21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

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 5th (Sat): visit Cannaregio, explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Venice tour planning tool.

Mangalore, India to Venice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mangalore to Venice. In February, Venice is much colder than Mangalore - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can fly to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 6:

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Venice in February: highs in Rome hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Budapest.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
On the 10th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Budapest visit planning website.

You can fly from Rome to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in February: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 7°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can fly to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 11:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally let little ones run wild at Kampa Park.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Prague driving holiday website.

Getting from Budapest to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 12:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 13th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take a stroll through The Jordaan, then stroll around Vondelpark, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In February in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 14:

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 15th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and finally examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally examine the collection at Atomium.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Brussels vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:

Paris, France

— 3 nights

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.
Paris is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

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.
On the 20th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, and finally pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in February, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 21:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, then make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally wander the streets of Alfama. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, make a trip to Belém Tower, then steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

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

Fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 24: