22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
6
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
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, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Madrid day trip planning app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Madrid is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Madrid. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect nights in Madrid to be colder, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 39°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

3
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and catch a live event at Camp Nou.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip builder.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais and then visit Vieille Ville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

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

4
nights
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Nice in September, with highs in Paris at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

4
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip maker website.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja.

Find out how to plan Reykjavik trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Reykjavik in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam to Reykjavik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in September; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 13°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Historic Sites
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Perlan ©
Perlan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Zurich vacation maker website.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Zurich in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reykjavik to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Reykjavik in September; daily highs in Zurich reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

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