25 days in Europe, South America & Caribbean Itinerary

25 days in Europe, South America & Caribbean Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Train to Basel SBB, Bus to Mulhouse, Fly to Paris Orly
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly
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Cayenne, French Guiana
— 3 nights
Fly
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St. George's, Grenada
— 2 nights
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Ajaccio, France
— 2 nights

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Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 27th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and then admire the striking features of Church of St. Peter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Zoological Museum, then take a stroll through Old Town, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip planning app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Zurich. In January, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and finally shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 31st (Sun), stroll around Vondelpark, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam visit planner.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Liverpool.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:

Liverpool, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liverpool: Chester Cathedral (in Chester) and Great Orme (in Llandudno). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, stroll the grounds of Liverpool Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and view the masterpieces at Walker Art Gallery.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Liverpool online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Liverpool takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Liverpool. February in Liverpool sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, then make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and finally take a stroll through Alfama.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon route planner.

Traveling by flight from Liverpool to Lisbon takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Liverpool in February; daily highs in Lisbon reach 18°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cayenne.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 6:

Cayenne, French Guiana

— 3 nights
The capital of French Guiana, Cayenne sits at the mouth of the Cayenne River on the department's Atlantic coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kourou (Les Iles du Salut & Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre)). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Devil's Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Marshes of Caw, wander the streets of Place des Palmistes, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo de Guyane.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cayenne online trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Lisbon to Cayenne with the Route module. Traveling from Lisbon to Cayenne, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in February, things will get warmer in Cayenne: highs are around 34°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to St. George's.

Things to do in Cayenne

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 7 — 10:

St. George's, Grenada

— 2 nights
The capital of the Island of Spice, St.
St. George's is known for historic sites, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Anse Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Carenage, appreciate the history behind Underwater Sculptures, and examine the collection at House of Chocolate.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Cayenne to St. George's. Traveling from Cayenne to St. George's, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in St. George's

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 13:

Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 15th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. On your second day here, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid road trip planning website.

You can fly from St. George's to Madrid in 18 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from St. George's to Madrid. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from St. George's in February; daily highs in Madrid reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:

Barcelona, Spain

— 1 night

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stroll around Parc Guell.

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Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in February, with highs in Barcelona at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 17:

Ajaccio, France

— 2 nights
With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ajaccio: Sant'Armettu (in Olmeto), Lac de Tolla (in Tolla) and Propriano (Eglise de Notre Dame de Misericorde & Boat Tours & Water Sports). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Grand Site Parata Sanguinaires, ponder the design of Fontaine des Quatre Lions, see the interesting displays at Maison Bonaparte, and explore the world behind art at Musee Fesch.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ajaccio route planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Ajaccio takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In February in Ajaccio, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors · Museums · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 17 — 20:

French Guiana travel guide

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Landmarks · Wildlife Areas · Islands
The only part of South America still governed by an overseas country, the tropical, rainforest-covered French Guiana is the second largest region of France. The department was used by France as a penal colony in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with several islands that you can visit today used as prisons where inmates were forced to catch butterflies. On a trip to French Guiana, you can witness different ecosystems, diverse plant and animal life, as well a mix of cultures influenced by French colonization and a large immigrant population.

Grenada travel guide

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Island of Spice
The fertile and lively island nation of Grenada allows for itineraries both adventurous and serene. The main island and six smaller ones offer unspoiled interior landscapes of lush vegetation, impressive waterfalls, and winding rivers, explorable on a number of ecotourism experiences, such as rafting, hiking, and climbing. The coastal areas provide long stretches of golden sand, backed by large and popular resorts, while the humble urban areas have become particularly well-known for their atmospheric eateries, serving local cuisine using produce from the Island of Spice. One of the main things to do in Grenada has to be marine exploration, with dive sites offshore representing some of the most abundant in the region, with impressive coral formations providing home for a schools of tropical fish.

Corsica travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Historic Sites
The island paradise of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea is a mosaic of diverse landscapes from comfortable sandy beaches and steep, narrow paved streets to inhospitable mountains rising up from the pasture. Ideal for a beach vacation, Corsica offers adventures on and off the sand, including scuba diving, sailing, and hiking. Enjoy a rugged mountain adventure by sightseeing along the famous Grande Randonnée (GR) 20 path. For an intense view of the island and the jagged coastline from the water, rent a boat to travel around the island or charter a cruise.