31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

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 2nd (Sat): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, admire the masterpieces at Museo San Fedele, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, then get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally browse the collection at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Milan road trip app.

Male, Maldives to Milan is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Maldives Time (MVT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Male in January: high temperatures in Milan hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Milan

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Religious Site
Duomo di Milano
4.8
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Architectural Building
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
4.6
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Art Museum
Pinacoteca di Brera
4.5

1
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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): wander the streets of Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zurich trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Milan to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. When traveling from Milan in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Zurich, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Water Body
Lake Zurich
4.7
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Neighborhood
Old Town
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich
4.4

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, then don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Zurich to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Lisbon. Traveling from Zurich in January, expect Lisbon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5
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World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2
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Aquarium
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6

2
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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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 7th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Île de la Cité, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris. Traveling from Lisbon in January, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 8°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Historium Brugge, The Markt, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in January, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 11:
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8
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Landmark
The Markt
4.4

2
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Vondelpark, contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, then admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam, and finally contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. January in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:
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Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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History Museum
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

1
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Monument to Michel Rodange, make a trip to Place Guillaume II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), admire the masterpieces at Letzebuerg City Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally examine the collection at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art).

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City tour itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Luxembourg City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, you will find days in Luxembourg City are a bit cooler (3°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

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Historic Walking Area
Le Chemin de la Corniche
4.8

1
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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 15th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Goethe House, then explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johanniskirche.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Frankfurt online journey planner.

You can drive from Luxembourg City to Frankfurt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Frankfurt are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Find places to stay Jan 14 — 15:
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Art Museum
Stadel Museum
4.6
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Art Museum
Liebieghaus
4.4
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Historic Site
Goethe House
4.0

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kostel svatého Jiljí, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally examine the collection at Maisel Synagogue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Petřín, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then wander the streets of Lesser Town, and finally make a trip to Vaclavske namEsti.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Prague tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from Frankfurt to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Frankfurt in January, things will get slightly colder in Prague: highs are around 2°C and lows about -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 17:
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Bridge
Charles Bridge
4.6
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Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vienna tour itinerary builder website.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daytime highs in Vienna are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 20:
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Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6
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World heritage site
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6

1
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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, contemplate the long history of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, then steep yourself in history at Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), and finally steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bratislava trip planning tool.

Getting from Vienna to Bratislava by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 21:
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Historic Site
Michalska Brana
4.1

2
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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): snap pictures at Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, make a trip to Corvin Mozi, then explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Budapest

Find places to stay Jan 21 — 23:
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World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6
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Government Building
Hungarian Parliament Building
4.7
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World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7

1
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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online road trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Ljubljana in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. January in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 24:
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2
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Venice, Italy

Venice

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa degli Eremitani, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the long history of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, Venice is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 24 — 26:
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Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4
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Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7

2
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Venice in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Florence, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay Jan 26 — 28:
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
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World heritage site
Campanile di Giotto
4.8

3
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 29th (Fri), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. January in Rome sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8
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Must see
Trevi Fountain
4.4

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