18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Segovia, Spain
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h
3
Porto, Portugal
— 1 day
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
8
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Santiago Bernabeu Stadium has been added to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Puerta de Bisagra and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (La Encina de Ortega, Muralla de Toledo, &more). There's much more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Madrid vacation builder app.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Madrid is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Santo Domingo to Madrid due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Segovia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Toledo
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Food Tours
Puerta de Bisagra
Puerta de Bisagra
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

1
day
Segovia, Spain

Segovia ©
As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
On the 23rd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, see the interesting displays at House Museum of Antonio Machado, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Esteban Church, thenlearn about all things military at Alcazar of Segovia, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Segovia, and finally make a trip to Acueduct of Segovia.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Segovia day trip planning website.

Getting from Madrid to Segovia by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madrid in April: highs in Segovia hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Segovia

Museums Historic Sites
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Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia

1
day
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes 5D Experience as well as Look at Porto. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the waterfront at Ribeira Square, thentake in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, thenmake a trip to Look at Porto, and finally watch a film at 5D Experience.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Segovia to Porto takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Segovia to Porto due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Segovia in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Porto, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Nightlife Fun & Games
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Cais da Ribeira ©
Cais da Ribeira
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Ribeira Square ©
Ribeira Square

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get great views at Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, thenappreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo, and then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon online trip builder.

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Castelo dos Mouros, Cabo da Roca
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Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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.
You've now added Icebarcelona to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Placa d'Espanya and El Born. Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to Tossa de Mar to see Vila Vella (Old Town) about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Parc Guell, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona vacation maker app.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona is 1 hour. April in Barcelona sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Vila Vella (Old Town)
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Placa d'Espanya ©
Placa d'Espanya

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Heineken Experience. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, thengo for a stroll along the water at Marina Volendam, and finally browse the collection at OBA Library of Amsterdam.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam road trip app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in April; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marina Volendam
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
OBA Library of Amsterdam ©
OBA Library of Amsterdam
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) ©
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mini-Europe, Beer Tastings & Tours and Atomium. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Jardin du Petit Sablon, thenget in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Serres Royales De Laeken, browse the exhibits of Atomium, examine the collection at Kazerne Dossin, thensteep yourself in history at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, thendon't miss a visit to Groot Begijnhof, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle).

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Brussels day trip site.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May in Brussels, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kazerne Dossin, Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), Groot Begijnhof
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Beer Fabrique Paris - Ateliers Biere, Eiffel Tower and Moulin Rouge. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ile Saint-Louis and Orléans Cathedral. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau), L'Atelier des Chimeres (in Orleans) and Musee de la Seine Et Marne (in Saint-Cyr sur Morin). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Paris day trip planner.

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Paris are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Orleans, Chateau de Fontainebleau, Musee de la Seine Et Marne
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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