19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly to Nice, Shuttle to Monte-Carlo
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon day trip planning tool.

New York City, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 24 — 27:

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 28th (Sat), stroll around Parque del Retiro, then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and finally make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Madrid by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 27 — 30:

Monte-Carlo, Monaco

— 2 nights
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Monte-Carlo is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, examine the collection at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, and admire the landmark architecture of Place du Palais.

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Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Madrid to Monte-Carlo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid in May, you will find days in Monte-Carlo are little chillier (69°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Go for a jaunt from Florence to Pisa to see Leaning Tower of Pisa about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Monte-Carlo to Florence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. Traveling from Monte-Carlo in June, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, and then step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik travel app.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Dubrovnik takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Albertina, then examine the collection at The Hofburg, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vienna online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 56°F in Vienna. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, and take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Berlin day trip app.

Getting from Vienna to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

Monaco travel guide

4.2
Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.