56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 7 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 7 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 7 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 7 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 7 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Five Historic Photography Studio). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon attractions planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January, expect Lisbon to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 10:

Madrid, Spain

— 7 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your trip 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 12°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can fly to London.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 17:

London, United Kingdom

— 6 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip 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 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°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 · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 23:

Paris, France

— 7 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.
Paris is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, get your game on at Wildness, and make a trip to Champs-Elysees.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Paris are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 30:

Brussels, Belgium

— 7 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Tolhuis, Belfry of Bruges, &more) and Ghent (Western Cemetery & Dille and Kamille). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, get your game on at VirtualRoom - Virtual Reality Brussels, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and admire the masterpieces at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.

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 fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in January: highs in Brussels hover around 5°C, while lows dip to 0°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 · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 6:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 7 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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, explore and take pictures at 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 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 13:

Berlin, Germany

— 7 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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip 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 fly to Rome.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 20:

Rome, Italy

— 7 nights

Eternal City

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 trip 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 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 20 — 27: