22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Start: Calgary, Canada
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Calgary, Canada

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kilkenny Castle and Christ Church Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar, take an in-depth tour of 14 Henrietta Street, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, and admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Dublin journey planner.

Calgary, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 7 hours. In March, Dublin is a bit warmer than Calgary - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kilkenny Castle
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14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
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 3rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo dos Mouros.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in April: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

2
nights
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 5th (Sun): wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then make a trip to Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stroll around Parc Guell.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip builder tool.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Discover out-of-the-way places like Roman Forum and Church of St. Louis of the French. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Duomo di Siena and Ponte Vecchio. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Piazza del Campo (in Siena). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Historic Center of Vienna and Schonbrunner Gardens. Get some cultural insight at Schonbrunn Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the galleries of Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at Haus der Musik Wien, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner.

You can fly from Florence to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, Vienna is little chillier than Florence - with highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Palace of Versailles and Musee d'Orsay. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet, wander the streets of Montmartre, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paris itinerary tool.

Fly from Vienna to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take a stroll through The Jordaan, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam online trip maker.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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