56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 7 nights
3
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
4
Paris, France
— 7 nights
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 7 nights
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 7 nights
7
Berlin, Germany
— 7 nights
8
Rome, Italy
— 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.
Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon holiday planning site.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon is 3 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January; daily highs in Lisbon reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

7
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, test your problem-solving skills at Fox In A Box Madrid, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid day trip site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in January: high temperatures in Madrid hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

6
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the London trip builder website.

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. Traveling from Madrid to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Madrid in January, plan for a bit cooler days in London, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

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

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and have some family-friendly fun at Wildness.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Ghent (Flanders Bike Trail, Lieve Canal Bicycle Trail, &more) and Bruges (Tolhuis, Belfry of Bruges, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Brussels trip app.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in January: highs in Brussels hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Bruges, Ghent
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Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Amsterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

7
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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, test your team's savvy at Make a Break – Escape Room Berlin, and pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Berlin trip planner.

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 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 27:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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