50 days in Europe Itinerary

50 days in Europe Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
3
Seville, Spain
— 4 nights
4
Albufeira, Portugal
— 4 nights
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
6
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
8
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
9
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
10
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
11
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
12
Athens, Greece
— 6 nights

4
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, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona road trip planner.

Perth, Australia to Barcelona is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Perth in March, you will find days in Barcelona are colder (19°C), and nights are slightly colder (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 6:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
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: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid online road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in March since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 10:
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

4
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seville: Ronda (Paddock Paradise Ronda, Placa A Los Viajeros Romanticos, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville trip planning site.

Getting from Madrid to Seville by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in March, with highs in Seville at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ronda
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 14:
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Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

4
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Dias de Aromas (in Estoi), Hidroespaco (in Faro) and Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha (in Almancil). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, get outside with Blue Shark, identify plant and animal life at Ria de Alvor Nature Reserve, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Albufeira trip maker.

Traveling by car from Seville to Albufeira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Seville to Albufeira, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Lagos, Dias de Aromas, Praia de Paraiso, Miradouro do Alto da Arroteia, Hidroespaco
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 18:
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Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha ©
Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Belém Tower, wander the streets of Alfama, and explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 22:
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

2
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis. On the next day, get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then get advice or help at Museu Serralves.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Porto online tour planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. March in Porto sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Porto

Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:
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Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis ©
Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Kriens (Schachmuseum, Sonnenberg, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and don't miss a visit to Nerves.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Zurich trip planner.

You can fly from Porto to Zurich in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Porto in March, with highs in Zurich at 13°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Lucerne
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

2
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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and then trek along Murmelweg Wanderung. On your second day here, cruise along Gornergrat and then head outdoors with Monta Rosa Hut.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt road trip planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Zermatt in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Clay Shoot Zermatt ©
Clay Shoot Zermatt

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Venice online route planner.

Drive from Zermatt to Venice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 3:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana & Battistero di San Giovanni). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 7:
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

5
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, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rome travel route planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 12:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

6
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: St. Luke Archibishop (in Lefkakia) and Nafplio (Spas & Nauplion Promenade). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus, and wander the streets of Monastiraki.

Find out how to plan Athens trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can 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. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Athens is 1 hour. Traveling from Rome in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nafplio
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology ©
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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