20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
2
Milan, Italy
— 1 day
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
5
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
9
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
10
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

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 2nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then delve into the mystery of Catacombe di San Callisto. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally make a trip to Pantheon.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Rome. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in March: high temperatures in Rome hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

1
day
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.
On the 4th (Mon), make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Rome to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Milan, with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums
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Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Swiss National Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich travel app .

You can fly from Milan to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in March, expect Zurich to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Museums
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Swiss National Museum ©
Swiss National Museum

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.
On the 6th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the landmark architecture of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Paris trip simple and quick.

Getting from Zurich to Paris by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March in Paris, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and then examine the collection at The British Museum. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London road trip planner .

Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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 10th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and then browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, and then catch all the local highlights with Leemstar, Amsterdam Canal Cruises.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): make a trip to East Side Gallery, make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, then steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoo Berlin.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Powder Tower, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Old Town Square. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Prague Zoo, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and then get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

Discover how to plan a Prague trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephen's Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Albertina, and then admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip website .

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant’Antonio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Scrovegni Chapel, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In March, Venice is a bit warmer than Vienna - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square

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