28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Rhodes Town, Greece
— 3 nights
6
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
7
Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
8
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights

3
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.
Do your shopping at Grafton Street and Olivier Cornet Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Guinness Storehouse and Dublin Castle. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Temple Bar, examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and explore the different monuments and memorials at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dublin road trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Dublin is 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in Dublin reach 59°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Doge's Palace and Campo del Ghetto. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at San Marco 801 and Le Stanze del Vetro. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Valdobbiadene (Cantina San Gregorio & PDC Cartizze). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria S.Eufemia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore, and shop like a local with Atelier d'Arte La Colonna.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Venice trip app.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Venice takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Venice due to the time zone difference. In May, Venice is a bit warmer than Dublin - with highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valdobbiadene
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:
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Cantina San Gregorio ©
Cantina San Gregorio
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona. Head to Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri and Florentine Experience Shoppingfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Florence to go to San Gimignano and see Guardastelle Vineyard, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence day trip planner.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Guardastelle Vineyard, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Find places to stay May 26 — 30:
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Via Condotti and Galleria Russo. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and take in the exciting artwork at Body Worlds - Il Ciclo della Vita.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rome itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rome, with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 2:
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
nights
Rhodes Town, Greece

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Village of Lindos and Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes. Head to Kallithea Springs and Aromateriefor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rhodes Town: Lindos (Agios Pavlos Beach, Lindos Beach, &more). On the 5th (Wed), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Faliraki Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Anthony Quinn Bay.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rhodes Town travel website.

Getting from Rome to Rhodes Town by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Rhodes Town is 1 hour. Traveling from Rome in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rhodes Town, with lows of 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Lindos, Faliraki, Kallithea Springs, Aromaterie
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 6:
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Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 7th (Fri), wander the streets of Ermou Street, stop by Plaka, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Technohoros Art Gallery, explore the galleries of Athens Art Gallery, then explore the venue of Onassis Stegi, then steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, and finally stop by The Loom.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Athens itinerary maker website.

Getting from Rhodes Town to Athens by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. In June, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
For shopping fun, head to S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery or Gabbiano Nero. Akrotiri and Boutari Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fira trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Fira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Fira

Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Akrotiri, Oia, Pyrgos, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:
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S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery ©
S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
For shopping fun, head to Covent Garden or Harrods. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The British Museum and National Gallery. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our London itinerary planner.

You can fly from Fira to London in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Fira to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fira in June, things will get little chillier in London: highs are around 68°F and lows about 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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