43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
6
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
8
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
10
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
11
Paris, France
— 4 nights
12
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
13
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights

3
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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, and walk around Parc Guell.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip maker website.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Barcelona is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Belo Horizonte to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Belo Horizonte in January, with highs in Barcelona at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Florence takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Barcelona in January, with highs in Florence at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the striking features of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome route planning website.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul driving holiday tool.

Getting from Rome to Istanbul by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Rome in February, expect nights in Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Istanbul Modern ©
Istanbul Modern

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest route maker app.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Istanbul in February: highs in Budapest hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and don't miss a visit to Hundertwasserhaus.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In February in Vienna, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): wander the streets of Lesser Town, take in the views from Charles Bridge, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Petřín, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally examine the collection at NaFilM: National film museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, then examine the collection at Topography of Terror, then steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Berliner Dom.

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Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

4
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 Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

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You can fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Frans Hals Museum
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Belfry of Bruges, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), examine the collection at Atomium, and admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and relax and rejuvenate at Les Bains d'AliA.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. February in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Les Bains d'AliA
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 2:
Highlights from your plan
Les Bains d'AliA ©
Les Bains d'AliA
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

4
nights
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read London holiday maker site.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Belém Tower, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and take a stroll through Alfama.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary builder.

Getting from London to Lisbon by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from London in March, things will get a bit warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 20°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Alfama ©
Alfama
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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