20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  13 h
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Frankfurt, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h
End: Vancouver, Canada

3
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 some historical perspective at Chateau de Fontainebleau and Île de la Cité. Visiting Ile Saint-Louis and Foret De Barbizon will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Latin Quarter, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, kick back and relax at Paris Plage, and wander the streets of Left Bank (Rive Gauche).

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary builder site.

Vancouver, Canada to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Paris, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Foret De Barbizon, Chateau de Fontainebleau
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Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Latin Quarter ©
Latin Quarter
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum Plantin-Moretus and Meir. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Train World and ZOO Planckendael. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Ghent (Patershol, DOK, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Pierre Marcolini and examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Brussels day trip site.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Brussels, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, Antwerp, ZOO Planckendael
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Museum Plantin-Moretus
Museum Plantin-Moretus
Train World ©
Train World
Patershol ©
Patershol

4
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rheinfels Castle and Stadtstrand Schweinfurt. Visit Fulda Cathedral and Neroberg for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Frankfurt: Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz (in Bernkastel-Kues), Marburger Landgrafenschloss Museum (in Marburg) and Eberbach Abbey (in Eltville am Rhein). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Schlossgarten Fulda, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historischer Marktplatz, examine the collection at German Film Museum, and revel in the low prices at Wertheim Village.

Make your Frankfurt itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Frankfurt takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Brussels in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Frankfurt, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fulda, Wertheim, Stadtstrand Schweinfurt, Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz, Marburger Landgrafenschloss Museum
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Rheinfels Castle ©
Rheinfels Castle
Fulda Cathedral ©
Fulda Cathedral
Schlossgarten Fulda ©
Schlossgarten Fulda

3
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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica and Sabbianera Super Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. There's more to do: take a stroll through Via del Corso and stop by Officine Creative Roma.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rome day trip planning website.

Fly from Frankfurt to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Frankfurt in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 38°C and lows about 24°C. You'll set off for Barcelona on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Sabbianera Super Beach
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Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica ©
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini ©
Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona and Gaudi Centre Reus. Relax by the water at Llevant Beach and Playa de la Pineda. Venture out of the city with trips to Great Beach (in Tossa de Mar), Parish Church of Sant Roma (in Lloret de Mar) and La Roca Village (in Santa Agnes de Malanyanes).

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona sightseeing site.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Llevant Beach, Playa de la Pineda, Gaudi Centre Reus, Great Beach, Parish Church of Sant Roma
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Gaudi Centre Reus ©
Gaudi Centre Reus
Playa de la Pineda ©
Playa de la Pineda

1
night
Paris, France

Paris ©
On the 21st (Tue), stroll through Paris Plage and then stop by Justine Red.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paris route site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Paris Plage ©
Paris Plage
Justine Red ©
Justine Red

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