15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Curitiba, Brazil
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Curitiba, Brazil

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): walk around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona day trip planner.

Curitiba, Brazil to Barcelona is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Curitiba to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In October in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 15th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then wander the streets of Belém Tower, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of National Republican Guard, then take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, then explore the galleries of Igreja de Sao Roque, and finally view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In October in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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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.
On the 17th (Thu), admire the striking features of La Madeleine, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Île de la Cité, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

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You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lisbon in October, with highs in Paris at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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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.
Visit Vatican Museums and Palatine Hill for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at St. Peter's Basilica and Pantheon. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Natura e Fattoria Didattica Voloalto.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in October, with highs in Rome at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 22nd (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, then get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and finally see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip site .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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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.
On the 24th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice vacation maker app .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in October, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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