23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 7 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 7 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 7 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Leidseplein. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Kooijman Souvenirs & Clogs Wooden Shoe Workshop (in Zaandam), Edam (Fort Edam, Grote Kerk, &more) and Haarlem (The Corrie ten Boom House, Grote Markt, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), pause for some serene contemplation at Nieuwe Kerk, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam attractions planner.

Curitiba, Brazil to Amsterdam is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Curitiba to Amsterdam. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Curitiba in July; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Brussels, Belgium

— 4 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Grand Place and Historic Centre of Brugge. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (The House of Alijn, Ghent City Center, &more), Bruges (Gruuthusemuseum, Torture Museum Oude Steen, &more) and Antwerpen-Centraal (in Antwerp). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), make a trip to Atomium, have fun and explore at The Children's Museum, and explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum.

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Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

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Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

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.
You've now added Parc des Princes to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Fondation Claude Monet. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to The Trianons & The Hamlet in Versailles, about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie, pause for some serene contemplation at Fontaine Saint-Sulpice, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip planner.

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Brussels in July, you will find days in Paris are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

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Lisbon, Portugal

— 7 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Castelo de S. Jorge and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Evora (Loios Convent, Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), &more), Obidos (Mercado Biologico de Obidos & Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos) and Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Lisbon. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Tours

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