53 days in Europe Itinerary

53 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Get some historical perspective at Quinta da Regaleira and Park and National Palace of Pena. Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Praia da ursa about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take a stroll through Alfama, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary builder tool.

Bogota, Colombia to Lisbon is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bogota in September, with highs in Lisbon at 81°F and lows at 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and Casco Historico de Toledo. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Museo de Santa Cruz, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, get outside with Picnic Madrid, take a stroll through Gran Via, and look for gifts at Madrid al Cubo.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Madrid by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Madrid are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Toledo
Highlights from your plan
Picnic Madrid ©
Picnic Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

3
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Plaza de España and Barrio Santa Cruz are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla and Casa Palacio de Las Duenas capture your imagination. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), browse for treasures at Antiguedades el Museo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Seville using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Seville, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

3
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Popular historic sites such as La Lonja de la Seda and Valencia Cathedral are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias and El Museo Nacional de Ceramica y de las Artes Suntuarias Gonzalez Marti. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, contemplate the waterfront views at Jardi del Turia, get a sense of history and politics at Plaza del Ayuntamiento, and explore the world behind art at Instituto Valencia d'Arte Modern (IVAM).

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Valencia road trip planning site.

Getting from Seville to Valencia by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. October in Valencia sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia ©
Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Let the collections at Museu Picasso and Villa del Arte Galleries capture your imagination. Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic for their historical value. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planning tool.

Fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in October, you will find days in Barcelona are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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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.
Eiffel Tower and Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee De Cluny. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Barcelona in October, with highs in Paris at 62°F and lows at 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and Royal Palace of Brussels. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Horta Museum (Musee Horta). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and The Jordaan. Visit Anne Frank House and Museum Van Loon for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, examine the collection at Museum Het Schip, and explore the galleries of Willet-Holthuysen Museum.

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You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Berlin Racing Bikes and Strandbar Mitte. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, take in the exciting artwork at OPEN WALLS Gallery, head outdoors with Drachenberg, and steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin planning site.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Munich Residenz and BMW Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and take a stroll through Schwabing.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Munich online day trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Munich by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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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.
Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Jewish Museum in Prague and Gallery of Steel Figures will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, explore the world behind art at St. George's Basilica, explore the galleries of Schwarzenberg Palace, and steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Prague, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarktfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, take in the awesome beauty at Kahlenberg, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and identify plant and animal life at Orangery at Schoenbrunn Palace.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bern.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Appreciate the collections at Klingendes Museum and Schweizerisches . Head to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Federal Building (Bundeshaus)for plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Kindermuseum Creaviva, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche St Peter & Paul, pause for some photo ops at Zahringerbrunnen, and admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center).

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bern online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Bern in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Bern, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Klingendes Museum ©
Klingendes Museum

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Visit Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco for their historical value. Shop till you drop at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Mostra Keith Haring. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, explore the world behind art at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, and take a stroll through Via Lincoln.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bern to Milan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Bern in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Milan: highs are around 55°F and lows about 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo). On the next day, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, cool off at Bagni Alberoni, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in November, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 7th (Sat), steep yourself in history at L’importuno di Michelangelo. On the next day, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in November, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Do your shopping at Via Condotti and Dorothy Circus Gallery. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planning website.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 47°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

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

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