39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

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

4
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: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, partake in some friendly competition at City Challenge Amsterdam, and get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder site.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Amsterdam is an approximately 15- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January, expect Amsterdam to be much colder, temps between 7°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Fun & Games
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Mystery City Games ©
Mystery City Games
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Kantcentrum, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip planning website.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In February in Brussels, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 7:
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Paris itinerary planning website.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 12:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: Plage de Benerville sur Mer (in Benerville-sur-Mer), Ferme Manoir du Champ Versant (in Bonnebosq) and Plage Du Tilleul (in Le Tilleul). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, don't miss a visit to La maison sublime, get in on the family fun at Cahem, and appreciate the history behind Monument Jeanne d'Arc.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rouen day trip planning app.

Traveling by bus from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Caen.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Plage de Benerville sur Mer, Ferme Manoir du Champ Versant, Plage Du Tilleul, Monument Jeanne d'Arc, Falaises d'Etretat
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 15:
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

1
night
Caen, France

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Studio Ca me Chante !, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ardenne Abbey, and then get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Caen trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Caen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chamonix.

Things to do in Caen

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bayeux
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 16:
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Studio Ca me Chante ! ©
Studio Ca me Chante !

3
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.
Chamonix is known for nature, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, fly down the slopes at Brevent Cable Car, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and head outdoors with Lac Bleu.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chamonix day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Caen to Chamonix takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors Parks Nature
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Brevent Cable Car ©
Brevent Cable Car

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois (in Tanneron) and Station de Ski L'Audibergue (in Andon). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nice online day trip planner.

You can drive from Chamonix to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois, Les Jardins Bioves, Station de Ski L'Audibergue
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 23:
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SENSAS Nice ©
SENSAS Nice
Station de Ski L'Audibergue ©
Station de Ski L'Audibergue
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain

4
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 landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and shop like a local with La Boqueria.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona day trip planning website.

You can fly from Nice to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. February in Barcelona sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 27:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Explore Valencia's surroundings by going to El Sueno Jardin Botanico (in Ondara) and La Bodega del Garroferal (in Murla). The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia, and don't miss a visit to Plaza del Ayuntamiento.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Valencia tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Valencia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. February in Valencia sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

El Sueno Jardin Botanico, La Bodega del Garroferal
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 2:
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
La Lonja de la Seda ©
La Lonja de la Seda

5
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: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, stroll through Puerto de Navacerrada – Estacion de Esqui, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

You can take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Valencia in March: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
EXIT Madrid ©
EXIT Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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