18 days in Europe & Canada Itinerary

18 days in Europe & Canada Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Toronto, Canada
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Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid. On your second day here, stroll around Parque del Retiro, then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Madrid, use our trip itinerary maker.

Atlanta, USA to Madrid is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in April; daily highs in Madrid reach 67°F and lows reach 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Seville, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
On the 4th (Sun), make a trip to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Seville trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seville, with lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Neighborhoods

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Las Ramblas, stroll around Parc Guell, and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip app.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Barcelona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Barcelona are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 11th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Florence road trip site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then stop by Cannaregio, and finally wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

London, United Kingdom

— 2 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.
On the 15th (Thu), get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, then walk around St. James's Park, and finally make a trip to Big Ben.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our London travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Venice to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In April, London is little chillier than Venice - with highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Toronto, Canada

— 2 nights

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum and then explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Toronto trip planner.

Getting from London to Toronto by flight takes about 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Toronto is minus 5 hours. In April in Toronto, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.