17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Bus + Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  7 h
4
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
5
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  16 h 30 min
End: Belo Horizonte, Brazil


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3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid online trip maker.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Madrid when traveling from Belo Horizonte in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia ©
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

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 20th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, then explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Madrid to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in May, you will find days in Paris are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the London trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, get engrossed in the history at Peter and Paul Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Vitebskiy Railway Station, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kazan Cathedral.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read St. Petersburg travel planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from London to St. Petersburg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or fly. 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 by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Madrid.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
On the 31st (Mon), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha, and then don't miss a visit to Catedral Primada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente, get your game on at Fox In A Box Madrid, then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, then delve into the distant past at Templo de Debod, and finally take a stroll through Gran Via.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Madrid route builder site.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Madrid takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Madrid. Traveling from St. Petersburg in May, expect Madrid to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:
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Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel
Walking tours

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