18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Florianopolis, Brazil
Fly + Train:  17 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
3
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Florianopolis, Brazil

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
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, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London vacation planner.

Florianopolis, Brazil to London is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and train. Traveling from Florianopolis to London, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Florianopolis in February: high temperatures in London hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 11:
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

1
night
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and finally sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of train and flight from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In February in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

1
night
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, then walk around Kelvingrove Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Glasgow online travel planner.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Glasgow in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Glasgow are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 13:
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glasgow Botanic Gardens ©
Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Kelvingrove Park ©
Kelvingrove Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then stroll around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. Keep things going the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then don't miss a visit to Royal Palace Amsterdam, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Glasgow to Amsterdam. In February, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, go for a walk through Walplein, then explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and finally walk around Minnewaterpark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, then take an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bruges trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Brussels, and finally examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta). Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, make a trip to Grand Place, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Brussels are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Montmartre, and get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip maker.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. February in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 16°C and lows about 5°C. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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