25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Spas, &more), Het steen (in Delft) and The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague & Food Tours). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip builder site.

New Orleans, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from New Orleans to Amsterdam. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New Orleans in January; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 43°F and lows reach 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Palace of Versailles). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at Wildness, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planning app.

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in January, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

London, United Kingdom

— 5 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our London holiday planning app.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Madrid, Spain

— 5 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, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, walk around Parque del Retiro, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and test your problem-solving skills at EXIT Madrid.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from London to Madrid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In January in Madrid, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

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Traveling by flight from Madrid to Rome takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 39°F. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip