25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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25 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
London, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Train:  2 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
10
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

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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.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to London is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Johannesburg to London due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Johannesburg in March: high temperatures in London hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. You will leave for Budapest on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Conquer Budapest as well as Széchenyi Thermal Bath. Visit Halaszbastya and Hősök tere for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shoes on the Danube Bank and Buda Castle. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), get engrossed in the history at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, and explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Budapest online visit planner.

Fly from London to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Budapest. In March, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Buda Castle ©
Buda Castle

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Playa de La Barceloneta and Delta del Llobregat. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to La Playa de Sitges (in Sitges) and Fenals Beach (in Lloret de Mar). It doesn't end there: visit El Barri Gòtic and don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Barcelona tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Budapest to Barcelona by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in March, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Barcelona

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

La Playa de Sitges, Fenals Beach, Delta del Llobregat
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): stop by Westminster and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to London by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in March; daily highs in London reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Westminster ©
Westminster

3
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Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
You've now added Old Trafford to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Eyam Plague Village Museum, contemplate the long history of Eyam Hall & Craft Centre, then see the interesting displays at The Runway Visitor Park, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Robinsons Brewery.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Manchester road trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Manchester in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. March in Manchester sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Eyam, The Runway Visitor Park, Robinsons Brewery, Imperial War Museum North, Old Trafford
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Eyam Plague Village Museum ©
Eyam Plague Village Museum
Eyam Hall & Craft Centre ©
Eyam Hall & Craft Centre
The Runway Visitor Park ©
The Runway Visitor Park

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London, United Kingdom

London
To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the London road trip planning site.

You can take a train from Manchester to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel to Paris.

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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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.
You've now added Eiffel Tower to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): wander the streets of Île de la Cité and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Ile Saint-Louis, visit Place de la Bastille, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paris Plage, and finally take a stroll through Montmartre.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Paris tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You will leave for Venice on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cannaregio and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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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.
Colosseum and Duomo di Orvieto will appeal to history buffs. Pantheon and Piazza Navona are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Civita di Bagnoregio in Civita di Bagnoregio, about 1h 35 min away. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Civita di Bagnoregio, Duomo di Orvieto
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Civita di Bagnoregio ©
Civita di Bagnoregio

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nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Natural History Museum and Chartwell. Visit South Bank and Ightham Mote for their historical value. See even more of London: wander the streets of Greenwich and visit Primrose Hill.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the London road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to London takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in March: high temperatures in London hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. You will leave for home on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chartwell, Ightham Mote
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Greenwich ©
Greenwich
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
South Bank ©
South Bank

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