19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe journey planner

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Madrid, Spain
— 1 day
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Dortmund, Germany
— 1 night
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Stuttgart, Germany
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
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Chamonix, France
— 1 night
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Dijon, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain

— 1 day

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mercado San Miguel as well as Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): see where the action happens at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and then stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Madrid, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:

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.
On the 18th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and finally admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Paris road trip site.

You can fly from Madrid to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Madrid in September; daily highs in Paris reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Brussels, Belgium

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, examine the collection at Atomium, then examine the collection at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat), and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Place.

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Traveling by car from Paris to Brussels takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in September, plan for slightly colder days in Brussels, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 21st (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam travel route planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dortmund.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:

Dortmund, Germany

— 1 night

Green Metropolis

Though its major passion may be soccer, Dortmund offers visitors more than just historical sports venues.
On the 22nd (Sun), putt your heart out at Glowing Rooms 3D Schwarzlicht Minigolf, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then walk around Westfalenpark, and finally see where the action happens at Signal Iduna Park.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Dortmund day trip planning site.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Dortmund in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Dortmund

Fun & Games · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:

Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 night

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 23rd (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten, take some stellar pictures from Main Tower, then make a trip to Romer, then ponder the design of Fountain of Justice, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Frankfurt journey website.

Traveling by car from Dortmund to Frankfurt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Frankfurt are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:

Stuttgart, Germany

— 1 night

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Mercedes-Benz Museum, examine the collection at Porsche Museum, make a trip to Palace Square, then stop by Markthalle, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Fernsehturm Stuttgart.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Stuttgart trip planner.

You can drive from Frankfurt to Stuttgart in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or fly. In September in Stuttgart, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take a stroll through Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and finally stroll around Lindenhofplatz.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Zurich tour planning website.

Drive from Stuttgart to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:

Milan, Italy

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Milan day trip site.

You can drive from Zurich to Milan in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in September; daily highs in Milan reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

Turin, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and then see where the action happens at Juventus Stadium. On your second day here, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, make a trip to Dito di Colombo, appreciate the history behind Ai Cavalieri d`Italia, then make a trip to Piazza Castello, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Turin trip builder website.

Getting from Milan to Turin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Milan in September: highs in Turin hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Chamonix.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Chamonix, France

— 1 night

Alpine Capital of the World

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
On the 30th (Mon), fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll through Glacier des Bossons, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Chamonix Cemetery.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chamonix tour planner.

Getting from Turin to Chamonix by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Dijon.

Things to do in Chamonix

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:

Dijon, France

— 1 night

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): make a trip to Place de la Liberation, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon, then trek along Owl's Trail, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dijon trip planning tool.

Drive from Chamonix to Dijon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Dijon, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Dijon

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:

Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

On the 2nd (Wed), wander the streets of Île de la Cité, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and finally wander the streets of Montmartre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): wander the streets of Le Marais, then explore the activities along Seine River, and then admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Dijon to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4: