36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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36 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  15​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  3​h 45​min
7
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
8
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Rome is 4 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo in April, expect Rome to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto, Cascata delle Marmore
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Food Tours
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Piazza del Campo and Duomo di Siena. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca), Bologna (Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell & Piazza Maggiore) and Piazza dei Miracoli (in Pisa). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Florence travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Bologna, Piazza dei Miracoli, Le mura di Lucca
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia and Cannaregio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico (in Trieste) and Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Venice online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Padua, Trieste
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia ©
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

5
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Schonbrunner Gardens and Rathausplatz. Step out of Vienna with an excursion to Melk Abbey in Melk--about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), don't miss a visit to Peterskirche Wien, and contemplate the long history of Ringstrasse.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Venice to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Venice in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Vienna, with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
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Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 20th (Tue), snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and finally stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery). On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zurich day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April in Zurich, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

1
night
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, then fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, then take in the awesome beauty at Hohbalmen, and finally cruise along Gornergrat.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Zermatt takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Hohbalmen ©
Hohbalmen

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique).

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Geneva road trip app .

Take a train from Zermatt to Geneva in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Room Escape Games

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Wine Tours & Tastings. Step out of Paris to go to Chartres and see Chartres Cathedral, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris vacation maker website .

Traveling by train from Geneva to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, Chartres Cathedral
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Walking tours

7
nights
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Room Escape Games. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Holy Trinity Church (in Stratford-upon-Avon), New Forest National Park (in Lyndhurst) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to The View from The Shard, see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the London driving holiday site .

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In April in London, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in London

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Oxford, Room Escape Games, Cotswolds Distillery, New Forest National Park, Holy Trinity Church
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Walking tours
New Forest National Park ©
New Forest National Park

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