How to plan your trip to Europe depends mostly on the amount of time you have, in addition to your interests, needs, and expectations. Our examples of how to divide your time with 10, 14, or 21 days in Europe are a guide to help you plan the best experience according to your travel preferences.
From Munich’s Glockenspiel to Rome’s Colosseum, London’s Parliament building to Paris’s Eiffel Tower, each city has its own allure and each country can bring fascinating insights into the monuments, traditions, and scenery that have captivated travelers for millennia.
A personalized Zicasso tour designs your trip around how you wish to travel, with your timeline, needs, and interests at the center to create the best Europe experience for you.
10 days in London, Paris, and Rome can share the imperial pasts and cultural heritage that have shaped the greater continent while uncovering iconic monuments and masterpieces from across history.
Whether exploring the cityscape of London or venturing into the countryside to visit mystical Stonehenge or elegant Bath, enjoying the opulence of Paris with culinary and cultural discoveries, including the stunning palaces of the Loire Valley, indulging in the culinary and artistic works of Rome that accentuate the ancient and medieval ruins, wonder and opportunity invite you to discover the essentials of Europe.
Days 1-3: London, England
Buckingham Palace • The Tower of London • Tower Bridge • London Eye • Big Ben & Parliament • Westminster Abbey • Hyde Park
Days 4-6: Paris, France
Eiffel Tower • Louvre Museum • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris • Avenue des Champs-Élysées • Musée d'Orsay • Palais Garnier
Days 7-10: Rome, Italy
The Colosseum • The Pantheon • Roman Forum • Trevi Fountain • St. Peter's Basilica • Sistine Chapel • Vatican City • Piazza Navona • The Spanish Steps
The combination of enchanting nature and cultural heritage provides an ambiance of splendor and opulence across central Europe or the United Kingdom, revealing unparalleled allure.
From the hot springs of Baden-Baden to the lake-side splendor of Interlaken, the historical charm of Munich’s Old Town to the whispers of Mozart in Salzburg, the charming villages of Lake Hallstatt to the imperial opulence of Vienna, each place embodies the distinctive characteristics of the alps, plains, and heritage that spread across Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
In the United Kingdom, 14 days can immerse you in the ancient lanes of London, reveal the village charms of the Cotswolds, immerse you in the often-overlooked grandeur of York, express the ruins and heritage of St. Andrews, and feature the unique combination of Gothic and regal ambiance in Edinburgh.
A custom-tailored trip can reveal the extraordinary culture and preserved traditions shaped by the grand scale of the surrounding nature during any 14-day trip to Europe.
Days 1-2: Baden-Baden, Germany
Friedrichsbad and Caracalla Baths • Lichtentaler Allee • Merkur Bergbahn • Museum Frieder Burda • Altes Schloss Hohenbaden • Geroldsau Waterfall
Days 3-5: Interlaken, Switzerland
Harder Kulm • Schynige Platte • Lake Brienz • Jungfraujoch • St. Beatus Caves • Schlosskirche
Days 6-7: Munich, Germany
Marienplatz • Englischer Garten • Nymphenburg Palace • Munich Residenz • Theatinerkirche • Glyptothek Museum • Bavaria Statue
Days 8-10: Salzburg, Austria
Hohensalzburg Fortress • Mirabell Palace • Museum der Moderne Salzburg • Hellbrunn Palace • DomQuartier Salzburg
Days 11: Lake Hallstatt, Austria
Hallstatt Old Town • Hallstatt Salt Mine • Dachstein Ice Cave • The Bone House & Cemetery • Halstatt Museum • Dachstein Mountains and the Five Fingers
Days 12-14: Vienna, Austria
Imperial Schönbrunn Palace • Hofburg • Kunsthistorisches Museum • Belvedere Palace • Albertina Museum • Vienna State Opera House
Days 1-3: London, England
Tower of London • Buckingham Palace • The British Museum • Natural History Museum • St. Paul’s Cathedral • London Eye • The National Gallery
Days 4-6: Cotswold, England
Blenheim Palace • The Cotswold Way • Cheltenham • WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre • Highgrove Gardens • The Cotswolds Distillery
Days 7-8: York, England
York Minster • National Railway Museum of York • York Castle Museum • Clifford’s Tower • Shambles • Yorkshire Museum
Days 9: St. Andrews, Scotland
St. Andrews Cathedral • The St. Andrews Spy Mission Treasure Trail • Old Course • Gold Days • St. Andrews Museum • St. Andrews Castle
Days 10-14: Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh Castle • Palace of Holyroodhouse • The Royal Mile • Arthur's Seat • National Museum of Scotland • Princes Street
A 21-day trip to Europe can capture the endless prestige of historic cities and unparalleled estates to make each experience personal to your travel preferences. Discover Gaudi’s surrealist interpretations of architecture in Barcelona. Embrace the contemporary life and masterworks of Europe in Madrid.
Indulge in the combination of elegant ambiance, artistic inspirations, and regal chateaux between Paris and the Loire Valley. Reveal Rome’s layers from ancient ruins to medieval lanes. Bask in Florence’s Renaissance art and architecture. Savor Venice’s delightful canals and embrace the mixture of Athens’s preserved images of ancient life and Santorini’s natural island beauty.
Days 1-2: Barcelona, Spain
La Sagrada Familia • Park Güell • Casa Milà • Casa Batlló • La Rambla • Picasso Museum • Cathedral of Barcelona • Palau de la Música Catalana
Days 3-4: Madrid, Spain
The Golden Triangle • Royal Palace of Madrid • El Retiro Park • Toledo • Segovia • Museo Nacional del Prado • Plaza Mayor
Days 5-9: Paris/Loire Valley, France
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris • Louvre Museum • Eiffel Tower • Musée d'Orsay • Arc de Triomphe • Château de Chambord • Château de Chenonceau
Days 10-12: Rome, Italy
Trevi Fountain • The Pantheon • The Colosseum • Piazza Navona • Vatican Museums • Sistine Chapel • The Spanish Steps
Days 13-14: Florence, Italy
Wine Tasting Tours • Uffizi Gallery • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore • Ponte Vecchio • Palazzo Vecchio • Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence • Accademia Gallery
Days 15: Venice, Italy
Doge's Palace • Bridge of Sighs • St. Mark's Basilica • Grand Canal • Gondola Tours • Santa Maria della Salute • Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Days 16-17: Athens, Greece
The Acropolis • Acropolis Museum • The Parthenon • National Archaeological Museum • Temple of Olympian Zeus • Plaka
Days 18-21: Santorini, Greece
Firá • Oia • Caldera Tour • Akrotíri Archaeological Site • Red Beach • Ancient Thira • Ammoudi Bay • Cruises
Luxuries, timeless beauty, and endless charm spread across Europe. With exceptional cuisine, celebrated wines, the wonders of empires, and the promise of distinctive beaches, your custom-tailored trip can become the itinerary you always dream of.
Zicasso’s sample European Tours & Vacations can act as inspiration for your next trip, with plenty of ideas in our Europe Travel Guide for how to experience the culinary, historical, and scenic diversity across a variety of countries.