21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lima, Peru
Fly:  13 h
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
8
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 30 min
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
11
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Lima, Peru

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Plaza de Espana Madrid, Royal Palace of Madrid, Puerta del Sol, and other attractions you added.

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Lima, Peru to Madrid is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Peru Standard Time (PET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Lima in October, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

3
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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, see where the action happens at Camp Nou, walk around Parc Guell, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona day trip website.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, Barcelona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Roman Forum, and other attractions you added. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Sistine Chapel, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, browse the exhibits of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally admire the striking features of Pantheon.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pitti Palace, Florence Academy of Fine Arts, Palazzo Vecchio, and other attractions you added.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Florence road trip app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chiesa di San Zaccaria, Riva degli Schiavoni, Ponte dei Sospiri, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Riva degli Schiavoni.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip builder.

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Florence, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Gallerie dell'Accademia ©
Gallerie dell'Accademia
St Mark's Campanile ©
St Mark's Campanile

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Montmartre, Moulin Rouge, Parc du Champ de Mars, and other attractions you added. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Venice to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. October in Paris sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Brussels travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

1
day
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, and finally make a trip to The Markt.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bruges are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Parks Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake

1
night
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip builder tool.

Take a train from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 26th (Thu), you're off to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Nightlife Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 26:

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, walk around Vondelpark, then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally wander the streets of Red Light District.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam route builder site.

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. October in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Templo de Debod, admire the masterpieces at Museo Sorolla, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de Cibeles, then admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Madrid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in October: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Museo Sorolla ©
Museo Sorolla
Estacion de Atocha ©
Estacion de Atocha

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