28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Fly:  13 h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
6
Bucharest, Romania
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 day
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  4 h 30 min
12
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
13
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Train + Drive:  3 h 15 min
14
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
15
Ghent, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
16
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 3rd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Portuguese Synagogue, thenexplore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), thenexplore the activities along Herengracht, thenexamine the collection at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam, and finally contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Amsterdam is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in April, things will get much colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): test your team's savvy at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin, thenexplore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, thentake a stroll through Mitte, and finally take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule), thenidentify plant and animal life at Rhinluch, and then take an in-depth tour of Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Berlin trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Rhinluch, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 7th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost, wander the streets of Lesser Town, thenlearn about all things military at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, and finally examine the collection at Czech Repubrick.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Prague online road trip planner.

Drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Prague are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost ©
Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at The Hofburg, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Duernstein, explore the world behind art at Kunst Haus Wien - Museum Hundertwasser, explore the galleries of Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), thendon't miss a visit to Peterskirche, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Vienna.

Before you visit Vienna, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Burgruine Duernstein
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, examine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum, thenhead off the coast to Margaret Island, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest day trip site.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 12:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

1
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Bucharest, Romania

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 12th (Sun), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, learn more about the world around you at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bucharest trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Bucharest by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Town ©
Old Town

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nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 13th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Ancient Serdica Archaeological Complex, wander the streets of Vitosha Boulevard, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Boyana Church, thentake in the awesome beauty at Vitosha Mountain, and finally explore the striking landscape at Zlatnite_Mostove -Golden Bridges.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sofia day trip site.

Fly from Bucharest to Sofia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Zlatnite_Mostove -Golden Bridges
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church
Vitosha Mountain ©
Vitosha Mountain
Ancient Serdica Archaeological Complex ©
Ancient Serdica Archaeological Complex

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
On the 14th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally explore the world behind art at Chora Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, take an in-depth tour of Istanbul Archaeological Museum, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, thensee the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Halic.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner.

Getting from Sofia to Istanbul by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sofia to Istanbul. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, steep yourself in history at Villa Farnesina, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Rome vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Istanbul to Rome in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Rome is minus 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini ©
Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 18th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thensee the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, take an in-depth tour of Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, thenexplore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally walk around Parco Chico Mendes.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Parco Chico Mendes
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): wander the streets of Schanzengraben Canal, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, thenwander the streets of Niederdorf, and finally explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich journey site.

You can fly from Florence to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Florence in April: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Parks Nature
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Niederdorf
Niederdorf
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Schanzengraben Canal ©
Schanzengraben Canal

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): wander the streets of Île de la Cité, stop by Ile Saint-Louis, examine the collection at Atelier des Lumieres, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, thenappreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, thenexplore the world behind art at The British Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at The Courtauld Gallery, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, examine the collection at Cutty Sark, thenget engrossed in the history at British Library, thensee where the action happens at Emirates Stadium Tour and Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the London road trip planning app.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Bruges.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Cutty Sark ©
Cutty Sark

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, thenexplore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge. Keep things going the next day: trek along Bruges Art Route, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, thensee the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, thenmake a trip to The Markt, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Salvador Dali Exhibition.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bruges itinerary planner.

Getting from London to Bruges by combination of car and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Bruges, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take a stroll through Patershol.

Plan trip to Ghent with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Bruges to Ghent by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Molsbroek, Flanders Field American Cemetery
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Flanders Field American Cemetery ©
Flanders Field American Cemetery
STAM Ghent City Museum ©
STAM Ghent City Museum

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Atomium and Museum of Natural Sciences. Do some cultural sightseeing at Grand Place and Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' (in Halle) and Abbaye de Villers (in Villers-la-ville). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Autoworld, explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, and test your problem-solving skills at Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Brussels online route builder.

Drive from Ghent to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’', Abbaye de Villers
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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