23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
4
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, thendon't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip maker.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Lisbon is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Lisbon, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in March; daily highs in Lisbon reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 30 — 31:
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Bring the kids along to Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. And it doesn't end there: visit Temple Bar, walk around St Stephens Green, browse the exhibits of Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and make a trip to Merrion Square.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dublin road trip website.

Fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in March, expect Dublin to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 3:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Venice in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Venice. In April, Venice is a bit warmer than Dublin - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and Schönbrunn Zoo. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vienna road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in April, Vienna is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Fisherman's Bastion and Heroes' Square. And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, get curious at Palace of wonders Csodák Palotája, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest sightseeing planner.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Budapest are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 11:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Heroes' Square ©
Heroes' Square

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Family-friendly places like Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , visit Ortakoy, and take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. Traveling from Budapest in April, Istanbul is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Istanbul to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Rome is minus 2 hours. April in Rome sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, stroll around Parc Guell, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by El Barri Gòtic, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Museu Maritim de Barcelona, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona online vacation planner.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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