17 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

17 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Teresina, Brazil
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Fortaleza, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h
3
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Teresina, Brazil

2
nights
Fortaleza, Brazil

Fortaleza ©
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
On the 31st (Tue), stroll through Praia do Futuro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Cristo Rei and then make a splash at Beach Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Fortaleza, use our trip itinerary maker.

Teresina to Fortaleza is an approximately 2.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Teresina in December, expect nights in Fortaleza to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Beach Park
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Praia do Futuro ©
Praia do Futuro
Beach Park ©
Beach Park
Iracema Beach ©
Iracema Beach

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Le Marais, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

You can fly from Fortaleza to Paris in 12.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Fortaleza to Paris is 4 hours. In January, Paris is much colder than Fortaleza - with highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo (about 1 hour away). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Paris to Madrid takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 12°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, wander the streets of Alfama, and steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip maker site.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in January, expect Lisbon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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