25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
2
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
10
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, thentake in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, thenget engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge. On your second day here, make a trip to Rossio Square, wander the streets of Avenida da Liberdade, thenstop by Ana Salazar, thenmeet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, and finally explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

1
night
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
On the 1st (Mon), look for gifts at Casa da Guitarra, thenlook for gifts at Garrafeira do Carmo, thenpick up some local products at Mercado do Bolhao, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Porto online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Porto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Porto

Shopping Historic Sites
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Mercado do Bolhao ©
Mercado do Bolhao
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Garrafeira do Carmo ©
Garrafeira do Carmo

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Champs-Elysees. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Getting from Porto to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Porto in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and finally examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, thencontemplate the long history of Grand Place, thensee the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally examine the collection at Atomium.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in April, you will find days in Brussels are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). There's much more to do: make a trip to Leidseplein, look for gifts at PGC Hajenius, get a taste of the local shopping with TASCHEN Store Amsterdam, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Albert Cuyp Market ©
Albert Cuyp Market
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, look for gifts at Bragora, thensee the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, thenlook for gifts at Raggio Veneziano, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro, stop by Paper Owl, thenbrowse for treasures at Gioielleria Eredi Jovon, thenstop by I Tre Mercanti, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria S.Eufemia.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Venice vacation maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in April; daily highs in Venice reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Oasi WWF del Bassone, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, take a stroll through Brera District, thenexplore the galleries of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. April in Milan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Oasi WWF del Bassone, Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Step out of the city life by going to Colle del Gianicolo and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, look for gifts at Elena Kihlman Designer Concept Store, hunt for treasures at Porta Portese, and make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Milan to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stop by Cellarer, thenkick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, thentake a stroll through Passeig de Gracia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, get into the urban bustle at CaixaForum, stroll around Parc Guell, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally stop by Casa Gispert.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and Plaza Mayor. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, take in the exciting artwork at Diseno Propio. Artesania., hunt for treasures at El Rastro, and look for gifts at Lola Fonseca.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Madrid, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia ©

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