22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Rhodes Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Paris, France

3
nights
Rhodes Town, Greece

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Escape the urban bustle at Agios Pavlos Beach and Cave of Fourni. Get some cultural insight at Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights) and Kounaki Wines. Venture out of the city with trips to Lindos Beach (in Lindos) and Ebonas Winecellar (in Embonas). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tsambika Beach, get a new perspective on things with Rhodes Sailing Academy - Alpha Centaurus, and have some family-friendly fun at Throne of Helios.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Rhodes Town online day trip planner .

Paris, France to Rhodes Town is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in April; daily highs in Rhodes Town reach 24°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rhodes, Lindos, Ebonas Winecellar, Kounaki Wines
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Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Acropolis Museum and Acropolis of Athens. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Plaka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Monastery of Daphni, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Athens tour itinerary maker .

You can fly from Rhodes Town to Athens in 3.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. In April in Athens, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tirana.

Things to do in Athens

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

1
night
Tirana, Albania

Tirana
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tirana trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Tirana takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Tirana when traveling from Athens in April, with lows around 9°C. You will leave for Kotor on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Tirana

Nightlife Tours Parks
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3
nights
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bay of Kotor and River Rafting & Tubing. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like City Walls and Old Cotor Road. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni, get engrossed in the history at Perast Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Palace Zmajevic, and shop like a local with Namfleg Workshop.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kotor trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tirana to Kotor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Perast, Island of Our Lady of Mercy, Castle Of San Giovanni
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City Walls ©
City Walls
Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
Castle Of San Giovanni ©
Castle Of San Giovanni

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 1st (Wed), take a stroll through Old Town and then steep yourself in history at Walls of Dubrovnik. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Cavtat Old Town, then contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dubrovnik road trip planner .

You can drive from Kotor to Dubrovnik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Kayaking & Canoeing
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Diocletian's Palace and Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius. Get outdoors at Marjan Park and River Rafting & Tubing. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Old Split, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, take in the exciting artwork at Jaman Art, and choose your vessel at Marinero Sailing.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Split road trip planning site .

Traveling by bus from Dubrovnik to Split takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Split can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano

1
night
Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bled and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar).

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bled holiday planner.

Getting from Split to Bled by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Split in May: high temperatures in Bled hover around 23°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Nature Trails
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled

4
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cannaregio and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bled to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bled in May since evenings lows in Venice dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro

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