23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+2
bus + train + Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Hyeres, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Cannes, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Get a sense of the local culture at Royal Palace and Vasa Museum. Get in touch with nature at Stockholm Old Town and The Green Trails. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, find something for the whole family at Junibacken, and take an in-depth tour of Royal Armory.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm route planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Stockholm is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Abu Dhabi in July: high temperatures in Stockholm hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and National Gallery of Denmark. Kids will enjoy Nyhavn and Tivoli Gardens. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Amalienborg, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, and make a trip to The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue).

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen attractions planning website .

Fly from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Theme Parks Parks
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Grafton Street and James Joyce Cultural Centre. Bring the kids along to Temple Bar and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol, view the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland, stroll through Phoenix Park, and learn more about the world around you at Richmond Barracks.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dublin day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Copenhagen to Dublin in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
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.
Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palace of Versailles and Eiffel Tower. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and admire the striking features of Louvre Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paris visit website .

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, Paris is a bit warmer than Dublin - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Escape the urban bustle at La plage and Plage de l'Escalet. Bring the kids along to Plage de Sylvabelle and Plage de l'Estagnol. Change things up with these side-trips from Hyeres: Plage de Cabasson (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas) and Plage de Gigaro (in La Croix-Valmer). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, shop like a local with Villa Noailles, and stroll through Plage de Jean Blanc.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hyeres road trip planning site .

You can fly from Paris to Hyeres in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, La Croix-Valmer, Plage de l'Escalet, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro

3
nights
Cannes, France

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at La Croisette and Rue d'Antibes. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Marche Forville and Verrerie Pierini. Step out of Cannes with an excursion to Marineland in Antibes--about 30 minutes away. There's more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and get interesting insight from Tours.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cannes day trip site .

Drive from Hyeres to Cannes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Cannes are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Cannes

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Verrerie Pierini, Marineland
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Scuba & Snorkeling
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

3
nights
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 29th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona online trip maker .

You can fly from Cannes to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Cannes in July, with lows around 25°C. You will leave for home on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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