12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Maringa, Brazil
Fly:  17​h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Maringa, Brazil

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo dos Mouros. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castelo de S. Jorge and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Change things up with a short trip to Park and National Palace of Pena in Sintra (about 44 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary builder website .

Maringa, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Maringa to Lisbon is 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip planning website .

Fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in September, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Le mura di Lucca and Siena Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Piazza del Campo and Campanile di Giotto. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in September, with highs in Florence at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Le mura di Lucca
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Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the striking features of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then delve into the distant past at Catacombe di San Callisto, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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