34 days in Europe Itinerary

34 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Santiago, Chile
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
5
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h
6
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Train + Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Santiago, Chile

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Catedral Primada in Toledo--about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and hit the slopes at Puerto de Navacerrada – Estacion de Esqui.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

Santiago, Chile to Madrid is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Madrid is 5 hours. In December in Madrid, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Room Escape Games

5
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: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Ciutadella Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Madrid in January; daily highs in Barcelona reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Fun & Games Historic Sites Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

5
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rome route website.

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 January, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio & Arena di Verona) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Venice itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rome in January, with highs in Venice at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Freiburg im Breisgau.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Freiburg im Breisgau ©
In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Freiburg im Breisgau: Baden-Baden (Hohenbaden Castle & Museum Frieder Burda), Unterstmatt (in Buhl) and Seilbahn Belchen (in Aitern). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Europa-Park and partake in some friendly competition at Schafstour GbR Nina Ruh & Florian Kullack.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Freiburg im Breisgau holiday builder tool.

Getting from Venice to Freiburg im Breisgau by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Venice in January, plan for little chillier days in Freiburg im Breisgau, with highs around 6°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Baden-Baden, Europa-Park, Unterstmatt, Seilbahn Belchen
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Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Schafstour GbR Nina Ruh & Florian Kullack ©
Schafstour GbR Nina Ruh & Florian Kullack
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Paris are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

6
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Feldon Valley (in Lower Brailes) and Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London online trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in London are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Feldon Valley, Cotswold Archery
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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