28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  15 h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Train + Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Etretat, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Bayeux, France
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 45 min
7
Chamonix, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
8
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
10
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
11
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, make a trip to Dam Square, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam route maker site.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Amsterdam is an approximately 15- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Amsterdam. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in February, expect Amsterdam to be cooler, temps between 7°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, Belfry of Bruges, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), take a stroll through Lower Town, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles).

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip itinerary builder website.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 7:
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

3
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: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brussels to London. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Etretat.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

1
night
Etretat, France

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Porte d’Aval, get great views at Falaises d'Etretat, then don't miss a visit to Chemin des Douaniers, and finally kick back and relax at Plage Du Tilleul.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Etretat online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of car and train from London to Etretat takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Etretat due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Plage Du Tilleul
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 11:
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Chemin des Douaniers ©
Chemin des Douaniers
Porte d’Aval ©
Porte d’Aval

1
night
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bayeux day trip website.

Traveling by car from Etretat to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Bayeux are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Colleville-sur-Mer
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 12:
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

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, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Bayeux to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chamonix.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 15:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
Chamonix, France

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
On the 16th (Tue), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi, then head outdoors with Lac Bleu, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Chamonix Cemetery. On the next day, stroll through Refuge Albert 1er, explore the activities along Lac Cornu, then fly down the slopes at Sport 2000 Cham'Sport Aiguille du Midi, and finally look for gifts at Snell Sports.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Chamonix sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Paris to Chamonix in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors Parks Nature
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 17:
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Lac Cornu ©
Lac Cornu

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 18th (Thu), get your game on at SENSAS Nice, then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, then don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip website.

You can drive from Chamonix to Nice in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. February in Nice sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 19:
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SENSAS Nice ©
SENSAS Nice
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, make a trip to Las Ramblas, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona attractions site.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 22:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Valencia, Spain

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir, then ponder the world of politics at Plaza del Ayuntamiento, and finally contemplate the long history of La Lonja de la Seda. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Casco Antiguo, then hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia, then steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Valencia itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Valencia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:
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Food Tours
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque del Retiro, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid online day trip planner.

Take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Valencia in February: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Winter Sports
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 28:
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EXIT Madrid ©
EXIT Madrid
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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