23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Visiting Seine River and Ile Saint-Louis will get you outdoors. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and snap pictures at Pont Alexandre III.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Paris, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Johannesburg in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei, then make a trip to Ghent City Center, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Place.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Brussels trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in September, plan for little chillier days in Brussels, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Side Trips

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Must see
Gravensteen
4.4
Must see
Ghent City Center
4.8
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, and then see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

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Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trip

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Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Must see
Zaanse Schans
4.4

1
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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, then get engrossed in the history at Palace of Tears, then examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and finally steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial, contemplate the long history of Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, and then pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule).

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Berlin using our trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Side Trip

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Specialty Museum
Topography of Terror
4.5

2
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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 14th (Tue), make a trip to Staromestske namesti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Prague day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. September in Prague sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7
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Must see
Lobkowicz Palace
4.6

3
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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
Schonbrunn Palace and Peterskirche will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. There's still lots to do: stroll around Schonbrunner Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, and explore the world behind art at Albertina.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September in Vienna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Must see
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6
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Must see
Belvedere Palace
4.6

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Mocenigo, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally wander the streets of Dorsoduro.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Venice road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Vienna in September, with highs in Venice at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Cupola di San Pietro. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, make a trip to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rome sightseeing planner.

Getting from Venice to Rome by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens. On the next day, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, then pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and finally stop by Plaka.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Rome in September, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
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Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7

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