16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly
2
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly to Rome, Train to Florence
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 10th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, then see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, then take a stroll through Temple Bar, and finally appreciate the history behind James Joyce Statue. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Spire, then get advice or help at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, then stroll around St Stephens Green, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

El Paso, USA to Dublin is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from El Paso to Dublin. Traveling from El Paso in May, expect nights in Dublin to be little chillier, around 43°F, while days are cooler, around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 9 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
Guinness Storehouse ©
Must see
Guinness Storehouse
4.1
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
4.6

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 12th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Tower of London, then make a trip to Big Ben, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and finally don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daytime highs in London are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay May 11 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
Tower of London ©
Historic Site
Tower of London
4.6
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Observation Deck
Coca-Cola London Eye
3.9
National Gallery ©
Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7

2
nights
Paris, France

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally make a trip to Louvre Museum. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Musee d'Orsay ©
Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

2
nights
Bayeux, France

Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 16th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and finally contemplate the long history of Omaha Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, and then brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie.

Make your Bayeux itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Paris to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 17:
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 18th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally make a trip to Place Massena. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nice trip planner.

Getting from Bayeux to Nice by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in May, expect Nice to be a bit warmer, temps between 69°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
Marineland ©
Aquarium
Marineland
2.9
Vieille Ville ©
Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Nice to Florence in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay May 19 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
World heritage site
Piazzale Michelangelo
4.8

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): wander the streets of Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, then shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

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Traveling by flight from Florence to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Florence in May; daily highs in Zurich reach 65°F and lows reach 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 21 — 23:
Highlights from your trip
Old Town ©
Neighborhood
Old Town
4.6
Lake Zurich ©
Water Body
Lake Zurich
4.7
Fraumünster Church ©
Religious Site
Fraumünster Church
4.2

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