32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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32 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Lisbon, Portugal
— 8 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

1
night
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 25th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Palau Guell, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online vacation planner .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Barcelona is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone changes from Argentine Time (ART) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in December, things will get cooler in Barcelona: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Peter's Basilica and Vatican Museums. Get outdoors at Catacombe di San Callisto and Colle del Gianicolo. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder app .

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. December in Rome sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, then take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and finally examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can take a train 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
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

2
nights
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.
On the 1st (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant’Antonio, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner .

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in December, expect Venice to be little chillier, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Basilica Cistern. Family-friendly places like Suleymaniye Cami and Maiden's Tower will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, get engrossed in the history at Rumeli Fortress, and explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern Museum.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Venice in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 10°C in Istanbul. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

3
nights
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.
Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Matthias Church and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) for their historical value. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in January, you will find days in Budapest are slightly colder (3°C), and nights are much colder (-4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the galleries of The Powder Tower, then wander the streets of Old Town Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, wander the streets of Mala strana, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally stroll the grounds of Old Jewish Cemetery.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Prague are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

2
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 11th (Sat), wander the streets of Stroeget, then explore the historical opulence of Amalienborg, and then see the interesting displays at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Denmark, then take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, then steep yourself in history at Kastellet, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle.

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Traveling by flight from Prague to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 3°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Palace of Versailles and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Copenhagen in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 8°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

8
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belém Tower and Jeronimos Monastery. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Cabo da Roca. Venture out of the city with trips to Arrabida Natural Park (in Setubal) and Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Castelo dos Mouros, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire the striking features of National Pantheon, examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art, and get curious at Pavilhao do Conhecimento- Ciencia Viva.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner .

Fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in January; daily highs in Lisbon reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Sintra, Parque Natural da Arrabida, Cabo da Roca
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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