27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

27 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
+2
Fly + shuttle + train:  6​h 30​min
9
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  15​h
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Belém Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica da Estrela, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castelo dos Mouros and then admire the landmark architecture of Park and National Palace of Pena.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon day trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Lisbon, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Lisbon is little chillier than Sao Paulo - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Get some cultural insight at The Little Museum of Dublin and Dublin Castle. Let the collections at Kilmainham Gaol and 14 Henrietta Street capture your imagination. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michan's Church, and see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dublin journey planning website .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in March, things will get slightly colder in Dublin: highs are around 10°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
The Little Museum of Dublin ©
The Little Museum of Dublin

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.
You'll explore and learn at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Sainte-Chapelle. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Paris online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Dublin to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Paris due to the time zone difference. In March in Paris, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
nights
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.
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Atomium will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Step out of Brussels with an excursion to Chocolate Nation in Antwerp--about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), see where the action happens at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of Laeken.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chocolate Nation
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 21st (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, then admire the masterpieces at Frans Hals Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip maker .

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frans Hals Museum
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Albertina and MuseumsQuartier Wien. Let the collections at Belvedere Palace and Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, then admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Budapest visit planner.

You can take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Budapest are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Rumeli Fortress, contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , then delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and finally admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul road trip site .

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in March, Istanbul is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Siena Cathedral and Piazza del Campo. Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Chiesa e Museo di Orsanmichele for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Florence itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Istanbul to Florence takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Florence is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in March, expect little chillier with lows of 6°C in Florence. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

3
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

Similar Plans

30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDONESIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in Europe & Singapore BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 55 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 51 days in Europe BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM GREECE June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 48 days in Dubai & Europe BY A USER FROM FIJI August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 45 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans