49 days in Europe Itinerary

49 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 6 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 7 nights
3
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 7 nights
5
Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 7 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 7 nights

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees. For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Interios. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Paris trip planning website.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Paris is 4 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January; daily highs in Paris reach 8°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

7
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll explore and learn at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Head to Gran Via and Rio Creative Art Centerfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Puerto de Navacerrada – Estacion de Esqui, view the masterpieces at Diseno Propio. Artesania., contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Madrid online road trip planner.

Fly from Paris to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in January: highs in Madrid hover around 12°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

7
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Let the collections at Natural History Museum and The British Museum capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Tower of London. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hayman's Distillery, view the masterpieces at Dulwich Picture Gallery, and explore the wide array of goods at Harrods.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our London trip planner.

You can fly from Madrid to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Madrid in January, plan for a bit cooler days in London, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Hayman's Distillery ©
Hayman's Distillery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

7
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.
Visit Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Grote Markt, &more), Museum Lambert van Meerten (in Delft) and The Hague (Prison Gate Museum & Zandmotor). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Zandvoort aan Zee, wander the streets of De 9 Straatjes, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can fly from London to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague, Bloemendaal Beach, Museum Lambert van Meerten, Zandvoort aan Zee
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

6
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. Visiting Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Strandbad Muggelsee will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Potsdamer Platz, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, and ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Berlin vacation tool.

Getting from Amsterdam to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

7
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some historical perspective at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira. Relax by the water at Praia do Norte and Praia da Samarra. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Praia da ursa & Sintra National Palace), Praia de Carcavelos (in Carcavelos) and Praia da Nazare (in Nazare). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, play a few rounds at LisboaPhysio, take a stroll through Bairro Alto, and don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lisbon day trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Lisbon by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In February, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Sintra, Nazare, Praia de Carcavelos
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Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

7
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Colle del Gianicolo and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. Head to Via Condotti and Antica Caciara Trasteverinafor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rome road trip site.

Getting from Lisbon to Rome by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in February, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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