25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
3
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 7 nights

3
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 Museu Calouste Gulbenkian are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Quinta da Regaleira and Avenida da Liberdade are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Cabo da Roca (in Colares) and Praia do Magoito (in Sintra). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Rossio Square, stop by Bairro Alto, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon road trip planning app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Lisbon. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in August: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 35°C and lows are around 20°C. You'll set off for Paris on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

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.
For shopping fun, head to Champs-Elysees or Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paris trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in August, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 29°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
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.
On the 16th (Fri), make a trip to Big Ben, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Covent Garden, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, and finally don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the London online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
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 18th (Sun): get curious at NEMO Science Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Scheveningen Beach, view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zandvoort aan Zee.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In August in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

The Hague, Zandvoort aan Zee
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
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.
On the 21st (Wed), pick up some local products at La Boqueria, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, and finally visit El Barri Gòtic.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Barcelona vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Amsterdam to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in August, with highs in Barcelona at 33°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Royal Palace of Madrid and Casa de Campo will appeal to history buffs. Head to Mercado San Miguel and Rio Creative Art Centerfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Raquel Lopez Damascene-Damasquinado & Catedral Primada). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, wander the streets of Gran Via, and take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum of Spain.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Madrid road trip planning site.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

7
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castelo de S. Jorge and Park and National Palace of Pena. Museum-lovers will appreciate Carmo Archaeological Museum and Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Praia da Adraga (in Almocageme), Nazare (Praia do Norte & Praia da Nazare) and Oficina - Museu (in Capelas). See even more of Lisbon: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da ursa, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ancient Art, wander the streets of Alfama, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Carcavelos.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for little chillier days in Lisbon, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Sintra, Nazare, Praia da Formosa, Praia da Adraga, Oficina - Museu
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Museu Nacional do Azulejo ©
Museu Nacional do Azulejo

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