51 days in Western Europe Itinerary

51 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
8
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
10
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
11
Paris, France
— 4 nights
12
London, United Kingdom
— 8 nights

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and finally don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lisbon route planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Lisbon is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ahmedabad in April, things will get colder in Lisbon: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Lisbon in April since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, see where the action happens at Camp Nou, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona online visit planner.

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Barcelona are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and explore the ancient world of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rome travel route website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our Florence tour builder tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

4
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice itinerary planner.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Venice

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

4
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.
Pack the 4th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Tivoli Gardens. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, walk around Frederiksberg Have, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip planning tool.

You can fly from Venice to Copenhagen in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Venice in May: high temperatures in Copenhagen hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Phoenix Park, take a stroll through Temple Bar, step into the grandiose world of Dublin Castle, and don't miss a visit to Merrion Square.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Dublin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Change things up with a short trip to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague (about 1h 5 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam journey builder app.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Carpentier-Goegebeuer, Groeningemuseum, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Brussels online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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 Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Paris online journey maker.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

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
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

8
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and stroll around Hyde Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the London travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. In May in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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