22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Paris, France
— 3 nights

2
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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace and Drottningholm Palace. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vasa Museum and Skansen. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory, pause for some serene contemplation at Riddarholmen Church, and get engrossed in the history at Nordiska Museet.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Stockholm sightseeing planner.

Toronto, Canada to Stockholm is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect Stockholm to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Get some cultural insight at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Your inner history buff will appreciate Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens and The Marly Palace. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Peter and Paul Fortress, make a trip to Sobor Petra I Pavla, steep yourself in history at Palace Square, and examine the collection at Russian Museum.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read St. Petersburg trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to St. Petersburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg is 2 hours. August in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Historic Sites · Museums
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Peter and Paul Fortress ©
Peter and Paul Fortress
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens ©
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally steep yourself in history at Powder Tower. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, then don't miss a visit to The Vrtba Garden, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Prague vacation builder.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Prague in August, you will find days in Budapest are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
On the 16th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cinili Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Rumeli Fortress, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, then contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Istanbul online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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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 explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto, about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome route maker app.

Getting from Istanbul to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Rome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Siena and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Step off the beaten path and head to Le mura di Lucca and Pitti Palace. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

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

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rome in August since evenings lows in Florence dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Le mura di Lucca, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Duomo di Siena
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, stop by Île de la Cité, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paris tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Florence to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Florence in August, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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