26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  7 h
7
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

5
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: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the London visit planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to London is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to London due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in April: high temperatures in London hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 14:
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Old & New Photography ©
Old & New Photography
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Paris.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:
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Photography Tours
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, take a stroll through Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris tour itinerary tool.

Fly from Edinburgh to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Paris. Traveling from Edinburgh in April, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (18°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and walk around Vondelpark.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam driving holiday planning website.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
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Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), steep yourself in history at Grand Place, examine the collection at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat), then examine the collection at Atomium, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Brussels day trip website.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Ghent (Ghent City Center & Gravensteen). There's much more to do: make a trip to The Markt, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, pause for some photo ops at Oude Griffie, and steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges road trip app.

Getting from Brussels to Bruges by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Bruges to Rome in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Bruges in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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