41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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41 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
6
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
train:  4​h
7
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
9
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
train:  9​h 30​min
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
11
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
12
Paris, France
— 5 nights
bus:  15​h
13
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
14
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Porto Alegre, 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Piazza del Popolo, Galleria Borghese, Villa Borghese, and other attractions. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Spas & Wellness. The adventure continues: make a trip to Pantheon, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary maker website .

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto Alegre to Rome is 4 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Porto Alegre in January: high temperatures in Rome hover around 15°C and lows are around 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Vatican City, Ancient Rome, Spas & Wellness
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Villa Borghese ©
Villa Borghese
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, then take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. January in Florence sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Citta Alta and Piazza del Duomo. Venture out of the city with trips to Piazza Ducale (in Vigevano), Bergamo (Piazza Vecchia & Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero) and Ponte Coperto (in Pavia). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, make a trip to Dialogo nel Buio, and contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Milan road trip app .

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In January, Milan is slightly colder than Florence - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bergamo, Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese, Piazza Ducale, Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso, Ponte Coperto
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 14:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
La Citta Alta ©
La Citta Alta
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

2
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Anastasia, snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, and finally take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona trip maker website .

Take a train from Milan to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Piazza Bra ©
Piazza Bra

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, explore the activities along Canal Grande, wander the streets of Cannaregio, then make a trip to Prato della Valle, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Venezia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, and finally don't miss a visit to Dorsoduro.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Venice trip planner .

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In January in Venice, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Prato della Valle
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 17:
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
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.
Vienna is known for museums, parks, historic sites, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunn Palace, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Military History, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and admire the masterpieces at Kunst Haus Wien - Museum Hundertwasser.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vienna road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in January, with highs in Vienna at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to take a train to Munich.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)
Schonbrunn Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to BMW Museum and Allianz Arena. Take a break from Munich with a short trip to Audi Museum in Ingolstadt, about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Marienplatz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Church, and walk around Theresienwiese.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Munich trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Vienna to Munich takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. January in Munich sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Audi Museum
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Schloss Nymphenburg ©
Schloss Nymphenburg

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
On the 24th (Sun), take in the views from Charles Bridge, wander the streets of Mala strana, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Franz Kafka Monument, admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, then wander the streets of Old Town Square, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Prague trip planner .

You can fly from Munich to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Food Tours
Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Oder-Neisse-Radweg and Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Reichstag Building, admire the landmark architecture of German Historical Museum, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and examine the collection at Neues Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin day trip planner .

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oder-Neisse-Radweg, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 29:
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Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zaanse Schans and Grote- of St.-Michaelskerk Oudewater. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Erasmus Bridge (in Rotterdam) and Avonturenboerderij Molenwaard (in Groot-Ammers). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, get lost in a book at Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek), and get curious at Body Worlds.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam route planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Grote- of St.-Michaelskerk Oudewater, Erasmus Bridge, Zaanse Schans, Avonturenboerderij Molenwaard
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 31:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
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.
On the 1st (Mon), take in the views from St Michael's Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Graslei and Korenlei, examine the collection at Atomium, see the interesting displays at Kazerne Dossin, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally don't miss a visit to Grand Place. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, see the interesting displays at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, learn about all things military at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, then look for gifts at Kaashandel Schockaert, and finally examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis).

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels vacation planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ghent, Mechelen, Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
MIM - Musical Instruments Museum ©

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner .

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. February in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Disneyland Paris, Chateau de Fontainebleau
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 7:
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castillo de Torredembarra and Girona Cathedral (Catedral). Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Tarragona (Anfiteatro de Tarragona & Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona), Plaza de Sant Antoni (in Altafulla) and Passeig de la Muralla (in Girona). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, explore and take pictures at Camp Nou, and don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in February, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Girona, Tarragona, Plaza de Sant Antoni, Castillo de Torredembarra
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 11:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, explore the world behind art at Museo Cerralbo, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then make a trip to Mirador del Valle, then take in the views from San Martin Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Catedral de Segovia, brush up on your military savvy at Alcazar de Segovia, admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, then explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

You can plan Madrid trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in February; daily highs in Madrid reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Retiro Park ©
Retiro Park
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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