48 days in Europe Itinerary

48 days in Europe Itinerary

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48 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
bus + Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
12
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
13
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Room Escape Games and Catedral Primada. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Mirador del Valle (in Toledo), The Walls of Avila (in Avila) and Segovia (Segovia Aqueduct & Alcazar de Segovia). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid vacation maker website .

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Belo Horizonte to Madrid, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belo Horizonte in October, expect Madrid to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Segovia, Toledo, The Walls of Avila
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Magic Fountain (Font Magica) and Room Escape Games. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Lloret de Mar) and Monumento a La Sardana (in Lleida). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and contemplate the long history of Casa Batllo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Adventure

Side Trips

Kayaking & Canoeing, Monumento a La Sardana
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Roman Forum and Duomo di Orvieto. Go for a jaunt from Rome to Civita di Bagnoregio to see Civita di Bagnoregio about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, wander the streets of Trastevere, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto, Civita di Bagnoregio
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Sarajevo, examine the collection at War Childhood Museum, then contemplate the long history of Bascarsija, then don't miss a visit to Sarajevo Memorial for Children Killed during Siege, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque. Keep things going the next day: hike along Vrelo Bosne.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sarajevo trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Sarajevo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in October: high temperatures in Sarajevo hover around 20°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Vrelo Bosne ©
Vrelo Bosne

2
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then make a trip to King Tomislav Square (Tomislav trg), and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zagreb day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Sarajevo to Zagreb takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
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.
On the 23rd (Wed), take in the views from Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), get a sense of history and politics at Parliament, then head off the coast to Margaret Island, and finally see the interesting displays at Hospital in the Rock. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, then snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Budapest visit planning app .

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Budapest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Budapest are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Shoes on the Danube ©
Shoes on the Danube
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

2
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
On the 25th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Devin Castle (hrad), then make a trip to Slovak Philharmonic, then test your problem-solving skills at BrainTeaseLava - more than Escape Room, and finally take in the views from Stary most. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, and then have some family-friendly fun at Mackafe (cat cafe).

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bratislava itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bratislava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Fun & Games Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Go for a jaunt from Prague to Kutna Hora to see Ossuary / The Cemetery Church about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Town Square, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostel sv. Mikuláše.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Prague online visit planner .

Drive from Bratislava to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ossuary / The Cemetery Church
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
When in Berlin, make a side trip to see Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen in Oranienburg, approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and browse the exhibits of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Berlin trip maker website .

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Reptile House De Aarde and Zaanse Schans. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Nieuwkoopse Plassen (in Nieuwkoop) and Rotterdam (Rotterdam Centraal Station & Erasmus Bridge). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, browse the collection at Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek), and stroll through Vondelpark.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Rotterdam, Reptile House De Aarde, Zaanse Schans, Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen
Highlights from your plan
Reptile House De Aarde ©
Reptile House De Aarde
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Room Escape Games
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

5
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 off the beaten path and head to Chartres Cathedral and Rue du Gros-Horloge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris online attractions planner .

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rouen, Chartres Cathedral, Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Obidos Village and Cabo da Roca. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Castelo dos Mouros, & more). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Belém Tower, contemplate the long history of Jeronimos Monastery, take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Western European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in November, expect Lisbon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Obidos Village
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Food Tours
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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