28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
4
Paris, France
— 6 nights
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
6
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights


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3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Bring the kids along to Castelo de S. Jorge and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Get some historical perspective at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Avenida da Liberdade. Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Park and National Palace of Pena in Sintra--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Belém Tower and take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lisbon day trip planner.

Vitoria, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Park and National Palace of Pena
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Prado National Museum and Museo de Santa Cruz. Kids will appreciate attractions like Royal Palace of Madrid and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, San Roman Church, &more) and Playa del Alberche (in Aldea del Fresno). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, take a stroll through Gran Via, walk around Parque del Retiro, and hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Madrid journey builder site.

Getting from Lisbon to Madrid by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Playa del Alberche
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through Passeig de Gracia, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then stop by Cellarer, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary builder.

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in July, you will find days in Barcelona are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

6
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.
Visit Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Champs-Elysees for their historical value. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Le Bois des Aigles (in Balines) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Le Marais, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paris online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Barcelona in July, with highs in Paris at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Le Bois des Aigles, Palace of Versailles
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Grand Place and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert will appeal to history buffs. Attractions like Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Place St. Gery make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Brussels to Haacht to see Arboretum Wespelaar about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and make a trip to Atomium.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Brussels trip maker site.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in August: highs in Brussels hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Arboretum Wespelaar
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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.
Visiting The Hawking Centre and Platinum Training will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery and Natural History Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, browse the range of quality goods at Harrods, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the London road trip planning tool.

Getting from Brussels to London by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Hawking Centre
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The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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