21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
3
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
6
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
7
Sighisoara, Romania
— 2 nights
8
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights

2
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
On the 4th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Eyre Square, cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, and then get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum and then don't miss a visit to Quay Street.

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Cincinnati, USA to Galway is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cincinnati to Galway, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cincinnati in May; daily highs in Galway reach °F and lows reach °F. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paris route planning tool.

You can fly from Galway to Paris in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Galway in May: highs in Paris hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Paris

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

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 9th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and finally don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. On your second day here, get your bearings at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, thensteep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Milan road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Paris to Milan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in May; daily highs in Milan reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip website.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Kamari Beach, don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, and stop by the White, Santorini.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Fira attractions planner.

Getting from Florence to Fira by combination of train and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Florence to Fira. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florence in May since evenings lows in Fira dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Kamari Beach
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 16th (Sat), stop by Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, thenexplore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Athens are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Sighisoara, Romania

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 19th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Sighisoara Clock Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church on the Hill, and then get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Croitorilor, delve into the mystery of Casa Vlad Dracul, examine the collection at Art & Crafts, thenmake a trip to Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, thenget engrossed in the history at The History Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of The Fortified Church of Biertan.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sighisoara trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Athens to Sighisoara in 17.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Athens in May; daily highs in Sighisoara reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

The Fortified Church of Biertan
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Clock Tower ©
Sighisoara Clock Tower

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, thenponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, thenpause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate. Keep things going the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip itinerary maker app.

Explore your travel options from Sighisoara to Berlin with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sighisoara to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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