16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Start: Detroit, United States
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
3
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  12 h 15 min
End: Detroit, United States

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.
Kids will enjoy Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, make a trip to Merrion Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Dublin route planning site.

Detroit, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Dublin is 5 hours. Traveling from Detroit in May, things will get a bit cooler in Dublin: highs are around 59°F and lows about 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

1
night
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum and then see the interesting displays at Skansen. On your second day here, have fun and explore at Junibacken, head outdoors with Riddarholmen, wander the streets of Stockholm Old Town, thenstep into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Stockholm trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Dublin to Stockholm in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Junibacken ©
Junibacken

2
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, thenpause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, and then try out the rides at Tivoli Gardens. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Kastellet, thenstep into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, thensee the interesting displays at National Museum of Denmark, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen online holiday planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planning tool.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in June; daily highs in Venice reach 81°F and lows reach 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome, thenadmire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally explore the ancient world of Pantheon. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Rome by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. June in Rome sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, walk around Parc Guell, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 12th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and finally make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, thendon't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and then steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in June, Lisbon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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