20 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

20 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 1 day
Fly:  15 h 30 min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h 30 min
9
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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day
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): make a trip to Jerusalem Cultural Center, see the interesting displays at Instituto Moreira Salles, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, and finally stop by BarraShopping.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Belo Horizonte to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Jerusalem Cultural Center ©
Jerusalem Cultural Center
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Instituto Moreira Salles ©
Instituto Moreira Salles

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Westminster Abbey and Wallace Collection. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Churchill War Rooms and The British Museum. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and make a trip to Tower of London.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our London road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to London takes 15.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in June, with highs in London at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Alcazar of Segovia and Plaza mayor de Chinchon. Get a sense of the local culture at Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes (in Toledo) and Catedral de Segovia (in Segovia). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, shop like a local with Barrio de Salamanca, view the masterpieces at Cava Baja Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from London to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Traveling from London to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, expect Madrid to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Segovia, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, Plaza mayor de Chinchon
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia

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nights
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Église Notre-Dame, explore the historical opulence of Chateau du Taillan, thenshop like a local with Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee d'Aquitaine.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux itinerary app.

You can fly from Madrid to Bordeaux in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid in June, expect nights in Bordeaux to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Musee d'Aquitaine ©
Musee d'Aquitaine
Chateau du Taillan ©
Chateau du Taillan
Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez ©
Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees. Step off the beaten path and head to The Army Museum and Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte (in Maincy) and Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis (in Saint-Denis). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Paris road trip site.

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis
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The Army Museum ©
The Army Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in June: high temperatures in Florence hover around 33°C and lows are around 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
Vatican Museums and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini will appeal to museum buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at I Colori di Dentro di Maria Grazia Luffarelli and L'Artigianato. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Giardino di Ninfa in Cisterna di Latina, approximately Cisterna di Latina away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, make a trip to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Prassede, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

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You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Giardino di Ninfa
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Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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night
London, United Kingdom

London
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Traveling by flight from Rome to London takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rome to London due to the time zone difference. In July, London is slightly colder than Rome - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. You'll set off for Rio de Janeiro on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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night
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): browse the collection at Real Gabinete Portugues Da Leitura and then view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from London to Rio de Janeiro in 15.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from London in July since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Morro Dois Irmaos ©
Morro Dois Irmaos
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Pedra do Arpoador ©
Pedra do Arpoador

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