39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Porto, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
6
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
8
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Quinta da Regaleira. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Obidos (Rua Direita & Obidos Village), Park and National Palace of Pena (in Sintra) and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima). Dedicate the 24th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Cascais, and take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Senhora do Monte.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August: highs in Lisbon hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Obidos, Sintra, Centro Historico de Cascais, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 28:
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Food Tours
Walking tours
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

4
nights
Porto, Portugal

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Wine Tours & Tastings. Explore Porto's surroundings by going to Bom Jesus do Monte (in Braga), University of Coimbra (in Coimbra) and Centro Historico de Guimaraes (in Guimaraes). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Douro River, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Lordelo do Ouro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, and snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Porto trip planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in August, expect Porto to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bom Jesus do Monte, University of Coimbra, Centro Historico de Guimaraes
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 1:
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Walking tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Douro River ©
Douro River

6
nights
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and Room Escape Games. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Windsor Castle (in Windsor), Portsmouth (The Mary Rose & Portsmouth Historic Dockyard) and Beachy Head (in Eastbourne). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Regent's Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Garden, explore the galleries of Wallace Collection, and don't miss a visit to Trafalgar Square.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London route planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in September, things will get slightly colder in London: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Portsmouth, Windsor Castle, Room Escape Games, Beachy Head
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 7:
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Food Tours
Speed Boats Tours
The Mary Rose ©
The Mary Rose

5
nights
Paris, France

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chartres Cathedral and Food Tours. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

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Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Chartres Cathedral
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 12:
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Food Tours
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cascata delle Marmore and Food Tours. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, appreciate the history behind La Pieta, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome travel route planning tool.

Getting from Paris to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Vatican City, Cascata delle Marmore
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 17:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Cascata delle Marmore ©
Cascata delle Marmore
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Explore hidden gems such as Sunset in Oia and Santo Winery. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, and look for gifts at Sand Lily Boutique.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fira online travel route planner.

Fly from Rome to Fira in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Rome in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Fira, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Imerovigli, Santo Winery, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vila Vella (Old Town) and Anfiteatro de Tarragona. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Fenals Beach (in Lloret de Mar), Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey (in Montserrat) and Girona Cathedral (Catedral) (in Girona). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

Fly from Fira to Barcelona in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fira to Barcelona. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Fira in September since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Fenals Beach, Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, Anfiteatro de Tarragona, Girona Cathedral (Catedral), Vila Vella (Old Town)
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 25:
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Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Acueduct of Segovia and Mirador del Valle. Venture out of the city with trips to The Walls of Avila (in Avila), Segovia (Catedral de Segovia & Alcazar of Segovia) and Catedral Primada (in Toledo). There's still lots to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Paseo del Prado, pause for some serene contemplation at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid journey maker website.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, Madrid is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Segovia, Toledo, The Walls of Avila
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 30:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Walking tours

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