23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Ponta Delgada, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Ponte de Lima, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Krakow, Poland
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
7
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Toronto, Canada

4
nights
Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Explore hidden gems such as Praia de Santa Barbara and Lagoa do Fogo. Get some historical perspective at Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao and Igreja do Santo Cristo. Explore Ponta Delgada's surroundings by going to Furnas (Poca Da Dona Beija, Terra Nostra Gardens, & more). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and explore the activities along Furnas.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponta Delgada trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Toronto to Ponta Delgada, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Toronto, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Ponta Delgada, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ponte de Lima.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Ribeira Grande
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Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Lagoa do Fogo ©
Lagoa do Fogo

1
night
Ponte de Lima, Portugal

Ponte de Lima ©
Ponte de Lima, is the oldest vila in Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Guimaraes Castle, don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Guimaraes, then see the interesting displays at O Navio Gil Eannes, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Santa Luzia.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ponte de Lima travel planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Ponta Delgada to Ponte de Lima takes 5 hours. Traveling from Ponta Delgada to Ponte de Lima, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Ponte de Lima, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ponte de Lima

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Guimaraes, Viana do Castelo, Se de Braga
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Santuario de Santa Luzia ©
Santuario de Santa Luzia
Guimaraes Castle ©
Guimaraes Castle
Paco dos Duques de Braganca ©
Paco dos Duques de Braganca

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to MOAI Beach and Sabbianera Super Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza Navona and St. Peter's Basilica. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare in Maccarese, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, wander the streets of Trastevere, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Ponte de Lima to Rome in 7.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponte de Lima to Rome due to the time zone difference. In July, Rome is somewhat warmer than Ponte de Lima - with highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Rome

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Moai Beach, St. Peter's Basilica, Sabbianera Super Beach, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Neusiedl and Allander Tropfsteinhohle. Escape the urban bustle at Weinweg Langenlois and Nationalpark Donau-Auen. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral and browse the eclectic array of goods at Naschmarkt.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna vacation builder.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Rome to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rome in July, with highs in Vienna at 31°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nationalpark Donau-Auen, Lake Neusiedl, Weinweg Langenlois, Allander Tropfsteinhohle
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Weinweg Langenlois ©
Weinweg Langenlois
Vienna Naschmarkt ©
Vienna Naschmarkt

1
day
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, then examine the collection at Lost souls alley, and finally don't miss a visit to Main Market Square.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Krakow trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Vienna to Krakow in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Krakow are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums
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Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Lost Souls Alley ©
Lost Souls Alley

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 17th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, then step off the mainland to explore Shooters Island, then choose your vessel at Pltka Boards, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Old Town Square, then don't miss a visit to Old Town (Stare Mesto), and then identify plant and animal life at Medvedarium.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Prague custom trip planner.

Getting from Krakow to Prague by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. In July in Prague, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

MedvEdarium
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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral ©

2
nights
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.
On the 19th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Berlin Wall Memorial, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tegeler See, then get to know the fascinating history of Checkpoint Charlie, and finally make a trip to East Side Gallery. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Pergamonmuseum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbar Mitte, and then examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip generator.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Berlin can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Strandbad Tegeler See ©
Strandbad Tegeler See
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Anne Frank House and Rembrandt House Museum will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum. Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to Zandvoort to see Zandvoort aan Zee about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Red Light District, take an in-depth tour of National Maritime Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Berlin, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

1
night
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.
To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brussels holiday planner.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daytime highs in Brussels are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Nightlife Nature
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
La Monnaie ©
La Monnaie

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