50 days in Europe Itinerary

50 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
5
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
7
Lisse, The Netherlands
— 1 night
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
9
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
10
Paris, France
— 4 nights
11
Versailles, France
— 4 nights
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
13
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Get a sense of the local culture at Pantheon and Vatican Museums. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Riserva Naturale Monte Velino (in Magliano de' Marsi) and Villa Adriana (in Tivoli). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome driving holiday tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Rome due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in April, with highs in Rome at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Riserva Naturale Monte Velino, Villa Adriana
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 17:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
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 Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Baptistery of St. John and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Change things up with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Siena (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

4
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.
Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica di San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 24:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Get outdoors at The Matterhorn and Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zermatt: Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz (in Lenk im Simmental) and Trottiland (in Adelboden). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Hohbalmen, tour along fresh powder with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, stroll through Murmelweg Wanderung, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt route website.

You can drive from Venice to Zermatt in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz, Trottiland
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School
Hohbalmen ©
Hohbalmen

2
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 28th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, identify plant and animal life at Axalp, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Maennlichen.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Interlaken travel route site.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. In April in Interlaken, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Maennlichen, Axalp
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll get in some beach time at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Ufschotti Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St Mauritius Church and Grossmunster. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens), Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus) and Eggen-Hohenweg (in Teufen). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, head outdoors with Hallenbad City, and admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zurich attractions planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisse.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, Eggen-Hohenweg, St Mauritius Church
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 3:
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Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona ©
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Rigi ©
Rigi

1
night
Lisse, The Netherlands

Lisse ©
Lisse is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Keukenhof.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Lisse online trip planner.

Fly from Zurich to Lisse in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in May, you will find days in Lisse are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Mon) before leaving for Amsterdam.

Things to do in Lisse

Parks
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Keukenhof ©
Keukenhof

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Anne Frank House and Willet-Holthuysen Museum. Relax by the water at Zandvoort aan Zee and Scheveningen Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster) and Haarlem (Grote Markt & Frans Hals Museum). Spend the 6th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take an in-depth tour of Amsterdam Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kinderboerderij Gliphoeve.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Amsterdam vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lisse to Amsterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, Haarlem, Zandvoort aan Zee, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Find places to stay May 4 — 9:
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

5
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.
Let the collections at National Gallery and The Charterhouse capture your imagination. Take a break from the city and head to The Hawking Centre and The Big Cat Sanctuary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Holywell Retreat Beach (in Eastbourne), East Sussex Falconry (in Herstmonceux) and Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (in Rye). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, identify plant and animal life at Gunnersbury Triangle, stroll the grounds of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for London using our trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to London by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in London, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Holywell Retreat Beach, The Hawking Centre, UK Wolf Conservation Trust, East Sussex Falconry, Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Find places to stay May 9 — 14:
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The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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.
Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and The Paris Catacombs. Visiting Île de la Cité and L'Arche Feline will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Le Marais, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

L'Arche Feline
Find places to stay May 14 — 18:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
You'll explore and learn at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Musee des Instruments a Vent. Get outdoors at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups and Le Bois des Aigles. Get out of town with these interesting Versailles side-trips: Parc et Jardin du Chateau de Vandrimare (in Vandrimare), Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen) and Musee du Peigne (in Ezy sur Eure). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Palace of Versailles, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get outside with Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm, and explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Versailles trip app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Versailles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Versailles can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Rouen, Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm, Parc et Jardin du Chateau de Vandrimare, Le Bois des Aigles, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay May 18 — 22:
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at Museu Picasso and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Cala Futadera (in Tossa de Mar), Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro) and La playa de Tamariu (in Tamariu). Spend the 24th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: stroll around Parc Guell, get interesting insight from Tours, make a trip to Casa Batllo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip maker.

Getting from Versailles to Barcelona by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Versailles in May, with highs in Barcelona at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Cala Futadera, Camino de Ronda, La playa de Tamariu
Find places to stay May 22 — 27:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Casa de Campo. Museum-lovers will get to explore Prado National Museum and Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales. Take a break from Madrid with a short trip to Los asientos in Valsain, about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, identify plant and animal life at Faunia, immerse yourself in nature at Sierra de Guadarrama National Park, and take a pleasant ride with Horse Riding Madrid.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Madrid tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Madrid. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Los asientos
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
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Sierra de Guadarrama National Park ©
Sierra de Guadarrama National Park
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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