17 days in Western Europe Itinerary

17 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step off the beaten path and head to Quinta da Regaleira and Alfama. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary planning app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Lisbon is 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Sao Paulo in October, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Alfama ©
Alfama

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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 8th (Thu), stop by Île de la Cité, make a trip to Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the galleries of Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in October, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Luxembourg Gardens ©
Luxembourg Gardens

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, thencontemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Duomo di Siena and Piazza del Campo. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, and admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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Rome, Italy

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and Palatine Hill. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rome online visit planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Food Tours
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 18th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, walk around Parc Guell, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Barcelona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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