19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Mexico City, Mexico
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
11
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Mexico City, Mexico

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum of Spain, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museo Cerralbo, and finally steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and then explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid day trip site.

Mexico City, Mexico to Madrid is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Mexico City to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mexico City in November, things will get a bit cooler in Madrid: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 25:
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Museo Sorolla ©
Museo Sorolla
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take a stroll through Alfama, and then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, make a trip to Belém Tower, thenstep into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Sao Roque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina).

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Lisbon attractions planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon. In November, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Madrid - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Alfama ©
Alfama
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take a stroll through Montmartre, see the interesting displays at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité, and finally don't miss a visit to Pont-Neuf. On the next day, wander the streets of Ile Saint-Louis, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, thensee the interesting displays at Musee Nissim de Camondo, and finally appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Paris is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lisbon in November, with highs in Paris at 12°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

2
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.
On the 30th (Mon), make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, have some family-friendly fun at Time Travel Vienna, thenget engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, get engrossed in the history at Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, thensee the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally explore the world behind art at MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna attractions planner.

Getting from Paris to Vienna by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in November, Vienna is little chillier at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, examine the collection at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, thenadmire the striking features of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Budapest travel planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 3rd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, thendon't miss a visit to Mestni Trg, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana road trip planner.

Drive from Budapest to Ljubljana in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Škofja Loka Castle
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Škofja Loka Castle ©
Škofja Loka Castle
National Museum of Contemporary History ©
National Museum of Contemporary History
Cankarjevo Nabrežje ©
Cankarjevo Nabrežje

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Scala Contarini del Bovolo and then make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip maker.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ljubljana in December, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Florence tour planning site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Venice in December: highs in Florence hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, take in the awesome beauty at Colle Aventino, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, make a trip to Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Venezia. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Vatican Necropolis.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rome online day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Rome, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, thencontemplate the long history of Ciutat Vella, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum of Spain, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and then admire the landmark architecture of Museo Cerralbo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in December: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 14°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Museo Sorolla ©
Museo Sorolla
National Archaeological Museum of Spain ©
National Archaeological Museum of Spain
Museo Cerralbo ©
Museo Cerralbo

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