24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
4
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Modena, Italy
— 1 night
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
8
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights

1
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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 21st (Sat), explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Cava Baja Gallery, and then take a stroll through Barrio de Salamanca.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Madrid road trip app.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Madrid is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Madrid. Traveling from Buenos Aires in December, things will get much colder in Madrid: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Barrio de Salamanca ©
Barrio de Salamanca
Cava Baja Gallery ©
Cava Baja Gallery

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and CosmoCaixa Barcelona. Discover out-of-the-way places like La Boqueria and Fenals Beach. Step out of Barcelona with an excursion to Vila Vella (Old Town) in Tossa de Mar--about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, shop like a local with Galeria La Lesia, steep yourself in history at Ciutat Vella, and take in the exciting artwork at En construccio.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in December, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Vila Vella (Old Town), Fenals Beach
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Louwman Museum The Hague. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) in The Hague, approximately The Hague away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, and don't miss a visit to The Amstel.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online trip maker.

You can fly from Barcelona to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in December, things will get a bit cooler in Amsterdam: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

The Hague
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Piazza del Duomo and Castello Sforzesco. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Milano and Vicolo Privato Lavandai. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, examine the collection at Gallerie d’Italia, and wander the streets of Brera District.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan tour site.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Milan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Milan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Modena.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

1
night
Modena, Italy

Modena
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Modena trip app.

Traveling by car from Milan to Modena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for Venice on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Modena

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
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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.
On the 31st (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, thentake a stroll through Cannaregio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campo del Ghetto. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thenmake a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

Plan a Venice trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Modena to Venice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. December in Venice sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Centro Storico and Piazza del Duomo. You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Stibbert Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Abbazia di San Galgano (in Chiusdino), Centro Storico di Siena (in Siena) and Abbazia di Sant'Antimo (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). The adventure continues: get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, steep yourself in history at San Quirico d'Orcia, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Florence travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Venice in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Abbazia di San Galgano, Centro Storico di Siena, Anghiari, San Quirico d'Orcia, Abbazia di Sant'Antimo
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto (in Spoleto), Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Vatican City, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, Cascata delle Marmore, Duomo di Orvieto
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Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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