20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Edmonton, Canada
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train + bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
Edmonton, Canada

3
days
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace and Stockholm Old Town. Bring the kids along to Vasa Museum and Kulturhuset. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Skansen, learn about all things military at Royal Armory, explore the world behind art at Fotografiska, and get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Stockholm online trip maker .

Edmonton, Canada to Stockholm is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Stockholm is 8 hours. In June, daytime highs in Stockholm are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mall of Scandinavia
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Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

2
days
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take a stroll through Plaka District, then explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. On the next day, examine the collection at Acropolis Museum, delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then stroll through Glyfada Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Athens tour planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Athens in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Athens is 1 hour. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Athens, with highs around 35°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Glyfada Beach ©
Glyfada Beach

3
days
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Family-friendly places like Palatine Hill and Colosseum will thrill your kids. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vatican Museums and Basilica di San Pietro. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and admire the masterpieces at Borghese Gallery.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rome visit planner.

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rome when traveling from Athens in June, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica di San Pietro ©
Basilica di San Pietro

2
days
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 11th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada, and then see the interesting displays at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

Fly from Rome to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Madrid, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro) ©
Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro)

3
days
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.
Family-friendly places like Catacombs of Paris and Luxembourg Palace will thrill your kids. Your inner history buff will appreciate Champs-Elysees and Sacre Coeur Cathedral. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, kick back and relax at Paris Plage, examine the collection at Musée d'Orsay, and stroll through Île de la Cité.

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You can fly from Madrid to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madrid in June: high temperatures in Paris hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

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Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Sacre Coeur Cathedral ©
Sacre Coeur Cathedral
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
days
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Climbing Tours will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Hallgrimskirkja and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Perlan, make a trip to Laugavegur, look for gifts at Skúmaskot, and kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip builder website .

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Paris to Reykjavik in 7.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Paris in June; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 15°C and lows reach 9°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Shopping
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Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach ©
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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