19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Gruyeres, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Basel, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
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Paris, France

— 3 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.
You've added Arc de Triomphe, Pantheon, Sainte-Chapelle, and other attractions to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris day trip app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Paris is 4 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in December, with highs in Paris at 9°C and lows at 3°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, and finally walk around Vondelpark.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam online visit planner.

You can fly from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. You'll set off for London on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:

London, United Kingdom

— 2 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Gallery and Westminster Abbey. Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum and The British Museum. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, and explore the galleries of Churchill War Rooms.

To find out how to plan a trip to London, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Amsterdam to London by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or 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 January, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:

Geneva, Switzerland

— 1 night

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
You've added Broken Chair Sculpture, Palais des Nations, Genève, Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle), and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 6th (Mon), get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle) and then get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva online attractions planner.

Getting from London to Geneva by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Geneva, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Geneva, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gruyeres.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:

Gruyeres, Switzerland

— 1 night
The small medieval town of Gruyères sits at the base of two foothill peaks with a saddle suspended between them.
To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gruyeres online trip maker.

Drive from Geneva to Gruyeres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In January in Gruyeres, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Gruyeres

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum Rietberg and Grossmunster. Get some historical perspective at Old Town and Fraumünster Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucerne: Zurich (Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) & Landesmuseum). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne and take in the exciting artwork at Kunsthalle Luzern.

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

Drive from Gruyeres to Lucerne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Basel.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 11:

Basel, Switzerland

— 1 night
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Fondation Beyeler, then examine the collection at Jean Tinguely Museum, then contemplate the long history of Basel Minster, and finally wander the streets of Basel's Old Town.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Basel trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Basel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Basel

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 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.
Popular historic sites such as Fisherman's Bastion and Heroes' Square are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Matthias Church and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy, contemplate the long history of Hungarian National Museum, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Budapest itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Basel to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Basel in January, with highs in Budapest at 3°C and lows at -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
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Berlin, Germany

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.
To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Berlin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Berlin

Nightlife · Tours · Museums · Outdoors
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