41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Piazza del Popolo, Galleria Borghese, Villa Borghese, and other attractions you added. Step off the beaten path and head to Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Ancient Rome. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome tour itinerary planner.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Porto Alegre to Rome due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Porto Alegre in January: high temperatures in Rome hover around 15°C and lows are around 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for Florence.

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Side Trips

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Villa Borghese ©
Villa Borghese
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 10th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Florence holiday maker tool.

Traveling by bus from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Tue) before leaving for Milan.

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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like La Citta Alta and Castello Sforzesco. Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Bergamo (Piazza Vecchia & Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero), Piazza Ducale (in Vigevano) and Ponte Coperto (in Pavia). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Milan travel itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Florence to Milan in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or fly. In January, Milan is a bit cooler than Florence - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Verona.

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
La Citta Alta ©
La Citta Alta
Il Cenacolo ©
Il Cenacolo

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, and finally take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Verona trip itinerary builder website.

Take a bus from Milan to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nightlife
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio) ©
Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio)
Ponte Pietra ©
Ponte Pietra

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Venice, Italy

Venice

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 16th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, explore the activities along Canal Grande, stop by Cannaregio, don't miss a visit to Prato della Valle, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally take a stroll through Dorsoduro.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary app.

Getting from Verona to Venice by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a shuttle. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Prato della Valle ©
Prato della Valle

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Rathaus. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, brush up on your military savvy at Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vienna online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Venice to Vienna takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in January, things will get slightly colder in Vienna: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Marienplatz and BMW Museum. When in Munich, make a side trip to see Audi Museum in Ingolstadt, approximately Ingolstadt away. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live event at Allianz Arena, stroll around Theresienwiese, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, and contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Munich trip planner.

You can take a train from Vienna to Munich in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
BMW Museum ©
BMW Museum

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Prague, Czech Republic

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.
On the 24th (Sun), snap pictures at Charles Bridge, stop by Lesser Town, then admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Franz Kafka Monument, admire the landmark architecture of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Munich to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In January in Prague, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Spas
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Food Tours
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Lesser Town
Lesser Town

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Berlin, Germany

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Neues Museum. Go for a jaunt from Berlin to Frankfurt (Oder) to see Oder-Neisse-Radweg about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

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

You can take a bus from Prague to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Walking tours
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Room Escape Games

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Grote- of St.-Michaelskerk Oudewater (in Oudewater), Avonturenboerderij Molenwaard (in Groot-Ammers) and Erasmus Bridge (in Rotterdam). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, gain insight at Body Worlds, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Amsterdam by train takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. In January in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Fun & Games · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Room Escape Games
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge, take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei, examine the collection at Atomium, examine the collection at Kazerne Dossin, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Place. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), brush up on your military savvy at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, then look for gifts at Kaashandel Schockaert, and finally examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis).

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Brussels online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or fly. In January in Brussels, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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 off the beaten path and head to Ile Saint-Louis and Chateau de Fontainebleau. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

Plan trip to Paris with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by bus from Brussels to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Placa d'Espanya and Ciutadella Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Girona (Passeig de la Muralla & Girona Cathedral (Catedral)), Tarragona (Anfiteatro de Tarragona & Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona) and Castillo de Torredembarra (in Torredembarra). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and catch a live event at Camp Nou.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona online travel planner.

Traveling by bus from Paris to Barcelona takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in February; daily highs in Barcelona reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Placa d'Espanya ©
Placa d'Espanya
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

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 12th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, explore the world behind art at Museo Cerralbo, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, don't miss a visit to Mirador del Valle, then take in the views from San Martin Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Segovia, browse the exhibits of Alcazar of Segovia, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid online holiday maker.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in February; daily highs in Madrid reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

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Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Mirador del Valle ©
Mirador del Valle
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

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