36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Acueduct of Segovia and Catedral Primada. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Puente de San Pablo (Saint Paul Bridge) (in Cuenca), Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, &more) and Alcazar of Segovia (in Segovia). There's lots more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, have some family-friendly fun at EXIT Madrid, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Madrid route maker.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in May, Madrid is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia, Puente de San Pablo (Saint Paul Bridge)
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Food Tours
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Wine Tours & Tastings

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to New Forest National Park and Food Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Oxford (Pitt Rivers Museum & Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Room Escape Games (in Margate). Next up on the itinerary: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Holy Trinity Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Madrid to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to London. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Madrid in May; daily highs in London reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seine River and Walking tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Reims). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, snap pictures at Pont Alexandre III, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip maker tool.

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Fontainebleau, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Seine River ©
Seine River

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 31st (Sun), take in the views from Chapel Bridge, explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and finally stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally get your game on at Sim Academy.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zurich road trip website.

You can fly from Paris to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
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Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Schonbrunner Gardens and Ringstrasse. Step out of Vienna with an excursion to Melk Abbey in Melk--about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, admire the striking features of Osterreichischen Nationalbibliothek, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and pause for some serene contemplation at Peterskirche.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna online travel planner.

Getting from Zurich to Vienna by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
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Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien ©
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia and Walking tours. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Basilica of St. Anthony (in Padua) and Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico (in Trieste). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, take a stroll through Cannaregio, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip website.

You can fly from Vienna to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Vienna in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Venice. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Trieste, Basilica of St. Anthony
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia ©
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia
Walking tours

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Campo and Piazza Maggiore. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Duomo di Siena (in Siena) and Piazza dei Miracoli (in Pisa). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Florence tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Piazza Maggiore, Piazza dei Miracoli
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Duomo di Orvieto. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome travel route builder website.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto
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Food Tours
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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