20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Fly:  14 h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Porto Alegre, Brazil

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 11th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, then make a trip to Belém Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jeronimos Monastery, and finally shop like a local with Rossio Square. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Avenida da Liberdade, look for gifts at A Outra Face da Lua, then wander the streets of Alfama, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planning site .

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Porto Alegre to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Porto Alegre in April, things will get a bit cooler in Lisbon: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

2
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.
Head to Le Marais and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Louvre Museum and Champs-Elysees. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in April; daily highs in Paris reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 16th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then take a stroll through Old Town Square, and finally make a trip to Moser Sales Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the exciting artwork at Lobkowicz Palace, then contemplate the long history of St. George's Basilica, and finally take a stroll through Mala strana.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Prague online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Paris to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In April in Prague, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, then view the masterpieces at Koller Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, then wander the streets of Vaci Street, then admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Budapest trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. April in Budapest sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
House of Terror Museum ©
House of Terror Museum

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the activities along Canal Grande, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Budapest in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Venice, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Florence road trip tool .

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 24th (Wed), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rome road trip website .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at La Boqueria and CaixaForum. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Barceloneta Beach, walk around Parc Guell, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona tour itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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