21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
2
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
3
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
4
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 2 nights
5
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
6
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights


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4
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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip maker.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in February, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Geneva.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 1st (Mon), make a trip to The Flower Clock.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Geneva trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to Geneva takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Lyon.

Things to do in Geneva

Fun & Games · Historic Sites
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Room Escape Games
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

2
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
To find out how to plan a trip to Lyon, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Geneva to Lyon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

2
nights
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Gardens, and then try to win big at Casino of Monte-Carlo. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, and finally take in the waterfront at Monte Carlo Harbor.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Monte-Carlo itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Lyon to Monte-Carlo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Lyon in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Monte-Carlo, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Casinos

Side Trips

Monaco-Ville, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
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Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco
Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace

1
night
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 6th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, then make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and then contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip maker tool.

You can drive from Monte-Carlo to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Monte-Carlo in March since evenings lows in Milan dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

3
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.
On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Canal Grande, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Venice online day trip planner.

You can drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. On your second day here, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florence travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

4
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome itinerary maker site.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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