20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Fly:  26​h
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

4
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.
Do your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Justine Red. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, take a stroll through Le Marais, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Paris online day trip planner .

Foz do Iguacu, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Paris. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in December; daily highs in Paris reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

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Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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.
Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum and British Museum. Do your shopping at Harrods and Covent Garden. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our London road trip tool .

Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. In December in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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.
On the 25th (Tue), see the interesting displays at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then make a trip to Grand Place, then examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally examine the collection at Atomium.

Make your Brussels itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by train from London to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Brussels is 1 hour. Traveling from London in December, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are slightly colder, around 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Wed) before leaving for Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Head to Leidseplein and The American Book Centerfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), stop by De Kaaskamer, and take in the exciting artwork at TASCHEN Store Amsterdam.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam route planning site .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
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.
Pergamon Museum and Topography of Terror are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Boxoffberlin or Korsettmanufaktur TO.mTO Berlin. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Rausch Schokoladenhaus, browse the eclectic array of goods at Berliner Kunstmarkt an der Museumsinsel, take a stroll through Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam), and get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery Heike Arndt DK.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Amsterdam to Berlin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Rausch Schokoladenhaus ©
Rausch Schokoladenhaus
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topographie des Terrors ©
Topographie des Terrors

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