49 days in Western Europe Itinerary

49 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

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 historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and wander the streets of Alfama.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon road trip website.

Los Angeles, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 8 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 64°F and lows are around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5
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World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2
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Aquarium
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6

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Madrid, Spain

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque del Retiro, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Madrid visit planning website.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in March, things will get a bit cooler in Madrid: highs are around 59°F and lows about 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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Must see
Food Tours
4.9
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Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

4
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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 parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, walk around Parc Guell, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary builder app.

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 47°F in Barcelona. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 12:
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World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6

4
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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Venice attractions planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in March, Venice is slightly colder at night with lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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Must see
Like a Venetian
5.0
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Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence vacation app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:
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World heritage site
Campanile di Giotto
4.8
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

5
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in March, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Fountain
Trevi Fountain
4.4
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World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, visit Plaka, and get great views at Mount Lycabettus.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens driving holiday planner.

Fly from Rome to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens. In March, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26:
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History Museum
Acropolis Museum
4.7
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World heritage site
Acropolis of Athens
4.7
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Neighborhood
Plaka
4.4

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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 nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, get in on the family fun at Prater, and admire the striking features of Hundertwasserhaus.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna holiday planner.

Fly from Athens to Vienna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens to Vienna, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, Vienna is a bit cooler than Athens - with highs of 51°F and lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 30:
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Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6
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World heritage site
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6
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Theme Park
Prater
3.9

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, admire the striking features of Amalienborg, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, and step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Copenhagen online tour itinerary builder.

Fly from Vienna to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in March, you will find days in Copenhagen are a bit cooler (46°F), and nights are about the same (34°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:
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Observation Deck
Rundetarn
4.3
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Historic Walking Area
Nyhavn
4.5

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (The Markt, Groeningemuseum, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Brussels journey planning website.

Fly from Copenhagen to Brussels in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Brussels, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:
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Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3
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Theme Park
Mini-Europe
3.9
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Water Body
Minnewater Lake
4.6

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Le Marais, and explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:
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Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

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, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the London itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 14:
Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7
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Observation Deck
Tower Bridge
4.7

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

Fair City

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: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, stroll around St Stephens Green, and examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from London to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Dublin are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Guinness Storehouse
4.1
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Specialty Museum
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
4.6

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