21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Buckingham Palace and Houses of Parliament. When in London, make a side trip to see Beachy Head in Eastbourne, approximately Eastbourne away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, walk around St. James's Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary maker tool.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect London to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Beachy Head
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirk and then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Rosslyn Chapel, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then don't miss a visit to Scott Monument.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh planning tool.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Edinburgh at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Room Escape Games

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Roman Forum and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Villa d'Este in Tivoli--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rome online tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Rome takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in August: highs in Rome hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Piazza del Duomo. When in Florence, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Siena, approximately Siena away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Florence. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

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 4th (Wed): make a trip to Casa Batllo, admire the striking features of Casa Amatller, thenstroll around Parc Guell, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Barcelona travel planning app.

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Food Tours
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and Chester Beatty. Change things up with a short trip to Glendalough Cathedral in Vale of Glendalough (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, get engrossed in the history at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, pause for some photo ops at The Famine Sculptures, and examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin vacation planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect Dublin to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Glendalough Cathedral
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Walking tours
Beer Tastings & Tours
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum ©
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

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