23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Ravello, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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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.
On the 2nd (Sat), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, and then take a stroll through The Jordaan. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis, then see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, and finally see the interesting displays at Body Worlds.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip tool.

Orlando, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Orlando in September, things will get colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 67°F and lows about 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Prague.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

Prague, Czech Republic — 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

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 4th (Mon), make a trip to Staromestske namesti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Prague online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Budapest.
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Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:

Budapest, Hungary — 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
On the 5th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then admire the striking features of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, then contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest online vacation planner.

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to fly to Venice.
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Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

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.
Doge's Palace and San Giorgio Maggiore will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Cannaregio. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and browse the exhibits of Palazzo Mocenigo.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Venice journey builder site.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September, Venice is a bit warmer than Budapest - with highs of 77°F and lows of 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Ravello.
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Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:

Ravello, Italy — 1 night

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): shop like a local with Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ravello trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Ravello takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Venice in September, Ravello is a bit warmer at night with lows of 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rome.
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Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

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.
Colosseum and Roman Forum will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pantheon and Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.

To find maps and tourist information, go to the Rome route builder website.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in September, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.
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Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza del Duomo and Centro Storico. Explore hidden gems such as Piazza della Signoria and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, examine the collection at Loggia del Bigallo - Museo del Bigallo, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Milan.
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Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:

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 17th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Milan journey planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can fly to Paris.
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Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

Paris, France — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, then examine the collection at Musee de l’Orangerie, then steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in September: highs in Paris hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
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Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:

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 19th (Tue): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and then examine the collection at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): visit El Born, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 79°F and 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Palma de Mallorca.
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Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:

Palma de Mallorca, Spain — 2 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Santa Clara, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Mallorca, then pause for some serene contemplation at Terrazas de la Catedral de Palma, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Alcudia. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Alcudia Old Town, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Muro, and then examine the collection at Castell de Bellver.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September in Palma de Mallorca, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.
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Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:

Madrid, Spain — 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 23rd (Sat), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Madrid online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In September in Madrid, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Tours · Wineries · Museums
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