26 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

26 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 1 day
Fly
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Koblenz, Germany
— 1 night
Drive to Frankfurt am Main Airport, Fly to Zurich
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Verona, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Assisi, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 1 day
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Sao Paulo, Brazil — 1 day

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo driving holiday planning site.

Londrina to Sao Paulo is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Londrina in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sao Paulo: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. You will leave for Paris on the 18th (Thu).
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Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:

Paris, France — 6 nights

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.
You've now added Disneyland Paris to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, and don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Paris takes 15 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Paris, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Koblenz.
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Find places to stay Aug 19 — 25:

Koblenz, Germany — 1 night

Calling itself "Germany's most beautiful corner," Koblenz is tucked in the picturesque valley formed by the Rhine and Moselle rivers and is one of the most popular spots on tourist itineraries.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Stolzenfels and then contemplate the long history of Ehrenbreitstein Fortress.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Koblenz driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Koblenz takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Koblenz sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.
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Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

Zurich, Switzerland — 2 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 27th (Sat), take a stroll through Old Town, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then make a trip to Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Zurich tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Koblenz to Zurich. In August in Zurich, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Milan.
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Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:

Milan, Italy — 2 nights

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Villa Visconti Borromeo Litta, then find something for the whole family at Leolandia, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Milan road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Milan is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Verona.
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Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:

Verona, Italy — 1 night

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero, then admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, and finally take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda and then do a tasting at Villa Calicantus.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Verona trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Milan to Verona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In August in Verona, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.
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Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:

Venice, Italy — 2 nights

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.
On the 31st (Wed), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Venice travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pisa.
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Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:

Pisa, Italy — 2 nights

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 2nd (Fri), snap pictures at Ponte di Mezzo, stroll the grounds of Camposanto, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, and finally contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pisa online travel planner.

You can drive from Venice to Pisa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In September in Pisa, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Assisi.
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Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:

Assisi, Italy — 2 nights

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 5th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, walk around Mount Subasio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Assisi tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Assisi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Assisi, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rome.
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Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

Plan my day in Rome using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Lisbon.
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Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:

Lisbon, Portugal — 2 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lisbon online visit planner.

You can fly from Rome to Lisbon in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rome to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Lisbon are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Sao Paulo.
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Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

Sao Paulo, Brazil — 1 day

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sao Paulo tour itinerary maker.

You can fly from Lisbon to Sao Paulo in 13 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12: