23 days in Western Europe Itinerary

23 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Curitiba, Brazil
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Curitiba, Brazil

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then take a stroll through Belém Tower, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira, then take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril, then take a stroll through Alfama, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary builder site .

Curitiba, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Curitiba to Lisbon. Traveling from Curitiba in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Lisbon, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Alfama ©
Alfama

1
night
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 4th (Sat), make a trip to Temple Bar, stroll around St Stephens Green, then get lost in a book at Marsh's Library, and finally contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): stroll around Phoenix Park, then steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Dublin trip planner .

You can fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in April; daily highs in Dublin reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

1
night
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), meet the residents at ARTIS, and then walk around Vondelpark.

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Fly from Dublin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, then browse the exhibits of Westminster Abbey, and finally make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the London route planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. April in London sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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.
On the 10th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Paris journey maker tool .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Placa Espanya, walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally examine the collection at Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of El Born, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in April: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Food Tours
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Piazza del Campo and Siena Cathedral. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome online tour itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Food Tours

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the activities along Retiro Park and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the striking features of Palacio de Cibeles, and then examine the collection at Prado National Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Madrid by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

Mirador del Valle
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Food Tours
Mirador del Valle ©
Mirador del Valle

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