44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal — 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip maker app.

Indianapolis, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in January, expect Lisbon to be warmer, temps between 59°F and 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and wander the streets of Gran Via.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lisbon in January: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 51°F and lows are around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

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.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona travel planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Madrid - with highs of 58°F and lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Barcelona in January, with highs in Florence at 53°F and lows at 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Eternal City

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, admire the striking features of Cupola di San Pietro, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Rome are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to fly to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 3 nights

Queen of Cities

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 sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Mosque, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Istanbul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Istanbul takes 5.5 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. When traveling from Rome in January, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 48°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can fly to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, and admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Budapest journey planning app.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. While traveling from Istanbul, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 37°F to lows of 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 4 nights

City of Dreams

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, and ponder the world of politics at Rathaus.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vienna tour itinerary planning app.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Vienna are 38°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then wander the streets of Lesser Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower.

To plan Prague vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 36°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Reichstag Building, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and admire the landmark architecture of Berliner Dom.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to Haarlem to see Frans Hals Museum about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip app.

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

The Square Mile

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and stroll around Hyde Park.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the London vacation maker app.

You can fly from Amsterdam to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 4 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.
Paris is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, take a stroll through Le Marais, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris road trip website.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 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 February in Paris, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
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