38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
3
Bologna, Italy
— 1 night
4
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
6
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
8
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 13 nights
9
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Soqquadro APS. Get outdoors at Colle del Gianicolo and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, view the masterpieces at Art and Office - Tintin and Comics, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and tour or see a show at Teatro dei Dioscuri.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Rome, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in January, expect Rome to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

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

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, shop like a local with Scarpelli Mosaici, thenadmire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thentake in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at After Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, take in the exciting artwork at Limbo Art Gallery, thenshop like a local with Mercato Centrale, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Aria Art Gallery.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Florence planning tool.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

1
night
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Wikiarte Galleria d'arte contemporanea, and finally steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Bologna visit site.

You can take a train from Florence to Bologna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Florence in January: high temperatures in Bologna hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Wikiarte Galleria d'arte contemporanea ©
Wikiarte Galleria d'arte contemporanea

2
nights
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 24th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata.

To find reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Milan itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata
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Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata ©
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca di Brera ©
Pinacoteca di Brera

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Do your shopping at Viktualienmarkt and Schack-Galerie. Alte Pinakothek and Schloss Neuschwanstein are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around English Garden, make a trip to Marienplatz, take in the exciting artwork at Kunsthalle Munich, and engage your brain at Deutsches Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Munich trip itinerary app.

Getting from Milan to Munich by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Milan in January; daily highs in Munich reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

2
nights
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam ©
Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
On the 30th (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Euromast, examine the collection at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, examine the collection at Kijk-Kubus, thenbrowse the different shops at Markthal, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Panorama Mesdag, admire the natural beauty at Landgoed Clingendael, and then snap pictures at Erasmus Bridge.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rotterdam trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Munich to Rotterdam by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Munich in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rotterdam, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

The Hague
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Panorama Mesdag ©
Panorama Mesdag
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen ©
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paris vacation planner.

Take a train from Rotterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Paris are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Paris

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

13
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Step out of the city life by going to Serra de Tramuntana and Artestruz Mallorca. For shopping fun, head to Pilar and Joan Miro Foundation in Mallorca or AHOY! Art Gallery Palma. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palma de Mallorca: CCA Andratx (in Andratx), Cala Agulla (in Cala Ratjada) and Parc Natural de Mondrago (in Santanyi). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas del Drach, admire the masterpieces at Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, take a memorable drive along The Northwest Coast, and take in the awesome beauty at Sa Penya Rotja.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Palma de Mallorca journey builder app.

You can fly from Paris to Palma de Mallorca in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In February, Palma de Mallorca is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Alcudia, Majorca, Porreres, Valldemossa, Campos
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Pilar and Joan Miro Foundation in Mallorca ©
Cuevas del Drach ©
Cuevas del Drach
Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Rio Creative Art Center and Diseno Propio. Artesania.. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Puerto de Navacerrada – Estacion de Esqui, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid road trip planning site.

Getting from Palma de Mallorca to Madrid by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. When traveling from Palma de Mallorca in February, plan for slightly colder days in Madrid, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Shopping Outdoors
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia ©
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Camino de Ronda and Montana de Montserrat. You'll explore and learn at Museu Picasso and Villa del Arte Galleries. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona online travel route planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In February, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Madrid - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Camino de Ronda, Montana de Montserrat
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Museu Picasso ©
Museu Picasso
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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