27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Museo Cerralbo and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid. On the next day, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid day trip tool.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc Guell, and see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Barcelona online holiday planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in September, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Transportation
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

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

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Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Your inner history buff will appreciate Villa Rufolo and Centro Storico Ravello. Change things up with a short trip to Fornillo in Positano (about 52 minutes away). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Valle delle Ferriere, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ravello travel route site.

Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Rome in September, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce. When in Florence, make a side trip to see Duomo di Siena in Siena, approximately Siena away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and examine the collection at Museo di San Marco.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Florence holiday planner.

You can drive from Ravello to Florence in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Traveling from Ravello in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Florence. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and explore the world behind art at Ca' d'Oro.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Venice online journey planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Venice

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 22nd (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and then admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Berlin trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

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Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get some cultural insight at Anne Frank House and NEMO Science Museum. Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to The Hague to see The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, choose your vessel at Boat Rentals, get engrossed in the history at De Nieuwe Kerk, and examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam travel planner.

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Let the collections at Groeningemuseum and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Historic Centre of Brugge, Basilica of the Holy Blood, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and browse the exhibits of Atomium.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Brussels

Side Trip

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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 29th (Tue), admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, then get engrossed in the history at Museu de Marinha, and finally explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Miradouro de Santa Luzia.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip planner.

Getting from Brussels to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In September, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Brussels - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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