27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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27 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Porto, Portugal
1
Porto, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
8
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
9
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Porto, Portugal

4
nights
Porto, Portugal

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Porto is known for historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, admire the masterpieces at Museu Serralves, contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bolsa, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Porto online trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airport is Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Prado National Museum, explore the activities along Retiro Park, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, and then admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Madrid day trip website .

Fly from Porto to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Porto in September, you will find days in Madrid are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, see the interesting displays at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and stroll around Parc Guell.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip maker app .

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich tour planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect Zurich to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

1
night
Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and finally head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet and then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken route builder site .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Interlaken sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Aletsch Glacier
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

3
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 28th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Romer, then take some stellar pictures from Main Tower, then admire the masterpieces at Staedel Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Goethe House. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), take in the views from Eiserner Steg, then learn more about the world around you at Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Frankfurt travel route builder site .

You can drive from Interlaken to Frankfurt in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Goethe House ©
Goethe House
Romer ©
Romer

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

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, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam road trip tool .

Getting from Frankfurt to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then admire the striking features of Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), and finally examine the collection at Atomium. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, don't miss a visit to The Markt, and then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

To find out how to plan a trip to Brussels, use our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October in Brussels, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

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Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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