22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Bergen, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles, United States

4
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.
You've added Shakespeare and Company Bookstore, Luxembourg Gardens, Sennelier Art Store, and other attractions to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see The Trianons & The Hamlet about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris day trip site .

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Paris. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in July since evenings lows in Paris dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

4
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rådhuset and Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). Visit Larkollen Beach and Ingierstrand Beach for some beach relaxation. When in Oslo, make a side trip to see Brygga i Toensberg in Tonsberg, approximately 1h 50 min away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, steep yourself in history at Drobak, get to know the fascinating history of Oslomarka, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ljan Church.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo online trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Paris to Oslo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Paris in July, with highs in Oslo at 73°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Larkollen Beach, Brygga i Toensberg
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Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Rådhuset ©
Rådhuset

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): wander the streets of Cannaregio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner .

You can fly from Oslo to Venice in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Oslo in July: high temperatures in Venice hover around 87°F and lows are around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Athens.

Things to do in Venice

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

1
night
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 26th (Fri): take a stroll through Plaka, then delve into the distant past at Erechtheion, then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Athens day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Venice in July, with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Erechtheion ©
Erechtheion

2
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.
On the 27th (Sat), make a trip to Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, then explore the ancient world of Foro di Cesare, then make a trip to Piazza Venezia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rome when traveling from Athens in July, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura ©
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen) and Hardanger Fjord. Popular historic sites such as Bryggen and Fantoft Stavkirke are in your itinerary. Step out of Bergen to go to Norheimsund and see Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, walk around Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen, stroll through Helleneset, and go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bergen online route planner .

Fly from Rome to Bergen in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Rome in July, plan for colder days in Bergen, with highs around 64°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Helleneset ©
Helleneset

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Portuguese Synagogue, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): engage your brain at Body Worlds, get to know the fascinating history of Canals area, and then kick back and relax at Blijburg (Happy Village).

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Bergen to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bergen in August: highs in Amsterdam hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canals area
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Food Tours
Canals area ©
Canals area
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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