20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— Few hours
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Graz, Austria
— 1 night
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Erasmus Bridge and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Take a break from Amsterdam with a short trip to Nieuwe Kerk in Delft, about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Brouwerij 't IJ, take in the spiritual surroundings of Portuguese Synagogue, and make a trip to De Gooyer Windmill.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. March in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Erasmus Bridge ©
Erasmus Bridge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Serres Royales De Laeken, admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, then don't miss a visit to Grand Place, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Guild Houses.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip builder app.

Drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Brussels

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Serres Royales De Laeken ©
Serres Royales De Laeken
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Parc du Cinquantenaire ©
Parc du Cinquantenaire

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 15th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Gross St. Martin, then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, then take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shrine of the Three Kings.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cologne day trip site.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Cologne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Cologne

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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Hohenzollern Bridge ©
Hohenzollern Bridge
Gross St. Martin ©
Gross St. Martin

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, explore the world behind art at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), then ponder the design of Fountain of Justice, and finally make a trip to Roemerberg.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt planner.

Traveling by train from Cologne to Frankfurt takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt ©
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche) ©
Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche)

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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 17th (Wed), learn about all things military at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then make a trip to Staroměstská mostecká věž, and finally don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at Top Gun Prague Shooting Events, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Prague sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Time Travel Vienna, then don't miss a visit to Rathausplatz, and finally make a trip to Stephansplatz.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by bus from Prague to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. In March in Vienna, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Rathausplatz ©
Rathausplatz
Stephansplatz ©
Stephansplatz

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bratislava online travel planner.

You can take a train from Vienna to Bratislava in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

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Nedbalka Gallery ©
Nedbalka Gallery
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth
Slovak Philharmonic ©
Slovak Philharmonic

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then have some family-friendly fun at E-Exit Escape Game, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Graz.

Things to do in Budapest

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Szechenyi Lanchid ©
Szechenyi Lanchid

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Graz, Austria

Graz ©
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Leech Forest (Leechwald), take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten), then contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Graz, then get to know the fascinating history of Herrengasse, and finally don't miss a visit to Hauptplatz.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Graz trip planner.

Traveling by train from Budapest to Graz takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. March in Graz sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Graz

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten) ©
Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten)
Altstadt von Graz ©
Altstadt von Graz
Hauptplatz ©
Hauptplatz

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana travel route planner.

You can take a bus from Graz to Ljubljana in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

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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.
On the 24th (Wed), take a stroll through Cannaregio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dell'Orologio.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Venice road trip website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ljubljana in March, Venice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Venice

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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, don't miss a visit to Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring, examine the collection at Palazzo Blu, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Pisa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Pisa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March in Pisa, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Cupola di San Pietro. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and appreciate the history behind La Pieta.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rome online itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Pisa to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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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.
On the 29th (Mon), take a stroll through Île de la Cité, step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, make a trip to Place des Vosges, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Tuileries, then make a trip to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, and finally admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Jardin des Plantes, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis.

Plan my day in Paris using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rome in March, with highs in Paris at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Place des Vosges ©
Place des Vosges
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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