33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Joao Pessoa, Brazil
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
8
Tromso, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 30 min
9
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 30 min
10
Porto, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Joao Pessoa, Brazil

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Segovia (Plaza Mayor, Mirador de la Pradera de San Marcos, &more) and Toledo (Iglesia de San Andres, Catedral Primada, &more). There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Compania de Cervezas del Valle del Kahs, examine the collection at Museo Geominero, admire the striking features of Casa de Calderón de la Barca, and pause for some photo ops at La Gloria y los Pegasos.

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Joao Pessoa, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Joao Pessoa to Madrid. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Joao Pessoa in December: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 14°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:
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Museo de Santa Cruz ©
Museo de Santa Cruz
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Mirador de la Pradera de San Marcos ©
Mirador de la Pradera de San Marcos

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Capella de Santa Maria del Grau (in Fonollosa) and Can Bruna (in Vilafranca del Penedes). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parc Guell, take in the exciting artwork at Begemot Art & Fashion Gallery, stop by El Barri Gòtic, and step into the grandiose world of Montjuic Castle.

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Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in December, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trips

Capella de Santa Maria del Grau, Can Bruna
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Antwerp (Beer Tastings & Tours, Sint-Jacob Antwerpen, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, ponder the world of politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Poelaert, and see the interesting displays at Musee Maison de Maurice Carem.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Brussels trip builder tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Brussels in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in December: high temperatures in Brussels hover around 7°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Brussels

Tours Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Antwerp
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Walking tours
Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles ©
Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles
Justice Palace (Palais de Justice) ©
Justice Palace (Palais de Justice)

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Wallfahrtskirche Maria Klobenstein (in Kossen), Schleierwasserfall (in Uderns) and Liebfrauenkirche (in Kitzbuhel). The adventure continues: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Museum der Moderne Monchsberg, and make a trip to Universitatsplatz.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Brussels to Salzburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Brussels in December since evenings lows in Salzburg dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Wallfahrtskirche Maria Klobenstein, Schleierwasserfall, Liebfrauenkirche
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Red Bull Hangar-7 ©
Red Bull Hangar-7

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, see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, and stop by Ampelpaerchen Shop.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vienna tour itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Vienna, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Step out of Copenhagen with an excursion to Vejby Kirke in Vejby--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: try out the rides at Tivoli Gardens, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, don't miss a visit to St. Alban's Church, and explore the world behind art at The Hirschsprung Collection (Den Hirschsprungske Samling).

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Copenhagen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Vejby Kirke
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

3
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Get out of town with these interesting Oslo side-trips: Smaragdgruvene - Eidsvoll (in Minnesund) and Glasskunstner.com (in Roa). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Ibsen Museum, get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Villa Stenersen, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ljan Church.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Oslo trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Oslo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Oslo, with lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Smaragdgruvene - Eidsvoll, Glasskunstner.com
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 11:
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
The Ibsen Museum ©
The Ibsen Museum
Oslofjord ©
Oslofjord

1
night
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
On the 12th (Sun), look for gifts at Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs, get lost in a book at Tromso Public library and City Archives, examine the collection at The Polar Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Perspektivet Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tromso travel route tool.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Tromso takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Oslo in January: highs in Tromso hover around -1°C, while lows dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Shopping
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Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum
Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso ©
Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs ©
Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs

1
night
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 13th (Mon), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park, and then examine the collection at The Icelandic Punk Museum. Keep things going the next day: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, look for gifts at Kraum, thensteep yourself in history at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Reykjavik tour builder app.

Getting from Tromso to Reykjavik by flight takes about 8.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tromso to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. In January, Reykjavik is a bit warmer than Tromso - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 14:
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Food Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

5
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto: Viarco (in Sao Joao da Madeira), Guimaraes (Estatua de D. Afonso Henriques & Escultura de D. Afonso Henriques) and Ponte Miguel Torga (in Peso Da Regua). The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, admire the landmark architecture of Torre de Almedina, don't miss a visit to Palacio de Cristal, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Carmo.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Porto takes 10 hours. Traveling from Reykjavik in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Porto: highs are around 16°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Coimbra, Guimaraes, Estacao Litoral da Aguda, Casa Museu Fernando Namora, Viarco
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 20:
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Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis ©
Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis
Food Tours
Liberdade Square
Liberdade Square

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