21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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21 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Dublin, Ireland
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  7​h
7
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Dublin, Ireland

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.
Head to Le Marais and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Louvre Museum. Step out of Paris to go to Coincy and see La Hotte du Diable, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, make a trip to Arc de Triomphe, and take a stroll through Ile Saint-Louis.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Paris sightseeing planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Dublin to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in April: highs in Paris hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

La Hotte du Diable
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

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 29th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at ARTIS, look for gifts at Abraham Kef's, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of The Jordaan, then wander the streets of De Negen Straatjes, and then take a stroll through Leidseplein.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam tour planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Leidseplein ©
Leidseplein

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, browse the range of quality goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), then make a trip to Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam), then stop by Boxoffberlin, and finally look for gifts at Rausch Schokoladenhaus. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Die Hackeschen Hoefe, then look for gifts at Winterfeldt Markt, then stop by AMPELMANN Shop am Gendarmenmarkt, and finally see the interesting displays at Pergamon Museum.

To find reviews and other tourist information, use the Berlin online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe) ©
Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe)
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz

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.
On the 3rd (Thu), take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, hunt for treasures at Mercati di Rialto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, head off the coast to La Giudecca, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then don't miss a visit to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Berlin to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of the city life by going to Azienda Agricole Frascole and Castello di Verrazzano. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Historic Centre of San Gimignano. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Chianti Cashmere Goat Farm (in Radda in Chianti) and L'Orcio a Ca di Pesa srl (in Panzano in Chianti). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries and see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence online road trip planner .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Greve in Chianti, Chianti Cashmere Goat Farm, Azienda Agricole Frascole, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Trastevere and L'Artigianato. Get a sense of the local culture at Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. Venture out of the city with trips to Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Via Condotti, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rome route builder tool .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Florence in May, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Interlaken.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto, Cascata delle Marmore
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

2
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 12th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, contemplate the waterfront views at Thunersee, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Aare Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, then take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Fall, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Interlaken trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Rome to Interlaken takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, expect Interlaken to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, Thunersee, Aare Gorge, Staubbach Waterfall
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Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge
Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 14th (Mon), take advantage of the amenities at Bains des Paquis, explore the wide array of goods at Centre Commercial de Balexert, then take a stroll through Vieux-Carouge, and finally look for gifts at DAVIDOFF Geneve. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then browse the range of quality goods at Manor.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip planner .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Vieux-Carouge
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Manor Geneve ©
Manor Geneve
Vieux-Carouge ©
Vieux-Carouge
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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