36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  4 h 30 min
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Acueduct of Segovia and Alcazar of Segovia. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Puente de San Pablo (Saint Paul Bridge) (in Cuenca) and Toledo (Catedral Primada, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's lots more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, have some family-friendly fun at EXIT Madrid, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Madrid route maker.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in May, Madrid is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia, Puente de San Pablo (Saint Paul Bridge)
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Food Tours
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Wine Tours & Tastings

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to New Forest National Park and Walking tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Oxford (Pitt Rivers Museum & Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology) and Room Escape Games (in Margate). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Holy Trinity Church.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Madrid to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to London. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Madrid in May; daily highs in London reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Oxford, Bournemouth Beach, New Forest National Park, Cotswolds Distillery, Room Escape Games
Find places to stay May 20 — 25:
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Food Tours
New Forest National Park ©
New Forest National Park
Walking tours

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seine River and Walking tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Reims). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, snap pictures at Pont Alexandre III, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip maker tool.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Fontainebleau, Wine Tours & Tastings
Find places to stay May 25 — 30:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Seine River ©
Seine River

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 31st (Sun), take in the views from Chapel Bridge, explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and finally stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, thensee the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally get your game on at Sim Academy.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zurich road trip website.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
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Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Schonbrunner Gardens and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Step out of Vienna with an excursion to Melk Abbey in Melk--about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Oesterreichische Nationalbibliothek, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz.

To find photos and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zurich to Vienna by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Vienna are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
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Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens
Oesterreichische Nationalbibliothek ©
Oesterreichische Nationalbibliothek
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey

4
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and Cannaregio. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Trieste (Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico & Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia) and Basilica of St. Anthony (in Padua). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Venice, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Trieste, Basilica of St. Anthony
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 10:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Walking tours
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia ©
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Campo and Palazzo Vecchio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Piazza dei Miracoli (in Pisa), Piazza Maggiore (in Bologna) and Duomo di Siena (in Siena). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Florence itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Piazza dei Miracoli, Piazza Maggiore
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. Step out of Rome to go to Orvieto and see Duomo di Orvieto, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rome travel planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Rome sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto
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Food Tours
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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