24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Cinque Terre, Italy
— Few hours
8
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
9
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
10
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, visit Barrio de Salamanca, thencontemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Cava Baja Gallery.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid travel route website.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Madrid is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Madrid, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in December, things will get much colder in Madrid: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Barrio de Salamanca ©
Barrio de Salamanca
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt. Head to La Boqueria and En construcciofor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar), Nau Gaudi - Consorci Museu d'Art Contemporani de Mataro (in Mataro) and Fenals Beach (in Lloret de Mar). And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at CosmoCaixa Barcelona, wander the streets of Ciutat Vella, visit El Barri Gòtic, and explore the world behind art at Joan Miro Foundation.

To find out how to plan a trip to Barcelona, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt, Vila Vella (Old Town), Nau Gaudi - Consorci Museu d'Art Contemporani de Mataro, Fenals Beach
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach

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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.
Louvre Museum and Musee du Parfum - Fragonard will appeal to museum buffs. Do your shopping at Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Champs-Elysees. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Île de la Cité, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, examine the collection at Fondation Louis Vuitton, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

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Fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in December, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
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 29th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Basilica of the Holy Blood, admire the landmark architecture of Belfry of Bruges, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges, and finally look for gifts at The Old Chocolate House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, and then step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bruges day trip app.

Getting from Paris to Bruges by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Gravensteen
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, thenget engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, thenexplore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and finally examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

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You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. December in Amsterdam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Nature Parks Museums
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Herengracht ©
Herengracht
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Natural History Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuola Grande di San Rocco and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Cannaregio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and wander the streets of Dorsoduro.

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

Getting from Amsterdam to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): do a tasting at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Di San Pietro, and then take a stroll around Vernazza.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre itinerary maker.

Getting from Venice to Cinque Terre by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in January, you will find days in Cinque Terre are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Shopping Wineries Historic Sites
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Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Chiesa Di San Pietro ©
Chiesa Di San Pietro
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink ©
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele in Borgo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri, and finally see the interesting displays at National Museum of Saint Mathew.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Pisa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Museums
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Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Chiesa di Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri ©
Chiesa di Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri
Knights’ Square ©
Knights’ Square

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Centro Storico and Pitti Palace. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza del Duomo and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Tenuta Torciano (in Ulignano) and Abbazia di San Galgano (in Chiusdino). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tenuta Torciano, Abbazia di San Galgano
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Cupola di San Pietro. Colosseum and Church of St. Louis of the French are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome tour itinerary builder tool.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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