44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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44 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Santiago, Chile
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Toulouse, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
2
Montpellier, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
3
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
5
Strasbourg, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
La Spezia, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Florence, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
San Gimignano, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
11
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
14
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Santiago, Chile


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2
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Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get curious at Cite de l'espace, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Sernin.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Toulouse trip maker tool .

Santiago, Chile to Toulouse is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Santiago to Toulouse due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Montpellier.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
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Cite de l'espace ©
Cite de l'espace
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin
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Montpellier, France

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Pierre, then explore the world behind art at Musee Fabre, then don't miss a visit to Place de la Comedie, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Planet Ocean Montpellier and then learn about winemaking at Bertrand Bosc.

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You can take a train from Toulouse to Montpellier in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Montpellier

Wineries Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Bertrand Bosc ©
Bertrand Bosc
Musee Fabre ©
Musee Fabre
Room Escape Games

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 10th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, look for gifts at La boutique de Mathilde, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and finally examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, ride a horse along Parc de la Tete d'Or, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lyon online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Montpellier to Lyon in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Montpellier in January, plan for slightly colder days in Lyon, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or

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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 12th (Sun), stroll around Luxembourg Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Place de la Concorde, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

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You can take a train from Lyon to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. In January in Paris, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Barrage Vauban, then take a stroll through La Petite France, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the next day, take a stroll through Little Venice, then admire the landmark architecture of Gare de Strasbourg, and then walk around Parc de l'Orangerie.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Strasbourg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January in Strasbourg, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Little Venice
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La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Room Escape Games

2
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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 17th (Fri), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and then listen to music at La Casa Maledetta.

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Drive from Strasbourg to Milan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to La Spezia.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Fun & Games Nightlife
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La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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nights
La Spezia, Italy

La Spezia ©
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the views from Ponte Thaon di Revel, learn about all things military at Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia, walk around Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere, then make a trip to Corso Cavour, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Neve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Enoteca la Civilta del Bere e Altro, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then trek along Monesteroli, and finally stop by Stoppani & Peer - Drogheria Storica La Spezia.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our La Spezia route planner.

You can drive from Milan to La Spezia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, La Spezia is a bit warmer than Milan - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in La Spezia

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Enoteca la Civilta del Bere e Altro ©

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Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence to go to Bologna and see Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Florence online road trip planner .

You can drive from La Spezia to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
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Food Tours
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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nights
San Gimignano, Italy

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
On the 28th (Tue), don't miss a visit to San Gimignano Bell Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di San Gimignano, then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano, then view the masterpieces at La Bottega del Sale di Duccio Nacci photographer, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Cisterna. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena and then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Gimignano road trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to San Gimignano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in San Gimignano are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di San Gimignano ©
Duomo di San Gimignano

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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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rome driving holiday site .

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
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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.
Step out of Venice to go to Padua and see Scrovegni Chapel, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in February: highs in Venice hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Budapest itinerary planner.

Getting from Venice to Budapest by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in February: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 7°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of St. Virgil, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vienna tour builder website .

You can take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February in Vienna, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and wander the streets of Lesser Town.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Prague route planner .

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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