31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
7
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
9
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
11
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque del Retiro, explore the world behind art at Museo Lazaro Galdiano, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Madrid driving holiday planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 13- hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December, expect Madrid to be colder, temps between 14°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rome road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni) and Duomo di Siena (in Siena). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Florence travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January in Florence, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Castello di Monteriggioni, Duomo di Siena
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
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.
On the 5th (Sun), explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip maker app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Florence in January; daily highs in Venice reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, get in on the family fun at Prater, and admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vienna holiday maker.

You can fly from Venice to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in January, with highs in Vienna at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Theme Parks Parks
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, contemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg journey planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

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night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then admire the landmark architecture of Dom zu St. Jakob, then contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, and finally fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Winter Sports Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Town Tower (Stadtturm) ©
Town Tower (Stadtturm)

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Innsbruck to Paris takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Innsbruck in January; daily highs in Paris reach 8°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and make a trip to Tower of London.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London travel route builder website.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., take a stroll through Temple Bar, and stroll around Phoenix Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dublin trip builder tool.

You can fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. January in Dublin sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in January; daily highs in Lisbon reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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