18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then make a trip to Trafalgar Square, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Tower of London, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then walk around St. James's Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

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

Chicago, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Chicago to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in May, things will get slightly colder in London: highs are around 62°F and lows about 46°F. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
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.
On the 12th (Tue), examine the collection at Skansen, then take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, and then examine the collection at ABBA The Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally take a stroll through Stockholm Old Town.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Stockholm attractions planning site.

Fly from London to Stockholm in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Stockholm, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

5
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

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You can fly from Stockholm to Rome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Stockholm in May, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 75°F and 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 14 — 19:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Île de la Cité, then stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 64°F and 49°F. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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