17 days in Western Europe Itinerary

17 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston, United States
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Seville, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + Tram:  4 h 30 min
4
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
5
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Boston, United States

5
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Explore Seville's surroundings by going to Ronda (Mirador Paseo Blas Infante & Puente Nuevo) and Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba (in Cordoba). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, deepen your understanding at Royal Tobacco Factory, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Seville day trip site.

Boston, USA to Seville is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in April; daily highs in Seville reach 70°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Ronda, Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seville in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Madrid, with lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona route app.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. April in Barcelona sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 13th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, and finally stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, get to know the fascinating history of Secrets d'Apiculteur, thenhave some family-friendly fun at DreamAway Lyon, thenmake a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, and finally examine the collection at Fresque des Lyonnais.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lyon itinerary builder website.

Getting from Barcelona to Lyon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Lyon when traveling from Barcelona in April, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris visit planner.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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