50 days in Europe Itinerary

50 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly to Birmingham, Train to London
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Engelberg
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Engelberg, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
National Gallery and The Queen's Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Do your shopping at Harrods and Piccadilly Circus. Go for a jaunt from London to Waltham Abbey to see Coda Falconry about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, shop like a local with Covent Garden, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the London road trip planning site.

Amritsar, India to London is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Amritsar to London is minus 5.5 hours. Traveling from Amritsar in January, you will find days in London are little chillier (9°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step out of the city life by going to Zandvoort aan Zee and Hertenkamp Bloemendaal. Appreciate the collections at Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, explore the galleries of De Nieuwe Kerk, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and stop by The Jordaan.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam online route builder.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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.
Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, shop like a local with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Paris sightseeing planning tool.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. January in Paris sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Popular historic sites such as Grand Place and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Groeningemuseum and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Belfry of Bruges, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Atomium, steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels trip builder.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

Madrid, Spain

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza will appeal to museum buffs. Plaza Mayor and Royal Palace of Madrid are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Antica Roma Anticuario, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Gran Via, get a taste of the local shopping with Rio Creative Art Center, stop by Diseno Propio. Artesania., and take in the exciting artwork at Sabrina Amrani Gallery.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Brussels to Madrid in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Brussels in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 12°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Engelberg.

Things to do in Madrid

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Engelberg, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Glasi Hergiswil and Teufelsbrucke are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Titlis and Engelberg Fuerenalp. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Engelberg: Fronalpstock (in Stoos), Victorinox Factory Store (in Ibach) and Alpine Sports Andermatt (in Andermatt). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Trubsee, take in the views from Titlis Cliff Walk, make a trip to Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Engelberg holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Madrid to Engelberg. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Madrid in January; daily highs in Engelberg reach 4°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step out of the city life by going to Rigi and Lake Zurich. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and Bahnhofstrasse. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Elsener Messerschmied AG (in Rapperswil) and Lake Lucerne (in Lucerne). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), take in the exciting artwork at ARTBOX.GALLERY, stop by Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland, and get engrossed in the history at Haus zum Rech.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich online trip builder.

Drive from Engelberg to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Prague, Czech Republic

— 4 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Get some cultural insight at Staromestske namesti and Jewish Museum in Prague. Popular historic sites such as St. Vitus Cathedral and Prague Astronomical Clock are in your itinerary. Spend the 30th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Lesser Town, examine the collection at Lobkowicz Palace, have fun and explore at Gallery of Steel Figures, and take in the views from Charles Bridge.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Prague visit planning app.

You can fly from Zurich to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Vienna, Austria

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Visiting Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste and Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide will get you outdoors. Appreciate the collections at Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and look for gifts at Xocolat.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna holiday builder website.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In February in Vienna, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Romance

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza San Marco. Get in touch with nature at Canal Grande and Y-40 The Deep Joy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Fondazione Bisazza (in Montecchio Maggiore), Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Chiesa degli Eremitani) and Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Casa di Giulietta, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Vienna to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vienna in February; daily highs in Venice reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Trevimage. Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take a stroll through Trastevere, shop like a local with Via Condotti, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Venice in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Athens, Greece

— 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get in touch with nature at Planet Blue Diving Center and Mount Lycabettus. Shop till you drop at TASTE3 and Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou'. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Nafplio (Bourtzi & Arvanitia beach). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Plaka, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip site.

Fly from Rome to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in February since evenings lows in Athens dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Belgium travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Monuments
A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.