19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Tremezzina, Italy
— 1 night
4
Lugano, Switzerland
— 2 nights
5
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights
8
Dunkirk, France
— 1 night
9
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights

2
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.
Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica in Ostia Antica, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, and make a trip to Cupola di San Pietro.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Belo Horizonte in January, things will get cooler in Rome: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

1
night
Tremezzina, Italy

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice, examine the collection at Museo degli Strumenti per la Navigazione, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Madonna del Soccorso, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Sacro Monte di Ossuccio, and finally examine the collection at Casa dei Presepi.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tremezzina day trip app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Tremezzina takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Florence in January, things will get little chillier in Tremezzina: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Ossuccio, Casa dei Presepi, Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice, Museo degli Strumenti per la Navigazione
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Santuario Madonna del Soccorso ©
Santuario Madonna del Soccorso
Casa dei Presepi ©
Casa dei Presepi

2
nights
Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 10th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Castello, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Nicolao, see the interesting displays at Centro Visitatori AlpTransit San Gottardo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastero Benedettino di Santa Maria Assunta, thenexplore the activities along Lake Lugano, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Cantonale Giovanni Zust. On the next day, examine the collection at Malcantone Museum, see the interesting displays at Museo e Fondazione Hermann Hesse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Santi Fedele e Simone, take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Giorgio, thenget curious at Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio, and finally steep yourself in history at Chiesa S. Mamete.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Lugano travel planner.

You can drive from Tremezzina to Lugano in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In January in Lugano, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lugano

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bellinzona, Giornico, Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio, Pinacoteca Cantonale Giovanni Zust, Centro Visitatori AlpTransit San Gottardo
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Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Castello ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Castello
Malcantone Museum ©
Malcantone Museum

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, thenexplore the activities along Lake Lucerne, thenexamine the collection at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne travel route builder.

You can drive from Lugano to Lucerne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. While traveling from Lugano, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Lucerne, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Childrens Museums
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, take an in-depth tour of Zunfthaus zur Meisen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, thentake a stroll through Old Town, and finally examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

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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.
On the 14th (Tue), step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, steep yourself in history at Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, thenadmire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, thenexamine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Paris tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. January in Paris sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dunkirk.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

1
night
Dunkirk, France

Dunkirk ©
Dunkirk is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint-Éloi Church, make a trip to LAAC - Lieu d’Art et Action Contemporaine, see the interesting displays at Palais de l'univers et des sciences, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste, and finally look for gifts at Calais Wine Superstore.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dunkirk trip builder.

You can drive from Paris to Dunkirk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Dunkirk, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dunkirk

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Palais de l'univers et des sciences, Calais Wine Superstore
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Palais de l'univers et des sciences ©
Palais de l'univers et des sciences
Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste ©
Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste
LAAC - Lieu d’Art et Action Contemporaine ©

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at British Library and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Get some cultural insight at The Courtauld Gallery and Natural History Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Pitt Rivers Museum (in Oxford), Catholic Church of St. Thomas of Canterbury (in Wroxton) and Hampton Court Palace (in East Molesey). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, admire the striking features of Chichester Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Wallace Collection.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the London trip website.

You can drive from Dunkirk to London in 3.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dunkirk to London due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 21st (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Bletchley Park, Pitt Rivers Museum, Chichester Cathedral, Catholic Church of St. Thomas of Canterbury
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 21:
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Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Bletchley Park ©
Bletchley Park

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