20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Curitiba, Brazil
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Curitiba, Brazil

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Quinta da Regaleira). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lisbon online tour itinerary planner.

Curitiba, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Curitiba in May, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Food Tours
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 11th (Sat), walk around Parque del Retiro, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor. On your second day here, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, thensteep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Madrid are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and catch a live event at Camp Nou.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In May in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

3
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, walk around Hyde Park, and admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the London trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to London. In May, London is a bit cooler than Barcelona - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Paris trip website.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

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

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Paris to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in May, things will get a bit warmer in Rome: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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