19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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19 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Gruyeres, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Basel, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Berlin, Germany
— Few hours
Fly:  14​h
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arc de Triomphe, Pantheon, Sainte-Chapelle, and other attractions you added. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris online tour itinerary planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Central European Time (CET) is 4 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in December; daily highs in Paris reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally stroll around Vondelpark.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Amsterdam using our trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. January in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. On the 4th (Sat), you're off toLondon.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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.
Get some cultural insight at The British Museum and Buckingham Palace. Let the collections at Natural History Museum and Churchill War Rooms capture your imagination. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the London trip planning tool .

Fly from Amsterdam to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

1
night
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Broken Chair Sculpture, Palais des Nations, Genève, Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle), and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle) and then ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Geneva planning website .

Fly from London to Geneva in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from London in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Geneva, with lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Gruyeres.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva

1
night
Gruyeres, Switzerland

Gruyeres ©
The small medieval town of Gruyères sits at the base of two foothill peaks with a saddle suspended between them.
Plan a trip to Gruyeres easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Gruyeres takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Gruyeres sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Gruyeres

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chaplin's World
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Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
Museum HR Giger ©
Museum HR Giger

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Fraumünster Church. You'll explore and learn at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Landesmuseum. Venture out of the city with trips to Zurich (Grossmunster & Museum Rietberg). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, view the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Luzern, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lucerne route planner .

Traveling by car from Gruyeres to Lucerne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Basel.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zurich
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

1
night
Basel, Switzerland

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
On the 12th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Fondation Beyeler, admire the masterpieces at Jean Tinguely Museum, then steep yourself in history at Basel Minster, and finally wander the streets of Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Basel itinerary builder website .

Traveling by train from Lucerne to Basel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Basel

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fondation Beyeler
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Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler
Basel Minster ©
Basel Minster
Jean Tinguely Museum ©
Jean Tinguely Museum

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Get some historical perspective at Halaszbastya and Matthias Church. Museum-lovers will get to explore House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Hungarian National Museum, pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at University Church.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest travel route builder site .

Fly from Basel to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Basel in January; daily highs in Budapest reach 3°C and lows reach -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

few
hours
Berlin, Germany

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Berlin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Berlin

Nightlife Tours Museums
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