28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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28 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Vitoria, Brazil
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Paris, France
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Vitoria, Brazil


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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belém Tower and Park and National Palace of Pena. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Carmo Archaeological Museum. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jeronimos Monastery, shop like a local with Avenida da Liberdade, and contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary planning site .

Vitoria, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can 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.
Head to Mercado San Miguel and Gran Viafor some retail therapy. Appreciate the collections at Royal Palace of Madrid and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Museo de Santa Cruz, Casco Historico de Toledo, & more) and Playa del Alberche (in Aldea del Fresno). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, and stroll through Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro).

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You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 40°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Toledo, Playa del Alberche
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, then stop by Cellarer, and finally kick back and relax at La Barceloneta.

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You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in July, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Champs-Elysees and Musee d'Orsay. Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin will appeal to museum buffs. 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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, shop like a local with Le Marais, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in July: high temperatures in Paris hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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.
You'll explore and learn at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum and Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. Get some historical perspective at Grand Place and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Take a break from Brussels with a short trip to Arboretum Wespelaar in Haacht, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, make a trip to Place St. Gery, and steep yourself in history at Castle of Laeken.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels attractions planning tool .

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for little chillier days in Brussels, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Natural History Museum and Churchill War Rooms. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Westminster Abbey and British Museum. When in London, make a side trip to see The Hawking Centre in Doddington, approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the London online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Brussels to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brussels to London due to the time zone difference. In August in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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