22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Bogota, Colombia
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 night
train:  2​h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
5
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Alghero, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
9
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Bogota, Colombia

1
night
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
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 18th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House, then choose your vessel at Flying Dutch Boats, then get engrossed in the history at The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum), and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner .

Bogota, Colombia to Amsterdam is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Bogota to Amsterdam, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Transportation

Side Trip

Grote Markt
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, then see the interesting displays at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, and finally make a trip to Grand Place. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, contemplate the long history of Maison d'Erasme, then examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Brussels day trip planning website .

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Brussels, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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3
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.
Let the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Arc de Triomphe. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the striking features of Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris online attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. September in Paris sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

1
night
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Skansen and then get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, then step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town, and finally admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Stockholm itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Stockholm takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Paris in September, expect Stockholm to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, then see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planner.

Getting from Stockholm to Athens by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in September, with highs in Athens at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Guell, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then explore the galleries of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Museo Picasso.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary website .

Getting from Athens to Barcelona by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Athens, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

2
nights
Alghero, Italy

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Escape the urban bustle at La Pelosa Beach and Summer Dream. Explore hidden gems such as Punta Negra and Sealives. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alghero: Spiaggia della Pelosetta (in Stintino) and Nuraghe Sant'Antine (in Torralba).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Alghero road trip planning app .

You can fly from Barcelona to Alghero in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Stintino, Nuraghe Sant'Antine
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La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Nuraghe Sant'Antine ©
Nuraghe Sant'Antine
Spiaggia della Pelosetta ©
Spiaggia della Pelosetta

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip builder tool .

You can fly from Alghero to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) 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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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and then examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florence road trip planning app .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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

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