24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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24 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  16​h
1
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  4​h
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
3
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
train:  4​h
4
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
train:  6​h
5
Strasbourg, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
6
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  30​min
7
Marne-la-Vallee, France
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
8
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

3
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 14th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Maria e San Donato. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Venice travel planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Venice is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Venice, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Venice is much colder than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Church of Santa Maria e San Donato
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, take a stroll through Via Condotti, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, explore the galleries of Welcome to Rome, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and finally see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in December, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Castello Sforzesco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, see the interesting displays at Gallerie d’Italia, then get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio, and finally wander the streets of Brera District.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip maker app .

You can take a train from Rome to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rome in December, with highs in Milan at 9°C and lows at 1°C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zermatt.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Gallerie d’Italia ©
Gallerie d’Italia

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Chillon and Bisse Saviese Torrent-Neuf. Let the collections at Fondation Pierre Gianadda and Queen Studio Experience capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Zermatt: Aletsch Arena (in Bettmeralp) and L'Hospice du Gd-St-Bernard (in Bourg Saint Pierre). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, see the winter wonderland with Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, contemplate the waterfront views at Riffelsee, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip site .

You can take a train from Milan to Zermatt in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Aletsch Arena, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, L'Hospice du Gd-St-Bernard, Bisse Saviese Torrent-Neuf, Chateau de Chillon
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
L'Hospice du Gd-St-Bernard ©
L'Hospice du Gd-St-Bernard

2
nights
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville de Turckheim, do a tasting at Vin d'Alsace HORCHER, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Paul, then admire the landmark architecture of La Neustadt, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Church Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Cave Historique des Hospices de Strasbourg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Thomas, examine the collection at Pixel Museum, see the interesting displays at Musee Tomi Ungerer, then explore the world behind art at Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame, and finally see the interesting displays at Palais de Rohan.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Strasbourg road trip tool .

You can take a train from Zermatt to Strasbourg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vin d'Alsace HORCHER, Vieille Ville de Turckheim
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Pixel Museum ©
Pixel Museum

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Chateau de Fontainebleau and Latin Quarter. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (in Honfleur), Train a Vapeur du Beauvaisis (in Crevecoeur-le-Grand) and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon (in Laon). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, brush up on your military savvy at The Army Museum, take a stroll through Trocadero, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris day trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Strasbourg to Paris takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can take a train to Marne-la-Vallee.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, Chateau de Fontainebleau, Train a Vapeur du Beauvaisis, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon, Saint Catherine's Catholic Church
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau

2
nights
Marne-la-Vallee, France

Marne-la-Vallee ©
As a "new town" best known for its Euro Disney Park and resorts, Marne-la-Vallée is a modern family resort town.
You've now added Disneyland Paris to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Walt Disney Studios Park and Disney Village. Step off the beaten path and head to Royal Kids and Jump City. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Sea Life and enjoy some friendly competition at Bowling Paxton.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marne-la-Vallee trip planner .

Marne-la-Vallee is just a short distance from Paris. In December, daily temperatures in Marne-la-Vallee can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Marne-la-Vallee

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks
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Walt Disney Studios Park ©
Walt Disney Studios Park
Disney Village ©
Disney Village
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

4
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.
Madame Tussauds London has been added to your itinerary. Do your shopping at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art and Notting Hill. Let the collections at Wallace Collection and Museum of London capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, take a stroll through Westminster, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the London itinerary planner.

Take a train from Marne-la-Vallee to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Marne-la-Vallee to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January in London, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Madame Tussauds London ©
Madame Tussauds London
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection

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