17 days in Western Europe Itinerary

17 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) and Rua Augusta. Get some cultural insight at Monastery of Alcobaca and Cabo da Roca. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, contemplate the long history of Miradouro da Graca, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and wander the streets of Belém Tower.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Lisbon. Traveling from Sao Paulo in October, plan for little chillier nights in Lisbon, with lows around 17°C. On the 11th (Fri), you're off toParis.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Cabo da Roca, Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), Monastery of Alcobaca
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Monastery of Alcobaca ©
Monastery of Alcobaca
Cabo da Roca ©
Cabo da Roca
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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 12th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paris trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lisbon in October, with highs in Paris at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

5
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Camp Nou. Casa Batllo and Casa Mila - La Pedrera will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Jewish Quarter and Parc Guell. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar), Peratallada (in Peratallada) and Girona Cathedral (Catedral) (in Girona). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barri de Gracia, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona road trip site .

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in October; daily highs in Barcelona reach 26°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Girona, Vila Vella (Old Town), Peratallada, Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Adventurous Appetites Tapas Tour has been added to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and Catedral de Segovia. Museum-lovers will get to explore Alcazar de Segovia and Prado National Museum. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Barrio de Salamanca.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Madrid itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Madrid. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Segovia, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
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Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar de Segovia ©
Alcazar de Segovia

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