, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris road trip tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, Paris is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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