24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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24 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  18​h
1
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  4​h
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
3
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
train:  4​h
4
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
train:  6​h
5
Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
train:  2​h
6
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  30​min
7
Marne-la-Vallee, France
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
8
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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 14th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Canal Grande, buy something for everyone on your list at T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally wander the streets of Dorsoduro.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary planning website .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Venice is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Venice. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December, with highs in Venice at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Gesu, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Via Condotti, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, then make a trip to Piazza Venezia, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in December, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, examine the collection at Gallerie d’Italia, take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di Chiaravalle.

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Take a train from Rome to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in December: high temperatures in Milan hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Milan

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

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step out of the city life by going to The Matterhorn and 5-Seenweg. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kapelle Schwarzsee "Maria zum Schnee" and Kapelle Riffelberg "Bruder Klaus". And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, fly down the slopes at Trockener Steg, look for gifts at Laderach, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

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Getting from Milan to Zermatt by train takes about 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
5-Seenweg ©
5-Seenweg
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

1
night
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle Notre-Dame du Chene, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centre-ville de Strasbourg, explore the landscape on two wheels at Stride Strasbourg Indoor Bike Park, then admire the striking features of La Neustadt, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Paul, and finally see the interesting displays at Observatoire Astronomique Planetarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Foret de la Robertsau, see the interesting displays at Pixel Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, look for gifts at Le Village de la Biere, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jean.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Strasbourg holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Strasbourg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
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La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Pixel Museum ©
Pixel Museum

5
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.
Musee d'Orsay and The Army Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Bring the kids along to Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou and Musee Jacquemard-Andre. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Le Marais, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, shop like a local with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Paris road trip planning app .

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Paris in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can take a train to Marne-la-Vallee.

Things to do in Paris

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

2
nights
Marne-la-Vallee, France

Marne-la-Vallee ©
As a "new town" best known for its Euro Disney Park and resorts, Marne-la-Vallée is a modern family resort town.
You've now added Disneyland Paris to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Walt Disney Studios Park and Royal Kids. Step off the beaten path and head to Disney Village and Bowling Paxton. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Sea Life and have some family-friendly fun at Jump City.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marne-la-Vallee trip planner .

Marne-la-Vallee is just a short distance from Paris. In December, daily temperatures in Marne-la-Vallee can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Marne-la-Vallee

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks
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Walt Disney Studios Park ©
Walt Disney Studios Park
Disney Village ©
Disney Village
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

4
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.
Madame Tussauds London has been added to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wallace Collection and St. Paul's Cathedral. Head to Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art and Notting Hillfor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, wander the streets of Westminster, and explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read London route planning app .

Traveling by train from Marne-la-Vallee to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In January, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Madame Tussauds London ©
Madame Tussauds London
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection

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