20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Corfu Town, Greece
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
5
Lindos, Greece
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
6
Fira, Greece
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Naxos, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  15​h 30​min
End: Belo Horizonte, Brazil


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1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 4th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Jeronimos Monastery, then take a stroll through Belém Tower, then wander the streets of Chiado, and finally contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena, and then enjoy the sea views from Cabo da Roca.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip maker website .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Western European Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Lisbon, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Park and National Palace of Pena, Cabo da Roca
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
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.
Get some cultural insight at Champs-Elysees and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Paris is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in October, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 19°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

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

3
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.
Visit Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace for their historical value. National Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, and admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read London day trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

1
day
Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
On the 12th (Sat), wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, and then steep yourself in history at Achilleion Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from London to Corfu Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Corfu Town. In October, Corfu Town is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Achilleion Museum
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Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town

1
night
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
On the 13th (Sun), stroll through Tsambika Beach, view the masterpieces at Art Park Rhodes, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Pavlos Beach. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Dormition of Theotokos Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Ostria Beach Bar, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lindos Beach.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lindos tour itinerary builder app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Corfu Town to Lindos in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Corfu Town in October since evenings lows in Lindos dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Lindos

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Dormition of Theotokos Church, Ostria Beach Bar, Tsambika Beach, Art Park Rhodes
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Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

1
night
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Eduart Gjopalaj. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, delve into the distant past at Ancient Thera, then do a tasting at Santo Winery, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fira trip itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Fira in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kamari, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Akrotiri, Santo Winery, Hiking Trail Fira - Oia
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Hiking Trail Fira - Oia ©
Hiking Trail Fira - Oia
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

2
nights
Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Portara, kick back and relax at Alyko Beach, then view the masterpieces at Fish & Olive, and finally wander the streets of Old Town. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach, then delve into the distant past at Tower of Zevgolis, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Aperathitissa, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Drossiani Church.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Naxos holiday builder website .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Naxos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Portara ©
Portara
Alyko Beach ©
Alyko Beach

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Alcazar de Segovia and Catedral de Segovia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Palace of Madrid and Cava Baja Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and admire the striking features of Retiro Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Naxos to Madrid takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Naxos to Madrid is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Naxos in October since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Segovia
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Alcazar de Segovia ©
Alcazar de Segovia

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