Route & dates
59 days in Europe Itinerary
Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly: 13h 45min
Lisbon, Portugal— 11 nights
Fly: 5h 15min
London, United Kingdom— 9 nights
train: 1h 45min
Nottingham, United Kingdom— 9 nights
train + foot + Fly: 6h 30min
Nice, France— 8 nights
Fly: 3h 30min
Toulouse, France— 9 nights
Fly: 4h 30min
Madrid, Spain— 9 nights
Fly: 13h 30min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil
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City of Seven Hills
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia da Nazare and Praia Fluvial do Carvoeiro. Popular historic sites such as Capela dos Ossos and Castelo de S. Jorge are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Batalha (Capelas Imperfeitas & Batalha Monastery), Oficina - Museu (in Capelas) and Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Chiado, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana).
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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Lisbon. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in March; daily highs in Lisbon reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to London.
Things to do in Lisbon
Evora, Sintra, Cascais, Batalha, Oficina - Museu
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 17:
London, United Kingdom
The Square Mile
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.You'll explore and learn at National Gallery and Natural History Museum. Explore hidden gems such as The Lanes and Dover Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: St. Mary The Virgin Church (in Elham), Brighton (Kellie Miller Arts, Fabrica, & more) and Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology (in Oxford). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Blenheim Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.
To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the London day trip planning tool .
You can fly from Lisbon to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lisbon in March, with highs in London at 11°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Nottingham.
Things to do in London
Brighton and Hove, IWM Duxford, West Sussex Falconry, Dover Castle, Bletchley Park
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 27:
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Queen of the Midlands
With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.Shop till you drop at Chatsworth House and Love Sweets. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle. Explore Nottingham's surroundings by going to Vicar Water Country Park (in Clipstone), Ely Cathedral (in Ely) and Natureland Seal Sanctuary (in Skegness). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at RSPB Snettisham, get to know the fascinating history of Steep Hill, contemplate the long history of Bletchley Park, and stroll through Holme Beach.
To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nottingham day trip app .
Getting from London to Nottingham by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Nottingham are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Nice.
Things to do in Nottingham
Lincoln, Natureland Seal Sanctuary, The Boston Woods Trust, Love Sweets, Spurn Bird Observatory
Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 5:
Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.Appreciate the collections at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. Get a sense of the local culture at La Croisette and Vieille Ville. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Coaraze (Ruines de Rocca Sparviera & Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste), Rue d'Antibes (in Cannes) and Verrerie Pierini (in Biot). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, identify plant and animal life at Les lacs de prals, don't miss a visit to Avenue Jean Medecin, and get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence.
For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nice road trip planning website .
Getting from Nottingham to Nice by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Nottingham to Nice is 1 hour. Traveling from Nottingham in April, expect Nice to be a bit warmer, temps between 20°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Toulouse.
Things to do in Nice
Le Lavandou, Coaraze, Cannes, Saint-Paul de Vence, GALERIE art Le CAMELEON
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La Ville Rose (Pink City)
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.Domaine des Oiseaux and Abbaye de Soreze will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cité de Carcassonne and Eglise Saint-Nazaire. Get out of town with these interesting Toulouse side-trips: Pays de l'Ours - ADET (in Arbas), Carcassonne Medieval City (in Carcassonne Center) and Albi (Spas & Wellness, Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, & more). Pack the 17th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Safari Kids. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame, stop by Chocolaterie de Larra, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame de Moirax, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche de Caussade.
To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Toulouse trip itinerary planning website .
Getting from Nice to Toulouse by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Nice in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Toulouse, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Madrid.
Things to do in Toulouse
Carcassonne, Mirepoix, Albi, Soreze, Domaine des Oiseaux
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 23:
Cultural Capital of Spain
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Walls of Avila and Alcazar de Segovia. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mercado San Miguel and Gran Via. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion (in Duraton), Avila (Casco Historico de Avila, Cathedral of Avila, & more) and Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park (in Sepulveda). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural Hayedo de Tejera Negra, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid tour itinerary builder tool .
Traveling by flight from Toulouse to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Madrid
Avila, Toledo, Segovia, Los asientos, Arboreto Gines de los Rios
Find places to stay Apr 23 — May 2:
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