15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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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 + Shuttle:  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, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, wander the streets of 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 maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona route website.

Curitiba, Brazil to Barcelona is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Curitiba to Barcelona is 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

2
nights
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, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge. On your second day here, examine the collection at Museum of National Republican Guard, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Igreja de Sao Roque, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to 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
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Madeleine, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): wander the streets of Île de la Cité, then admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Paris online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Paris is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in October: high temperatures in Paris hover around 19°C and lows are around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

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

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, identify plant and animal life at Parco Natura e Fattoria Didattica Voloalto, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planning site.

Getting from Paris to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in October: high temperatures in Rome hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 22nd (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip builder website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
On the 24th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Venice travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for slightly colder days in Venice, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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