26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Lisbon, Portugal
Fly:  3 h
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
train:  6 h 30 min
4
Berlin, Germany
— 1 day
Train:  4 h 30 min
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Train:  5 h 30 min
6
Oswiecim, Poland
— 2 nights
Train:  5 h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
8
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
train:  9 h
10
Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
train:  7 h 30 min
11
Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
12
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
train:  12 h
13
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Lisbon, Portugal

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris as well as Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, thenmake a trip to Place de la Concorde, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, thencontemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and finally explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

Before you visit Paris, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Lisbon, Portugal to Paris is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Paris is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lisbon in January, with highs in Paris at 8°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Atomium, thendon't miss a visit to Grand Place, and then admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and then steep yourself in history at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Brussels holiday maker.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in February, plan for slightly colder days in Brussels, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Atomium ©
Atomium

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cannabis College as well as Royal Palace Amsterdam. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, thenexplore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally make a trip to Cannabis College. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, thenwander the streets of The Jordaan, and then don't miss a visit to Royal Palace Amsterdam.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): make a trip to East Side Gallery, thenponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and then pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Berlin sightseeing planning website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites
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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, thenmake a trip to Staromestske namesti, thentake in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, thenvisit Lesser Town, and then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. February in Prague sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 8:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

2
nights
Oswiecim, Poland

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Main Market Square as well as Jewish Museum and Synagogue. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum and Synagogue and then explore the galleries of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Oswiecim journey website.

Getting from Prague to Oswiecim by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Oswiecim can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Mon) before leaving for Vienna.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Jewish Museum and Synagogue ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Karlskirche as well as Rathaus. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Hofburg, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Oswiecim to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 12:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

1
night
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
You've now added Slovak National Theatre to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), thenexplore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, and finally catch a live performance at Slovak National Theatre.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bratislava day trip planning app.

You can drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Bratislava sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife
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Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©
Slovak National Theatre ©
Slovak National Theatre

2
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.
You've now added Shoes on the Danube Bank to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, thengo for a walk through Millenium Monument Budapest, thensnap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, and finally pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest tour site.

You can drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museum of Yugoslavia as well as National Museum Belgrade. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at The Millenary Monument, thenwander the streets of Knez Mihailova, and then take a stroll through Skadarlija. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Temple, thenexamine the collection at National Museum Belgrade, and then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Yugoslavia.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Belgrade trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Budapest to Belgrade in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Belgrade

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum Belgrade ©
National Museum Belgrade
Knez Mihailova ©
Knez Mihailova
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple

1
night
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery, wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), thensee the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum. On your second day here, walk around Zrinjevac, make a trip to Tkalciceva, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Zagreb tour planner.

You can drive from Belgrade to Zagreb in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 19:
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Cathedral of the Assumption ©
Cathedral of the Assumption
Tkalciceva ©
Tkalciceva

1
night
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You've added National Gallery, House of Illusions, Ljubljana Old Town, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): walk around Tivoli Park, visit Ljubljana Old Town, thenhave fun and explore at House of Illusions, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods Museums Parks
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Tivoli Park ©
Tivoli Park
House of Illusions ©
House of Illusions

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Peter's Basilica, Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Rome takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Ljubljana in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 16°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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