22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights

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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©

Venice of the North

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, get engrossed in the history at Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens, admire the striking features of Smolny Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Russian Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to St. Petersburg, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in St. Petersburg reach 26°C and lows reach 16°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:
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 7th (Sat), examine the collection at Skansen, get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, and then head outdoors with Riddarholmen. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: 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 appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Stockholm takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the London online visit planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to London due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and then make a trip to Eiffel Tower. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay and then admire the striking features of Louvre Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paris trip builder.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from London in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

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 ©

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.
On the 15th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Barcelona holiday planner.

Fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Barcelona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can 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 ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Florence route builder site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Florence in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Florence, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to take a 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
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome driving holiday planning app.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, stop by Ortakoy, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Istanbul day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rome to Istanbul. When traveling from Rome in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Hagia Sophia ©
Hagia Sophia
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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