31 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

31 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

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Brasilia, Brazil
— Few hours
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
3
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
12
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
13
Lyon, France
— 1 night
14
Paris, France
— 6 nights

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Brasilia, Brazil

Brasilia
Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brasilia route builder app.

Manaus to Brasilia is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manaus to Brasilia. Traveling from Manaus in December, expect Brasilia to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. You'll set off for Lisbon on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Brasilia

Nightlife Museums Shopping

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 11th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, thendon't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and finally take a stroll through Alfama. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa.

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Traveling by flight from Brasilia to Lisbon takes 13 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Brasilia to Lisbon is 3 hours. In December, Lisbon is colder than Brasilia - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 13th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then walk around Parque del Retiro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, thendon't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in December: high temperatures in Madrid hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow 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
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip tool.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 17th (Tue), take in the views from Charles Bridge, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, thenexplore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Lesser Town, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Prague takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in December, expect Prague to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, and then ponder the world of politics at Rathaus. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, thenexplore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

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Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In December in Vienna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, thenappreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, thenadmire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), thencontemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): delve into the distant past at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, thencontemplate the long history of Roman Forum, thenexplore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Budapest to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, Rome is a bit warmer than Budapest - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, explore the world behind art at Museo della Misericordia di Firenze, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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Venice, Italy

Venice
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the activities along Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museo Correr, thenadmire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thensnap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Florence in December; daily highs in Venice reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Bertani, contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, thenexamine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, thenmake a trip to Liston, and finally contemplate the long history of Arena di Verona. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Operaforte, look for gifts at The Yellow Peg, explore the world behind art at Museo Canonicale, steep yourself in history at Piazza delle Erbe, thentake in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of Sant'Eufemia.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Verona holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier and then get your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Albert Schild AG - Swisssouvenir and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Verona to Interlaken in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Verona in December; daily highs in Interlaken reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lyon.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Albert Schild AG - Swisssouvenir ©
Albert Schild AG - Swisssouvenir

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, thendon't miss a visit to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and then get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lyon trip planner.

Getting from Interlaken to Lyon by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Interlaken in January, with highs in Lyon at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

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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 much more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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