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Athens, Greece
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Rome, Italy
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Venice, Italy
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Barcelona, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Dublin, Ireland
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London, United Kingdom
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Paris, France
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Stockholm, Sweden
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Athens, Greece — 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary maker tool.

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Athens is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect nights in Athens to be somewhat warmer, around 24°C, while days are much warmer, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Rome is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Athens in June since evenings lows in Rome dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
On the 25th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Venice tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and take a stroll through Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic).

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Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lisbon, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 5 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kilkenny (Kilkenny Castle, Hawkeye School of Falconry, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Trinity College Dublin.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dublin visit planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Dublin by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect Dublin to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, walk around Hyde Park, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our London travel site.

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 July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 nights

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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

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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. When traveling from London in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam visit site.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 4 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, take in nature's colorful creations at Tivoli Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of Amalienborg Museum.

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You can fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.
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Stockholm, Sweden — 4 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, admire the natural beauty at Millesgarden Museum, and head off the coast to Sodermalm.

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Do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can fly to St. Petersburg.
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St. Petersburg, Russia — 4 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, and make a trip to Sobor Petra I Pavla.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read St. Petersburg tour planning tool.

Fly from Stockholm to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally visit Lesser Town. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

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Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Prague are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 3 nights

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and wander the streets of Ortakoy.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Istanbul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Prague in August, expect Istanbul to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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