22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Cork, Ireland
— 1 night
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Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
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Metz, France
— 1 night
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Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
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Rothenburg, Germany
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland

— 2 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): appreciate the history behind The Famine Sculptures, then see the interesting displays at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, and then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Temple Bar, browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, then walk around St Stephens Green, and finally sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Dublin is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Dublin. Traveling from Indianapolis in May, things will get a bit cooler in Dublin: highs are around 59°F and lows about 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Cork.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay May 6 — 8:

Cork, Ireland

— 1 night

Rebel City

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): don't miss a visit to University College Cork (UCC), explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, then admire the landmark architecture of St Fin Barre's Cathedral, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cork trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Dublin to Cork in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay May 8 — 9:

Galway, Ireland

— 1 night

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Wild Atlantic Way, then pause for some photo ops at Oscar Wilde & Eduard Vilde Statue, then make a trip to Quay Street, and finally don't miss a visit to Galway's Latin Quarter.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Cork to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 9 — 10:

Belfast, United Kingdom

— 1 night
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at City Hall, then admire the natural beauty at Belfast Botanical Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Traveling by car from Galway to Belfast takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Belfast sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to London.

Things to do in Belfast

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 10 — 11:

London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Trafalgar Square, stroll through Hampstead Heath, walk around Regent's Park, then stop by Westminster, and finally ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament. Here are some ideas for day two: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

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Getting from Belfast to London by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. May in London sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Tours · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 11 — 13:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

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 14th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, see the interesting displays at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then stroll around Vondelpark, and finally explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Micropia, examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then wander the streets of The Jordaan, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at The Amstel.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Fly from London to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Gravensteen, take a leisurely stroll along Graslei and Korenlei, then get to know the fascinating history of Ghent City Center, then snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, take an in-depth tour of Museum Plantin-Moretus, admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, then see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), and finally admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 17:

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 1 night

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock, appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, explore the world behind art at Letzebuerg City Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then don't miss a visit to Barrio Grund, and finally stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City driving holiday site.

You can drive from Brussels to Luxembourg City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Metz.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 17 — 18:

Metz, France

— 1 night

City of Light

Located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers bordering Luxembourg and Germany, Metz has a cultural confluence as well with a merging of its French and German heritage and military traditions.
On the 19th (Fri), deepen your understanding at Group Fortifications of Aisne, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanique de Metz, make a trip to Gare de Metz-Ville, steep yourself in history at Porte des Allemands, then steep yourself in history at Circuit des Remparts, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Œuvre de la cathédrale.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Metz attractions planner.

Drive from Luxembourg City to Metz in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Metz

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Strasbourg, France

— 1 night

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): make a trip to Barrage Vauban, take an in-depth tour of Alsatian Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Centre-ville de Strasbourg, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanique de l’Universite de Strasbourg, then walk around Parc de l'Orangerie, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Paul.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Strasbourg online day trip planner.

You can drive from Metz to Strasbourg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 19 — 20:

Rothenburg, Germany

— 1 night

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 21st (Sun), make a trip to Schmiedgasse, make a trip to Das Plonlein, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, then don't miss a visit to Altstadt, then examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg trip planner.

You can drive from Strasbourg to Rothenburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Strasbourg in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rothenburg: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay May 20 — 21:

Munich, Germany

— 1 night

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the striking features of New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Church, then contemplate the long history of Rathaus-Glockenspiel, then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and finally make a trip to Odeonsplatz.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Munich road trip planning app.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Munich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Munich

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the world behind art at Albertina, admire the striking features of State Hall of the Austrian National Library, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, steep yourself in history at Ringstrasse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peterskirche, and finally don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Maria Theresia Denkmal, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kaisergruft, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Vienna are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:

Hallstatt, Austria

— 1 night

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, then examine the collection at Museum Hallstatt, and finally discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten Hallstatt.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hallstatt online visit planner.

Getting from Vienna to Hallstatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vaduz.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 24 — 25:

Vaduz, Liechtenstein

— 1 night
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
On the 26th (Fri), examine the collection at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, see the interesting displays at Postal Museum, don't miss a visit to Liechtenstein Center, explore the world behind art at Treasure Chamber of the Principality of Liechtenstein, then get engrossed in the history at Liechtenstein National Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at Landtag of Liechtenstein.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vaduz trip planner.

Getting from Hallstatt to Vaduz by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Vaduz

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay May 25 — 26:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then walk around Lindenhofplatz.

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You can drive from Vaduz to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Zurich, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 26 — 27: