24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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24 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Oberammergau, Germany
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 30​min
9
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 day
Drive:  11​h
10
Asnelles, France
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
12
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
13
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: New York City, United States

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 24th (Wed), explore the activities along Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro), then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza), explore the galleries of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Madrid route builder site .

New York City, USA to Madrid is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Madrid is 6 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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nights
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 26th (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Palmitos Park and then stroll through Playa de Amadores. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Maspalomas, then explore and take pictures at The Saddle Club Gran Canaria, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Dunas de Maspalomas.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Maspalomas trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Maspalomas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Maspalomas. Traveling from Madrid in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Maspalomas, with lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Playa de Amadores
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Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores

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night
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 28th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally examine the collection at Casa Batllo. On the next day, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, explore and take pictures at Camp Nou, and then stroll through Park Guell.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Barcelona online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Maspalomas to Barcelona is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Maspalomas in April; daily highs in Barcelona reach 66°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rome itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 2nd (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John. On your second day here, examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Florence trip planning site .

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Florence dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the activities along Canal Grande, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally make a trip to Basilica di San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Venice online attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Walking tours
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

2
nights
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 6th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Schönbrunn Zoo and then take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunn Palace. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vienna route builder app .

Getting from Venice to Vienna by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Venice in May: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 67°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Oberammergau.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

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day
Oberammergau, Germany

Oberammergau
Nestled in a valley within the Bavarian Alps, Oberammergau is known not only for its famous theater productions, but also for its large selection of dining, shopping, and traditional crafts.
To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Oberammergau trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vienna to Oberammergau. In May, Oberammergau is a bit cooler than Vienna - with highs of 62°F and lows of 45°F. On the 8th (Wed), you're off toZermatt.

Things to do in Oberammergau

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get outside with Monta Rosa Hutte and then hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Zermatt trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Oberammergau to Zermatt with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Asnelles.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Monta Rosa Hut ©
Monta Rosa Hut

1
day
Asnelles, France

Asnelles ©
Asnelles is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region of north-western France.The inhabitants of the commune are known as Asnellois or Asnelloises.GeographyAsnelles is located at the seaside some 13 km north-east of Bayeux and 10 west of Courseulles-sur-Mer. On the 10th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Asnelles trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zermatt to Asnelles. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Asnelles

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Normandy American Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery

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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 11th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Musee d'Orsay, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Drive from Asnelles to Paris in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Paris are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, then take in the views from Tower Bridge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the London online road trip planner .

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 15th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then stroll through Vondelpark, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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