16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
2
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
4
Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
5
Nice, France
— 2 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 10th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, thentake a stroll through Temple Bar, and finally appreciate the history behind James Joyce Statue. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Spire, thenget advice or help at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, thenstroll around St Stephens Green, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

El Paso, USA to Dublin is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from El Paso to Dublin. Traveling from El Paso in May, expect nights in Dublin to be little chillier, around °F, while days are cooler, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 12th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Tower of London, thenmake a trip to Big Ben, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and finally don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daytime highs in London are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally make a trip to Louvre Museum. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 16th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, thenstroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, thentake an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and finally contemplate the long history of Omaha Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, and then brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie.

Make your Bayeux itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Paris to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Bayeux, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Omaha Beach
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

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Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 18th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, thenget great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally make a trip to Place Massena. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nice trip planner.

Getting from Bayeux to Nice by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in May, expect Nice to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Marineland, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Nice to Florence in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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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

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): wander the streets of Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, thenshop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

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

Traveling by flight from Florence to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Florence in May; daily highs in Zurich reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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