26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Portland, United States
Fly + Train:  13 h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h
3
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
8
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Portland, United States

3
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amsterdam online trip builder.

Portland, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Portland in July: highs in Amsterdam hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris road trip website.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

Find out how to plan Madrid trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Paris to Madrid in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in July: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 94°F and lows are around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 12th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Ratto della Sabina, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Florence takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, tram, and train; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and finally wander the streets of Plaka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, then don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Athens road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Athens is 1 hour. July in Athens sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

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

1
night
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, stop by Mytho, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then take a stroll through Little Venice, and finally don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town vacation planning site.

You can fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Paradise Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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 20th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, then take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden, and then make a trip to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Munich tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Munich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mykonos Town to Munich. In July, Munich is slightly colder than Mykonos Town - with highs of 77°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, and make a trip to Brandenburg Gate.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner.

You can fly from Munich to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

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