22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly + train:  25​h
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Sydney, Australia

2
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, explore the galleries of St. Isaac's Cathedral State Museum-Memorial, admire the striking features of Smolny Cathedral, and admire the local landmark of Grand Palace.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg tour itinerary planning site .

Sydney, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Moscow Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Skansen, then examine the collection at Vasa Museum, and then head outdoors with Riddarholmen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, then get in on the family fun at Grona Lunds Tivoli, then take in nature's colorful creations at Millesgarden, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen.

Find out how to plan Stockholm trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Stockholm in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nightlife

Side Trip

Millesgarden
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from London Eye, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at St. James's Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London road trip planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to London in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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.
On the 12th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Musee d'Orsay and then explore the world behind art at Musee du Louvre.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris vacation site .

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Park Guell, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally steep yourself in history at Casa Batllo.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip site .

Fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in July; daily highs in Barcelona reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and then admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and then explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries.

To find out how to plan a trip to Florence, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Barcelona to Florence in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Barcelona in July, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip app .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online travel planner .

Fly from Rome to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in July, expect nights in Istanbul to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

Similar Plans

26 days in Europe BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in Europe BY A USER FROM EGYPT March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in Europe BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in Europe BY A USER FROM KAZAKHSTAN February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 33 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 25 days in Europe BY A USER FROM IRELAND March, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 26 days in Europe BY A USER FROM DOMINICAN REPUBLIC July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 24 days in Europe & New Plymouth BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 41 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans