23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday 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.
Centro Colombo has been added to your itinerary. Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Alfama and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Cabo da Roca (in Colares) and Sintra Mountains (in Sintra). The adventure continues: make a trip to Belém Tower, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of National Republican Guard, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Irmandade de Nossa Senhora do Monte e Sao Gens, and wander the streets of Avenida da Liberdade.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner.

Florianopolis, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 3 hours. In January, Lisbon is colder than Florianopolis - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Lisbon

Shopping · Historic Sites · 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 Rijksmonument Latijnse School Nijmegen uit 1544 for their historical value. Get outdoors at Maastricht Underground and Castle Ruins & Velvet Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Eindhoven: Vrijthof (in Maastricht), Designer Outlet Roermond (in Roermond) and Wijnhoeve de Colonjes (in Groesbeek). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Bottle Distillery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Eindhoven online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Eindhoven takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Eindhoven. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in January: high temperatures in Eindhoven hover around 7°C and lows are around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Parks · Shopping · Nature · 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, gain interesting insight with Flying Dutch Boats, then visit The Jordaan, and finally shop like a local with Leidseplein. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Red Light District, meet the residents at ARTIS, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Drive from Eindhoven to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods · Parks · 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.
For shopping fun, head to Gallery Heike Arndt DK or art4berlin GALLERY. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Potsdamer Platz and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, and make a trip to East Side Gallery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Berlin trip planner.

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.
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Cite medievale de Perouges will appeal to history buffs. Head to La Maison du Cru Fleurie and Galerie Estades Lyonfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lyon: Chateau Historique de Pierreclos (in Pierreclos), Chateau de Varennes (in Quincie-en-Beaujolais) and Chateau Fuisse (in Fuisse). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Place des Jacobins, browse the different shops at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, enjoy the sand and surf at Plan D'Eau de Bordelan, and stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lyon sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Lyon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Neighborhoods

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, then admire the landmark architecture of Luxembourg Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Hotel de Ville, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then visit Montmartre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally make a trip to Champs-Elysees.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Paris tour itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Lyon to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. 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