26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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26 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 12 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip planning app .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In December, Barcelona is much colder than Sao Paulo - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. On the 14th (Sat), you're off toAmsterdam.

Things to do in Barcelona

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Dampkring Coffeeshop, Easy Times Coffeeshop, Amsterdam Red Light District Tours, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get a taste of local nightlife at The Bulldog Amsterdam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): join in the after-dark buzz at Dampkring Coffeeshop, then get a taste of local nightlife at Easy Times Coffeeshop, and then gain interesting insight with Amsterdam Red Light District Tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Barcelona to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, Amsterdam is little chillier than Barcelona - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. You will leave for London on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Amsterdam

Nightlife Tours Shopping
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Amsterdam Red Light District Tours ©
Easy Times Coffeeshop ©
Easy Times Coffeeshop

6
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.
Head to Harrods and Camden Marketfor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and Tower of London. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: St Mary's Church (in Swinbrook) and Cotswold Woollen Weavers (in Lechlade). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary website .

Getting from Amsterdam to London by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to London. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

St Mary's Church, Cotswold Woollen Weavers
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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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.
Champs-Elysees and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palace of Versailles and Musee d'Orsay. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Paris road trip planning site .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Passeig de Gracia and Espais Volart. We've included these beaches for you: Barceloneta Beach and Bogatell Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Lloret de Mar (Lloret Beach, Playa Cala Sa Boadella, & more), Parroquia San Nicolas (in Malgrat de Mar) and Art Gallery Blanco Grane (in Tossa de Mar). Explore Barcelona further: walk around Parc Guell, examine the collection at Museo Picasso, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and steep yourself in history at Palau Guell.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona visit planner .

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Art Gallery Blanco Grane - Tossa de Mar, Parroquia San Nicolas
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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