49 days in Europe Itinerary

49 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 7 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 7 nights
5
Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
6
Paris, France
— 7 nights
7
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights

6
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Panteao Nacional will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Praia do Norte and LisboaPhysio. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Praia de Carcavelos (in Carcavelos), Sintra (Praia da ursa & Quinta da Regaleira) and Praia da Nazare (in Nazare). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, shop like a local with Rossio Square, do a tasting at The Best Portugal, and don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January, with highs in Lisbon at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Nazare, Praia de Carcavelos
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Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

7
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada. Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, Church of Santo Tomé, &more). There's much more to do: stroll through Puerto de Navacerrada – Estacion de Esqui, admire the masterpieces at Museo Lazaro Galdiano, view the masterpieces at Rio Creative Art Center, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gran Via.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Madrid is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lisbon in January, with highs in Madrid at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

7
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Appreciate the collections at Galleria Borghese and Palazzo Doria Pamphilj. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Rome vacation tool.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Rome takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. January in Rome sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

7
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.
You'll explore and learn at Anne Frank House and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Willet-Holthuysen Museum will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Zandvoort aan Zee (in Zandvoort), The Hague (Zandmotor & Gallery Helder) and Bloemendaal Beach (in Bloemendaal). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and visit De 9 Straatjes.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam attractions site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Amsterdam takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in January: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

The Hague, Zandvoort aan Zee, Bloemendaal Beach, Raaks Halle
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

6
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.
Let the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Urban Nation capture your imagination. Get outdoors at Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Strandbad Muggelsee. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, and pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Berlin online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

7
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.
Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and make a trip to Pere-Lachaise Cemetery.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. February in Paris sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

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

7
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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.
Visit Westminster Abbey and Tower of London for their historical value. Let the collections at Natural History Museum and The British Museum capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: The Gallery at The Guild (in Chipping Campden) and Feldon Valley (in Lower Brailes). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Dulwich Picture Gallery, sample the fine beverages at Hayman's Distillery, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the London visit planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. In February, daily temperatures in London can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

The Gallery at The Guild, Feldon Valley
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Hayman's Distillery ©
Hayman's Distillery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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