19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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19 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
train + bus:  5​h 15​min
7
Andorra la Vella, Andorra
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Mumbai, India

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Willet-Holthuysen Museum. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, stroll through ARTIS, and take a stroll through Leidseplein.

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Mumbai, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Amsterdam is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in April, expect Amsterdam to be much colder, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): make a trip to The Markt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerusalem Chapel & Adornes Domain, make a trip to Belfry of Bruges, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, then see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and finally stop by Carpentier-Goegebeuer. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bruges online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May in Bruges, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Maison d'Erasme, then see the interesting displays at Atomium, then see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, then see the interesting displays at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, then examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally make a trip to Grand Place.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Brussels holiday builder site .

You can take a train from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

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

2
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.
On the 8th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and finally take a stroll through Le Marais. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary builder .

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 10th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take a stroll through Belém Tower, then wander the streets of Chiado, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and then wander the streets of Alfama.

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You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Paris to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Retiro Park, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Madrid route maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid. In May in Madrid, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Andorra la Vella.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

1
day
Andorra la Vella, Andorra

Andorra la Vella ©
Tucked high in the Pyrenees and home to fewer than 65,000 residents, Andorra La Vella seems at first an unlikely tourist hotspot.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Grandvalira Ski Resort.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Andorra la Vella trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Madrid to Andorra la Vella takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Andorra la Vella

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Grandvalira
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Grandvalira ©
Grandvalira

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Casa Batllo and Museo Picasso. El Barri Gòtic and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Passeig de Gracia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, walk around Parc Guell, and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Andorra la Vella to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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