15 days in Europe & South America Itinerary

15 days in Europe & South America Itinerary

Make it your trip
Train to Sion, Fly to Amsterdam
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
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Drive to Brussels Airport, Fly to Hercílio Luz International Airport, Drive to Brusque
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Brusque, Brazil
— 1 night
Drive to Hercílio Luz International Airport, Fly to Paris
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly to Mumbai, Train to Pune

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step out of Amsterdam to go to Lisse and see Keukenhof, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and walk around Vondelpark.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Amsterdam journey planning site.

Pune, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 16-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brussels.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
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Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:

Brussels, Belgium — 1 night

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 19th (Tue), examine the collection at Atomium, examine the collection at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Bruges.
Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:

Bruges, Belgium — 1 night

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 20th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, and finally make a trip to The Markt.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Bruges trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Brusque.
Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:

Brusque, Brazil — 1 night

Strong European influences and a modern mix of cultures define Brusque, a city of around 120,000 residents in the south of Brazil.
On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at House of Aldo Krieger and then take an in-depth tour of Museu Historico e Geografico do Vale do Itajai-Mirim.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Brusque road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bruges to Brusque. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Bruges to Brusque due to the time zone difference. In April, Brusque is warmer than Bruges - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.
Museums
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22:
Highlights from your trip

Paris, France — 3 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paris online journey maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Brusque to Paris. The time zone difference when traveling from Brusque to Paris is 4 hours. Traveling from Brusque in April, expect Paris to be much colder, temps between 18°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Zurich.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:

Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 27th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, then explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Paris to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. April in Zurich sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 27:

Lucerne, Switzerland — 1 night

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, and finally snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lucerne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Lucerne are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.
Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:

Interlaken, Switzerland — 2 nights

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 29th (Fri), admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken visit planner.

Getting from Lucerne to Interlaken by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30: