49 days in Europe Itinerary

49 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

6
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Panteao Nacional will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Praia do Norte and LisboaPhysio. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Praia da ursa & Quinta da Regaleira), Praia da Nazare (in Nazare) and Praia de Carcavelos (in Carcavelos). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, shop like a local with Rossio Square, do a tasting at The Best Portugal, and don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January, with highs in Lisbon at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors · Parks · 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
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada. Prado National Museum and Casco Historico de Toledo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, Church of Santo Tomé, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Puerto de Navacerrada – Estacion de Esqui, take in the exciting artwork at Diseno Propio. Artesania., explore the world behind art at Museo Lazaro Galdiano, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid route maker site.

Fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lisbon in January, with highs in Madrid at 12°C and lows at 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, stop by Trastevere, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Rome vacation tool.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Rome takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. January in Rome sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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.
You'll explore and learn at Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Willet-Holthuysen Museum will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Bloemendaal Beach (in Bloemendaal), Zandvoort aan Zee (in Zandvoort) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Zandmotor, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, and get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Amsterdam takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in January: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 7°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

The Hague, Raaks Halle, Bloemendaal Beach, 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.
Let the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror capture your imagination. Get outdoors at Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Strandbad Muggelsee. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and explore the world behind art at Kathe Kollwitz Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin online trip maker.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Outdoors · Parks
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

7
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.
Head to Le Marais and Avant-Garde Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, visit Montmartre, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. February in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

7
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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.
Visit Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament for their historical value. Let the collections at Natural History Museum and Dulwich Picture Gallery capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: The Gallery at The Guild (in Chipping Campden) and Feldon Valley (in Lower Brailes). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, browse the range of quality goods at Harrods, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hayman's Distillery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

The Gallery at The Guild, Feldon Valley
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Hayman's Distillery ©
Hayman's Distillery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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