44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
8
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
11
Paris, France
— 4 nights
12
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
13
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Sintra National Palace). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Belém Tower, take a stroll through Alfama, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lisbon trip planning site.

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Lisbon is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Port of Spain to Lisbon, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Port of Spain in January, things will get cooler in Lisbon: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, walk around Parc Guell, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In January in Barcelona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

4
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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and pause for some photo ops at La Pieta.

Plan my day in Rome using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Barcelona in January, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) 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 Jan 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 17th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thenexplore the historical opulence of Palazzo Vecchio, and finally steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Florence journey tool.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thensnap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, thenadmire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Florence in January, things will get slightly colder in Venice: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
nights
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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, steep yourself in history at Rumeli Fortress, and enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Istanbul day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Venice in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Istanbul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Istanbul Modern ©
Istanbul Modern
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum

3
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip planning tool.

Getting from Istanbul to Budapest by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in January, expect nights in Budapest to be much colder, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

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: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Am Gestade.

Make your Vienna itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, find something for the whole family at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, see the interesting displays at NaFilM: National film museum, and take a stroll through Lesser Town.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Prague driving holiday planner.

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in Prague can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Fun & Games Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, meet the residents at ARTIS, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Amsterdam road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

3
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: explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dublin online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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