18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Maceio, Brazil
Fly:  16 h
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Bologna, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  12 h 30 min
End: Maceio, 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.
Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais.

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Maceio, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Maceio to Paris is 4 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Maceio in February; daily highs in Paris reach 9°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bologna.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Shop till you drop at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri and I Mosaici Di Lastrucci. You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Mosaici. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bologna: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Florence (Gallerie Degli Uffizi, Collezione Roberto Casamonti, &more) and Castello di Verrazzano (in Greve in Chianti).

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bologna journey tool.

You can fly from Paris to Bologna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Bologna

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Florence, Castello del Trebbio, Castello di Verrazzano
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
nights
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 25th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, then wander the streets of Barrio de Salamanca, then walk around Parque del Retiro, and finally shop like a local with Rio Creative Art Center. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, then take a stroll through Gran Via, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and finally contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Bologna to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

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

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Park and National Palace of Pena will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Lisbon by Boat and Rent a Boat. Venture out of the city with trips to Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). Spend the 1st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Roque, wander the streets of Rossio Square, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip maker website.

Fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon. In February, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Madrid - with highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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