17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  5 h 15 min
7
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
8
Nice, France
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
9
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Los Angeles, United States

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tegeler See, then take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, and then see the interesting displays at Pergamon Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, wander the streets of Savignyplatz, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbar Mitte.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Berlin holiday maker app .

Los Angeles, USA to Berlin is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Berlin is 9 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Strandbad Tegeler See ©
Strandbad Tegeler See
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, and finally make a trip to Old Town Square. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Charles Bridge, then see the interesting displays at Lobkowicz Palace, then get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, and finally get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Prague vacation maker site .

You can fly from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 6th (Fri), get curious at Deutsches Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Nymphenburg Palace.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Munich holiday builder tool .

You can fly from Prague to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Munich are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

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 7th (Sat): wander the streets of Dorsoduro, steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Canal Grande, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally make a trip to St. Mark's Square.

Discover how to plan a Venice trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Munich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Munich in July, with highs in Venice at 87°F and lows at 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Castello del Trebbio, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, kick back and relax at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, then get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

Before you visit Florence, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
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Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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 11th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica and then admire the striking features of Vatican Museums.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art, and then wander the streets of Plaka.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Rome to Athens by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens. In July, daytime highs in Athens are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coco Beach, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and then stroll through Castel Plage.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Nice road trip planning website .

Fly from Athens to Nice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens to Nice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in July: highs in Nice hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): wander the streets of Le Marais, then wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, see the interesting displays at Musee d'Orsay, and then contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Nice to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nice in July since evenings lows in Paris dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Le Marais ©
Le Marais

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