22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe attractions planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train to London Victoria, Train to Paris
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly
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Pompeii, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the London day trip website.

Panama City, Panama to London is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from Panama City in August, plan for slightly colder days in London, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salisbury.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

Salisbury, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection, take an in-depth tour of The Salisbury Museum, admire the striking features of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, then steep yourself in history at Mompesson House, then admire the striking features of High Street Gate, and finally contemplate the long history of Wilton House. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Beaulieu National Motor Museum, don't miss a visit to Old Sarum, and then take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Salisbury trip planner.

You can drive from London to Salisbury in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Salisbury can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

Paris, France

— 4 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Versailles (La Galerie des Batailles, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris travel route planning site.

Getting from Salisbury to Paris by train takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Salisbury to Paris. Traveling from Salisbury in August, you will find days in Paris are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 10:

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, then admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and finally make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Hofburg, browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, and then get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vienna online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Vienna in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pompeii.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Pompeii, Italy

— 2 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 13th (Fri), delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte, then steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, then do a tasting at Bosco de Medici Winery, then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Pompeii trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Vienna to Pompeii in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in August, things will get a bit warmer in Pompeii: highs are around 36°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rome travel route planner.

Take a train from Pompeii to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the views from Chapel Bridge, admire the striking features of Lucerne Station, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers and then stroll through Titlis.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lucerne trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Lucerne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, Lucerne is a bit cooler than Rome - with highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Munsterkirche (in Schaffhausen), Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall) and St Mauritius Church (in Appenzell). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Santis der Berg, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, take a stroll through Old Town, and explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Zurich trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Zurich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Zurich sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.