50 days in Europe Itinerary

50 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

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 Pantheon. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Peter's Basilica and Villa Adriana. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Riserva Naturale Monte Velino in Magliano de' Marsi, about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary builder app.

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. In April, Rome is little chillier than Sao Paulo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Riserva Naturale Monte Velino, Villa Adriana
Highlights from your plan
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 Piazza del Duomo. 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, examine the collection at Museo di San Marco, 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 Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
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 Basilica of St. Anthony. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Chiesa degli Eremitani). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Venice sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
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
Highlights from your plan
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
Highlights from your plan
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 Fraumünster Church. 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, St Mauritius Church, Eggen-Hohenweg
Highlights from your plan
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
Highlights from your plan
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 Haarlem (Grote Markt & Frans Hals Museum), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster). 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

Haarlem, The Hague, Zandvoort aan Zee, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Highlights from your plan
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 British Museum capture your imagination. Take a break from the city and head to The Hawking Centre and Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden), East Sussex Falconry (in Herstmonceux) and Holywell Retreat Beach (in Eastbourne). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, take an in-depth tour of The Charterhouse, identify plant and animal life at Gunnersbury Triangle, and stroll the grounds of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our London trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Amsterdam to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to London due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

The Hawking Centre, The Big Cat Sanctuary, UK Wolf Conservation Trust, East Sussex Falconry, Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
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
Highlights from your plan
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups and Scuba & Snorkeling. Palace of Versailles and The Trianons & The Hamlet will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Versailles: Musee du Peigne (in Ezy sur Eure), Le Bois des Aigles (in Balines) and Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musee des Instruments a Vent, take in nature's colorful creations at Parc et Jardin du Chateau de Vandrimare, and head outdoors with Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Versailles route builder.

Traveling by train from Paris to Versailles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Rouen, Parc et Jardin du Chateau de Vandrimare, Musee du Peigne, Musee des Instruments a Vent, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
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 El Barri Gòtic. Appreciate the collections at Museu Picasso and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro), La playa de Tamariu (in Tamariu) and Cala Futadera (in Tossa de Mar). 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

Camino de Ronda, La playa de Tamariu, Cala Futadera
Highlights from your plan
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 Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. 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, see the interesting displays at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, 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
Highlights from your plan
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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