19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Lima, Peru
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Lima, Peru

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 7th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, thenadmire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stroll around Parc Guell.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip builder tool.

Lima, Peru to Barcelona is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lima to Barcelona is 6 hours. In January, Barcelona is cooler than Lima - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, Paris is a bit cooler than Barcelona - with highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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 12th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thenexplore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Florence, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Pantheon. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rome driving holiday app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Rome are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Visit Matthias Church and Dohány Street Synagogue for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), take an in-depth tour of Hungarian National Museum, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, and appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rome in January; daily highs in Budapest reach 3°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
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.
On the 20th (Mon), snap pictures at Charles Bridge, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, thenstep into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): wander the streets of Lesser Town, thenadmire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Prague trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. January in Prague sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum. Do your shopping at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and De 9 Straatjes. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of Leidseplein, stop by The Jordaan, and browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam attractions tool.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in January, expect Amsterdam to be a bit warmer, temps between 7°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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