25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon sightseeing planning tool.

Luanda, Angola to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from West Africa Standard Time (WAT) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Luanda in July, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5
Belém Tower ©
World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Aquarium
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6

2
nights
Paris, France

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 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, take a stroll through Le Marais, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in July: highs in Paris hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Eiffel Tower ©
Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
Arc de Triomphe ©
Architectural Building
Arc de Triomphe
4.6

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip website.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for slightly colder days in Amsterdam, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:
Highlights from your trip
Van Gogh Museum ©
Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
Rijksmuseum ©
Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6
Anne Frank House ©
History Museum
Anne Frank House
4.4

2
nights
Venice, Italy

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then get to know the fascinating history of Campo del Ghetto, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:
Highlights from your trip
Doge's Palace ©
Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
Canal Grande ©
Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
Basilica di San Marco
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

2
nights
Florence, Italy

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 10th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Florence trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
World heritage site
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
4.5
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
World heritage site
Piazzale Michelangelo
4.8

2
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:
Highlights from your trip
Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7
Trevi Fountain ©
Fountain
Trevi Fountain
4.4
Pantheon ©
World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

3
nights
Athens, Greece

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Change things up with a short trip to Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae (about 1h 30 min away). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, squeeze the most out of the city with CityCab, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Athens road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Athens is 1 hour. In July in Athens, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:
Highlights from your trip
Acropolis of Athens ©
World heritage site
Acropolis of Athens
4.7
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
World heritage site
Archaeological Site Mycenae
4.4
Acropolis Museum ©
History Museum
Acropolis Museum
4.7

2
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Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland and then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Place Massena, then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, then don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Nice in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Nice is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in July, expect nights in Nice to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
Marineland ©
Aquarium
Marineland
2.9
Vieille Ville ©
Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, shop like a local with La Boqueria, don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, and get your game on at Virtua.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
Highlights from your trip
Casa Batllo ©
World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6
Parc Guell ©
World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, then make a trip to Plaza de Oriente, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

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

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 23°C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

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