48 days in Europe Itinerary

48 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
10
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
11
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
13
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Playa del Carmen, Mexico

3
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, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip builder app.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Playa del Carmen to London due to the time zone difference. In March, London is colder than Playa del Carmen - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 13:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris road trip site.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, daytime highs in Paris are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Groeningemuseum, The Markt, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip maker site.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Reichstag Building, tour or see a game at WINDOBONA Indoor Skydiving Berlin, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Berlin itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

4
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the views from Charles Bridge, put a fun spin on your tour with CityQuester, and appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

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Drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Prague are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

4
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: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

4
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: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Budapest itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. April in Budapest sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

4
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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Budapest in April, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

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, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip maker website.

You can fly from Istanbul to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Rome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 18th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, thenexplore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, thenponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Florence day trip website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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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, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, shop like a local with La Boqueria, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Barcelona online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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