54 days in Europe Itinerary

54 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner

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

— 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

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 Castelo de S. Jorge. Appreciate the collections at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Carmo Archaeological Museum. 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 admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

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 · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Mar 17 — 21:

Porto, Portugal

— 1 night

Unvanquished City

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 · Shopping

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Find places to stay Mar 21 — 22:

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

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 Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Appreciate the collections at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and Museo Lazaro Galdiano. 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, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, test your team's savvy at A Maze In 60, and stroll around Casa de Campo.

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 travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

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Find places to stay Mar 22 — 26:

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Parc Guell, shop like a local with La Boqueria, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and visit Las Ramblas.

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

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; 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 · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 30:

Bordeaux, France

— 1 night

The Port of the Moon

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 Talence, 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 · Wineries · Fun & Games · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 30 — 31:

Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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 d'Orsay. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, visit Le Marais, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris day trip tool.

Getting from Bordeaux to Paris by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Bordeaux in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 4:

London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

The Square Mile

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 The British Museum. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at 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
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 8:

Brussels, Belgium

— 5 nights

Capital of Europe

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 Friet Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Art Center Horus (in Sint-Martens-Latem), Bruges (Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, Belfry of Bruges, &more) and Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Gravensteen). 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

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Find places to stay Apr 8 — 13:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

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 The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Let the collections at Rijksmuseum and Frans Hals Museum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights) & Kunstmuseum Den Haag) and Haarlem (Grote Markt & Teylers Museum). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Find places to stay Apr 13 — 17:

Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

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
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

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
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 1 night

Big Small Town

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
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22:

Milan, Italy

— 3 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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 Civic Archaeological Museum 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.

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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 · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:

Venice, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Romance

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 Gallerie dell'Accademia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Basilica di San Marco. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Battistero del Duomo di Padova, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and explore the world behind art at Ca' Rezzonico.

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Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 29:

Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

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 Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pitti Palace and Castello del Trebbio. Step out of Florence to go to Siena and see Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Florence tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

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Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 3:

Rome, Italy

— 6 nights

Eternal City

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 · Childrens Museums · Shopping

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