23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
4
Wroclaw, Poland
— 2 nights
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
7
Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
8
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
9
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
10
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 2nd (Fri), explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planning tool.

Medellin, Colombia to Amsterdam is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from Medellin in July, expect Amsterdam to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, and then browse the exhibits of Atomium. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Grand Place, then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Brussels trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

Theme Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
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Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
On the 6th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Vianden Castle, make a trip to Place Guillaume II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), and finally make a trip to Place d'Armes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, don't miss a visit to Barrio Grund, then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City road trip site.

You can drive from Brussels to Luxembourg City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Luxembourg City, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Vianden Castle
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Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

2
nights
Wroclaw, Poland

Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
On the 8th (Thu), get to know the resident critters at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium, then make a trip to Monument to the Anonymous Passerby, and then make a trip to Rynek of Wroclaw. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Panorama Raclawicka, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island), then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally stroll around Park Poludniowy.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Wroclaw road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Luxembourg City to Wroclaw takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Wroclaw sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Tours · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Walking tours
Rynek of Wroclaw
Rynek of Wroclaw
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island)

2
nights
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.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at The Vrtba Garden, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Prague travel planner.

Traveling by car from Wroclaw to Prague takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Parks
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, and then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

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You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, shop like a local with Dolac Market, and examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Zagreb journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Zagreb takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Walking tours
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

3
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Bled Island & Bled Castle) and Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, make a trip to Mestni Trg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Milan.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 19th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

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You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Milan in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in July since evenings lows in Milan dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente, and contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid travel route planning app.

You can fly from Milan to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Milan in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Tours · Wineries
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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