38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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38 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
bus + train:  3​h
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  8​h 45​min
4
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Cagliari, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Catania, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Palermo, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Zakynthos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
12
Nafplio, Greece
— 2 nights
taxi + ferry:  5​h 15​min
13
Milos, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
14
Ios, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
15
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
16
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Bussloo and then contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip generator.

Foz do Iguacu, Brazil to Amsterdam is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Central European Time (CET) is 4 hours. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in February, things will get colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 7°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bussloo, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Highlights from your plan
Bussloo
Bussloo
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Herengracht ©
Herengracht

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 27th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerusalem Church (Jeruzalemkerk). Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and then stroll through De Panne Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bruges trip generator.

Drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. February in Bruges sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

De Panne Beach
Highlights from your plan
De Panne Beach ©
De Panne Beach
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and River Seine. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musée d'Orsay and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dôme Sacre Coeur.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and flight. March in Paris sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Interlaken.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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.
On the 6th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum, step into the grandiose world of Castillo Oberhofen, and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Thun. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Schynige Platte and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken travel planner.

You can drive from Paris to Interlaken in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect little chillier evenings in Interlaken when traveling from Paris in March, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Interlaken

Adventure Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Schynige Platte, Schloss THUN, Oberhofen Castle, Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Oberhofen Castle ©
Oberhofen Castle
Schloss THUN ©
Schloss THUN

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): kick back and relax at Castel Plage, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, and then explore the historical opulence of Haut de Cagnes. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, then contemplate the long history of Villa Grecque Kerylos, and then take a stroll through Vieille Ville.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Nice travel itinerary creator.

Explore your travel options from Interlaken to Nice with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Interlaken in March; daily highs in Nice reach 18°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Haut de Cagnes, Villa Kerylos, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall

2
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, see the interesting displays at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles, and then explore the world behind art at Librairie du MuCEM. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Parc National des Calanques.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Marseille itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Marseille sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cagliari.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Site Memorial du Camp des Milles
Highlights from your plan
Parc national des Calanques ©
Parc national des Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles ©
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles

2
nights
Cagliari, Italy

Cagliari ©
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is spread out over seven hills and still bears the marks of its past conquerors, including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Sepolcro, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Acquafredda, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castle of Sanluri. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museo Delle Cere Anatomiche, see the interesting displays at Cittadella dei Musei, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Solanas.

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

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Cagliari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. March in Cagliari sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Catania.

Things to do in Cagliari

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Castle of Sanluri, Spiaggia di Solanas, Castello di Acquafredda
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Acquafredda ©
Castello di Acquafredda
Spiaggia di Solanas ©
Spiaggia di Solanas
Museo delle Cere Anatomiche ©
Museo delle Cere Anatomiche

2
nights
Catania, Italy

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
On the 14th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Monastero dei Benedettini di San Nicolò L'Arena, admire the striking features of Duomo di Catania, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Placido, and finally stroll through Lido dei Ciclopi. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Biscari, stroll through Faro Sant'Anna, then admire the striking features of Diocesi Di Acireale, and finally steep yourself in history at Aci Castello.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Catania trip planner.

You can fly from Cagliari to Catania in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. In March, daily temperatures in Catania can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Catania

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Acireale, Castello Normanno, Lido dei Ciclopi
Highlights from your plan
Monastero dei Benedettini ©
Monastero dei Benedettini
Castello Normanno
Castello Normanno

2
nights
Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 16th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Mondello, step into the grandiose world of Palazzo dei Normanni e Cappella Palatina, then examine the collection at Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Gesù. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, head off the coast to Ustica, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Palermo vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Catania to Palermo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Palermo when traveling from Catania in March, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Palermo

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ustica ©
Ustica
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 18th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hymettus, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, examine the collection at Acropolis Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Glyfada Beach.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Athens online itinerary creator.

You can fly from Palermo to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Palermo to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Athens sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zakynthos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hymettus ©
Hymettus
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

2
nights
Zakynthos Town, Greece

Zakynthos Town ©
The commercial center of the eponymous island, Zakynthos Town bustles with the energy as excited tourists and residents go about their daily business.
On the 20th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Keri Lighthouse, then examine the collection at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Dionisios (St.Denis) Church, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Zoro Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Porto Vromi Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zakynthos Town travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Athens to Zakynthos Town. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Porto Zoro Beach, Porto Vromi Beach, Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, Keri Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press ©
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press

2
nights
Nafplio, Greece

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, step into the grandiose world of Palamidi Castle, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Arvanitia beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Ayios Georgios, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Ancient Mycenae, and then explore the ancient world of Ancient Mycenae.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Nafplio vacation trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Zakynthos Town to Nafplio with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Milos.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

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nights
Milos, Greece

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Ecclesiastical Museum of Milos, then kick back and relax at Plathiena Beach, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Roman Theatre - Milos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agios Haralambos. On the next day, kick back and relax at Kleftiko Beach and then kick back and relax at Sikia Beach.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Milos trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Nafplio to Milos in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March in Milos, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ios.

Things to do in Milos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Ancient Roman Theatre - Milos ©
Ancient Roman Theatre - Milos

2
nights
Ios, Greece

Ios ©
Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Mylopotas Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Papa Beach, and then examine the collection at Chora Museum, Ios. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Manganari Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ios travel planner.

Getting from Milos to Ios by ferry takes about 2 hours. March in Ios sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Ios

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Manganari Beach ©
Manganari Beach

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at National Archaeological Museum of Naples, take in the awesome beauty at Vesuvio, and then make a trip to Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli and then explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples vacation builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ios to Naples. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ios to Naples due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Naples are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Vesuvius National Park
Highlights from your plan
Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Vatican Museums and Colosseum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Peter's Basilica and Palatine Hill. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Sabbianera Super Beach (in Anguillara Sabazia) and Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare (in Maccarese). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Naples to Rome by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Sabbianera Super Beach, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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