17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
5
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
6
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night

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nights
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 30th (Sat): make a trip to Puerta del Sol and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Parque del Retiro, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Madrid travel itinerary planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Madrid is 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, expect Madrid to be colder, temps between 17°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

3
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Barcelona tour planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 7°C in Barcelona. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

4
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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris tour planning website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in December; daily highs in Paris reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, and engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Berlin online trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Madrid online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Berlin to Madrid in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Madrid

Shopping
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Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel

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