15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Corfu Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h 45 min
4
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h
5
Akrotiri, Greece
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  6 h 30 min
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil


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1
night
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 11th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona holiday planning app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Barcelona is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 33°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

2
nights
Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
On the 12th (Wed), examine the collection at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, and then delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Paleokastritsa Beach, explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, then make a trip to Spianada Square, and finally examine the collection at Casa Parlante.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Corfu Town in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: highs in Corfu Town hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Paleokastritsa Beach
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 14th (Fri), delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, then pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, then appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, then explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then stop by Plaka.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Corfu Town in August since evenings lows in Athens dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 16th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then stop by Nerium Oleander, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally admire the local landmark of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain).

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Heraklion trip builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Heraklion, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

2
nights
Akrotiri, Greece

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate the geological forces at Santorini Volcano, enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Vlychada Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Experience Horse Riding.

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You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santorini Volcano, Vlychada Beach
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip website.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Akrotiri to Florence takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, tram, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Akrotiri to Florence. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Akrotiri in August since evenings lows in Florence dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can 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
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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 22nd (Sat), explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip maker app.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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