54 days in Europe Itinerary

54 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
2
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
3
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
5
Bordeaux, France
— 1 night
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
8
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
10
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
12
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
13
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
14
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
15
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
16
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Appreciate the collections at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and National Museum of Ancient Art. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, stop by Alfama, take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

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

Salvador, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Salvador in March: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

1
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Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museu Serralves, do a tasting at Pocas Vinhos, then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Porto trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Porto sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Porto

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pocas Vinhos
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Pocas Vinhos ©
Pocas Vinhos
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Appreciate the collections at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé, Museo del Greco, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, stroll around Casa de Campo, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente, and explore the world behind art at Museo Lazaro Galdiano.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Porto to Madrid by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Porto in March, Madrid is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, A Maze In 60
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia ©

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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 and learn at Museu Picasso and Joan Miro Foundation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Parc Guell, shop like a local with La Boqueria, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Museu Picasso ©
Museu Picasso
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

1
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Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
On the 31st (Wed), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Galerie de Bordeaux, test your team's savvy at The Hostel Escape game, then go on a hair-raising tour with Bordeaux Free Walking Tours, then admire the striking features of Tour Pey-Berland, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Barcelona to Bordeaux in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bordeaux, with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Tours · Fun & Games
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St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral
Tour Pey-Berland ©
Tour Pey-Berland
Bordeaux Free Walking Tours ©
Bordeaux Free Walking Tours

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Get some cultural insight at Musee d'Orsay and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors & Palace of Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, stop by Le Marais, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Bordeaux to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bordeaux in March: highs in Paris hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Gallery and Tate Modern. Museum-lovers will appreciate Natural History Museum and Churchill War Rooms. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London travel website.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April in London, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

5
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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.
Appreciate the collections at Groeningemuseum and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Bruges (Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, Belfry of Bruges, &more), Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Gravensteen) and Art Center Horus (in Sint-Martens-Latem). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels vacation planner.

Take a train from London to Brussels in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Brussels, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. April in Brussels sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Bruges, Ghent, Art Center Horus
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Let the collections at Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Haarlem (Grote Markt, Teylers Museum, &more) and The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, get engrossed in the history at Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam travel planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. April in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and finally contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, then visit Potsdamer Platz, then contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Berlin online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

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

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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.
On the 20th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Pinakothek der Moderne, then explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and then examine the collection at Munich Residenz. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Munich driving holiday app.

Getting from Berlin to Munich by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. April in Munich sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich travel planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums
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Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

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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.
Duomo di Milano and Monumental Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Pinacoteca di Brera will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Milan with an excursion to Galleria Campari in Sesto San Giovanni--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, take in the exciting artwork at Mostra Keith Haring, and take a stroll through Via Lincoln.

Find out how to plan Milan trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Zurich to Milan in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in April, you will find days in Milan are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Galleria Campari
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Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca di Brera ©
Pinacoteca di Brera

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica di San Marco and Piazza San Marco. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Battistero del Duomo di Padova, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Gallerie dell'Accademia ©
Gallerie dell'Accademia

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico (in Siena) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Castello del Trebbio
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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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Rome, Italy

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Pantheon. Vatican Museums and Tesoro di San Pietro will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rome tour itinerary builder tool.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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

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