23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
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Lyon, France
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Do your shopping at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and A Outra Face da Lua. Visit Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Alfama, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, ponder the design of Rossio Square, and get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip tool.

Florianopolis, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Florianopolis to Lisbon. In January, Lisbon is much colder than Florianopolis - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

City of Lights

The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Visit Boekhandel Dominicanen and Castle Ruins & Velvet Cave for their historical value. Wijnhoeve de Colonjes and St. John's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Eindhoven's surroundings by going to Designer Outlet Roermond (in Roermond) and Maastricht (Maastricht Underground & Vrijthof).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Eindhoven travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Eindhoven takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Eindhoven due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in January; daily highs in Eindhoven reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Shopping · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): deepen your understanding of the past and present with Flying Dutch Boats, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, and finally take a stroll through Red Light District. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, wander the streets of Leidseplein, and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online vacation planner.

You can drive from Eindhoven to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Berlin, Germany

— 6 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.
Get some historical perspective at East Side Gallery and Charlottenburg Palace. Head to Gallery Heike Arndt DK and Camera Workfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, shop like a local with art4berlin GALLERY, take in the exciting artwork at Sammlung Hoffman, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin online tour itinerary planner.

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

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Lyon, France

— 4 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Place des Jacobins. Cite medievale de Perouges and Chateau Historique de Pierreclos will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lyon: Fuisse (Domaine Luquet & Chateau Fuisse), Domaine Regis Descotes (in Millery) and Chateau de Varennes (in Quincie-en-Beaujolais). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Domaine Le Fagolet-Gite La Girardiere, walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, take a stroll through The Presqu'ile, and pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Saint-Bruno-Les-Chartreux.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lyon driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Lyon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Lyon, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Wineries · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Hotel de Ville, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, take a stroll through Montmartre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Lyon to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In February in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping