18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
2
Bologna, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights

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.
Eiffel Tower and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris planner.

Maceio, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Maceio to Paris is 4 hours. Traveling from Maceio in February, things will get much colder in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Bologna.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Shop till you drop at Mercato Centrale and Pitti Mosaici. You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bologna: Florence (I Mosaici Di Lastrucci, Gallerie Degli Uffizi, &more), Castello di Verrazzano (in Greve in Chianti) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida).

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bologna journey tool.

You can fly from Paris to Bologna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Bologna

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Florence, Castello di Verrazzano, Castello del Trebbio
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, thenwander the streets of Barrio de Salamanca, thenwalk around Parque del Retiro, and finally shop like a local with Rio Creative Art Center. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, thentake a stroll through Gran Via, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and finally contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Bologna to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Lisbon by Boat and Rent a Boat. Venture out of the city with trips to Cabo da Roca (in Colares) and Park and National Palace of Pena (in Sintra). Spend the 1st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, wander the streets of Avenida da Liberdade, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Roque, and get a taste of the local shopping with Rossio Square.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip maker website.

Fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon. In February, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Madrid - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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