36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary tool.

Maceio, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Maceio to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Maceio in April, you will find days in Lisbon are little chillier (24°C), and nights are colder (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Alcantara Bridge, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid online travel route builder.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Madrid, with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Barcelona, Spain

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
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Paris, France

City of Light

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find out how to plan a trip to Paris, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Barcelona in May, with highs in Paris at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Brussels, Belgium

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, Historic Centre of Brugge, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, see the interesting displays at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat), and admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Brussels online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. May in Brussels sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 5 — 9:

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

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, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 9 — 12:

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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 13th (Thu), examine the collection at Topography of Terror, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and finally ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building. On the next day, make a trip to East Side Gallery, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:

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Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): visit Lesser Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, then let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Vrtba Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Kostel svatého Jiljí, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Berlin to Prague by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May in Prague, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:

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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

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 17th (Mon): examine the collection at The Hofburg, don't miss a visit to Heldenplatz, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then admire the landmark architecture of Church of the Jesuits, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vienna road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay May 16 — 18:

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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, explore the activities along English Garden, and then get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus). On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, make a trip to Marienplatz, then enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Munich trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Munich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May in Munich, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay May 18 — 20:

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Bern, Switzerland

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 21st (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, ponder the design of Mosesbrunnen, get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, then engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

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Drive from Munich to Bern in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 20 — 21:

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Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

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 22nd (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Milan online holiday planner.

Take a train from Bern to Milan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Bern in May, things will get a bit warmer in Milan: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 23rd (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

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Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

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, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip site.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florence in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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