22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Bus + Train + Bus:  6 h 15 min
5
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
Subway + Train:  3 h
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
8
Saint-Tropez, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Cannes, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
11
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Vancouver, Canada

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at The Little Museum of Dublin, contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, and then examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, examine the collection at Dublin Writers Museum, view the masterpieces at James Joyce Cultural Centre, then wander the streets of Temple Bar, then contemplate the long history of Dublin Castle, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Dublin online trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Dublin, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in September, Dublin is a bit cooler at night with lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
The Little Museum of Dublin ©
The Little Museum of Dublin
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

2
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get outside with Thunder in the glens, get outside with Aviemore Ospreys, then stroll through Speyside Way Long Distance Trail, and finally trek along Aviemore Circular. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Farigaig Forest, hike along Hillside Path, then go for a walk through St Ninians Church, then steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle, and finally admire the sheer force of Rogie Falls.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Inverness road trip website.

You can fly from Dublin to Inverness in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daytime highs in Inverness are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Aviemore, Drumnadrochit, Hillside Path, Farigaig Forest, Rogie Falls
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Farigaig Forest ©
Farigaig Forest
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Rogie Falls ©
Rogie Falls

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, and finally visit Edinburgh Old Town. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, then step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and finally get great views at Calton Hill.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Stirling Castle
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Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

1
night
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, and then wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then explore the world behind art at Albertina, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip app.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Vienna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in September: highs in Vienna hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 11th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, look for gifts at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Atrani. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina di Praia Beach, kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo, then head outdoors with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, and finally kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca.

To see maps and other tourist information, refer to the Ravello journey website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Vienna to Ravello in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Vienna in September, with highs in Ravello at 30°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Praiano, Positano, Lido Capo di Conca, Spiaggia di Atrani, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

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 13th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, then explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ravello to Rome by combination of subway and train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
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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 15th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto. On your second day here, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria

2
nights
Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Pampelonne, see the vivid underwater world at Le Cap Lardier, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Sylvabelle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Heraclee Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Vergeron. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de l'Anglade, kick back and relax at Plage d'Aiguebelle, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Jean Blanc, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally trek along Parcours Decouverte : Les Activites Traditionnelles de la Vallee de la Mole.

Plan my day in Saint-Tropez using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Florence to Saint-Tropez in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. In September in Saint-Tropez, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Le Lavandou, Parcours Decouverte : Les Activites Traditionnelles de la Vallee de la Mole
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

2
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs, kick back and relax at Plage de la Lanterne, stroll through Coco Beach, then hike along Sentier du Vinaigrier, then head outdoors with Quai Rauba Capeu, and finally get outside with Aquabike by Fl'eau. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Naturiste De La Batterie, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Soleil, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Midi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Robinson, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Chateau.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cannes trip builder site.

Drive from Saint-Tropez to Cannes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Cannes are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Cannes

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nice, Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Vallauris, Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs
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Plage Naturiste De La Batterie ©
Plage Naturiste De La Batterie
Plage du Chateau ©
Plage du Chateau
Plage du Soleil ©
Plage du Soleil

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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 21st (Mon): stroll around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Cannes to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Palace of Versailles, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Paris online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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