23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Monterrey, Mexico
Fly:  18​h
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
5
Verona, Italy
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
7
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
10
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h
End: Monterrey, Mexico

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You've added Almudena Crypt, Plaza Mayor, Stadio Santiago Bernabeu, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Royal Palace of Madrid and El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Mirador del Valle and Museum of Visigothic Culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (Iglesia de San Ildefonso Jesuitas, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, & more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Gran Via, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Antonio de los Alemanes, and don't miss a visit to Paseo de la Castellana.

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Monterrey, Mexico to Madrid is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, car, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In May in Madrid, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Wed) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Toledo
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've added Vatican City, Piazza di Spagna, Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, admire the local landmark of Piazza di Spagna, appreciate the history behind Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Vatican City, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the galleries of Sistine Chapel, and finally explore the galleries of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome route planning site .

You can fly from Madrid to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Madrid in May, with lows around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Fri) before leaving for Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Sistine Chapel
Sistine Chapel
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Leaning Tower of Pisa has been added to your itinerary. On the 24th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa and then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Florence itinerary planning app .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, Florence is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice
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.
Isola di Murano has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally make a trip to Isola di Murano.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Venice route planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Isola di Murano
Find places to stay May 26 — 27:
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square

few
hours
Verona, Italy

Verona
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Verona trip builder website .

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In May in Verona, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll set off for Munich on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Verona

Nightlife Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 27 — 28:

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus), Neuschwanstein Castle, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the striking features of Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus) and then get a taste of local nightlife at Hofbrauhaus Munchen. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Neuschwanstein Castle and then sample the tasty concoctions at Andechs Monastery.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Munich online trip builder .

Fly from Verona to Munich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Verona in May, expect Munich to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Andechs Monastery, Neuschwanstein Castle, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Find places to stay May 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Neuschwanstein Castle ©
Neuschwanstein Castle
BMW Museum ©
BMW Museum

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House and then identify plant and animal life at Ronde Hoep Polder.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip maker app .

You can fly from Munich to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hilversum, Ronde Hoep Polder, Tafelbergheide
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Tafelbergheide ©
Tafelbergheide
Ronde Hoep Polder ©
Ronde Hoep Polder

1
day
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 1st (Sat), sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bruges journey planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daytime highs in Bruges are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
The Markt ©
The Markt

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Musee d'Orsay and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Visit Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Bruges in June, you will find days in Paris are somewhat warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). On the 5th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 5:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral. You'll explore and learn at National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, and make a trip to Big Ben.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary site .

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. Traveling from Paris in June, you will find days in London are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 8th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Casa Batllo, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and then make a trip to Carrer Petritxol.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel route tool .

Getting from London to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In June, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Carrer Petritxol ©
Carrer Petritxol

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