16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Madrid online travel planner.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Belo Horizonte to Madrid is 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Belo Horizonte in May since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay May 18 — 20:

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 21st (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, stroll around Parc Guell, and then make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona road trip planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can fly to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:

Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

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.
Paris is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Paris online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in May, with highs in Paris at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:

London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and see the interesting displays at The British Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read London online itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In May in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to fly to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:

St. Petersburg, Russia

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, step off the mainland to explore Yelagin Island, see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, and steep yourself in history at Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read St. Petersburg online sightseeing planner.

Fly from London to St. Petersburg in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 28 — 31: