20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Edmonton, Canada
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  5​h 15​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
6
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Edmonton, Canada

2
nights
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 Monteliusvagen. Bring the kids along to Skansen and Langholmen. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, explore the world behind art at Fotografiska, step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town, and browse the different shops at Mall of Scandinavia.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip site .

Edmonton, Canada to Stockholm is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. In June in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish 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

3
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 6th (Thu): wander the streets of Plaka and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then kick back and relax at Glyfada Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Athens route planner .

You can fly from Stockholm to Athens in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Athens due to the time zone difference. In June, Athens is a bit warmer than Stockholm - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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.
Family-friendly places like Palatine Hill and Trevi Fountain will thrill your kids. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vatican Museums and Piazza Navona. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the striking features of Pantheon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.

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

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Athens to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Athens in June since evenings lows in Rome dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to 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
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
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 12th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, then don't miss a visit to Catedral Primada, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Madrid tour itinerary planner .

Fly from Rome to Madrid in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Madrid are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can 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 ©
Retiro Park

3
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.
Family-friendly places like The Catacombs of Paris and Luxembourg Palace will thrill your kids. Your inner history buff will appreciate Champs-Elysees and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, kick back and relax at Paris Plage, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Madrid to Paris in 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 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

4
nights
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 Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Hallgrimskirkja and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Skumaskot, take in panoramic vistas at Perlan, and make a trip to Laugavegur.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Reykjavik takes 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Reykjavik is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Paris in June, with highs in Reykjavik at 15°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

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

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