22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train + taxi:  4​h 30​min
2
Le Lavandou, France
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
7
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles, United States

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.
Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower, and examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris vacation builder site .

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Paris is 9 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, Paris is little chillier at night with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

3
nights
Le Lavandou, France

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Le Lavandou: La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Sylvabelle & Plage de Gigaro). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc and tour the pleasant surroundings at Grande Plage du Lavandou.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Le Lavandou trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Paris to Le Lavandou takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

La Croix-Valmer
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Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere

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 15th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, and then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Le Lavandou to Barcelona with the Route module. Traveling from Le Lavandou in July, Barcelona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 17th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Florence route maker website .

You can fly from Barcelona to Florence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Barcelona in July, with lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Pantheon. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planning site .

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Plaka and Acropolis of Athens. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Acropolis Museum, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Rome to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens due to the time zone difference. July in Athens sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Skansen and Sandhamn. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Vasa Museum, take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), laugh and play at Grona Lunds Tivoli, and admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm travel route planner.

Fly from Athens to Stockholm in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in July: highs in Stockholm hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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