21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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21 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  15​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

3
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.
Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Pantheon. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, wander the streets of Trastevere, take in panoramic vistas at Torre San Giovani, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Rome. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Appreciate the collections at Museum Rietberg and Landesmuseum. Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Old Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery), and admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zurich day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Rome to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rome in June, things will get little chillier in Zurich: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

3
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 Eiffel Tower and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

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

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Gallery and Westminster Abbey. Museum-lovers will appreciate Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the London day trip app .

Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in June: highs in London hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get some cultural insight at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Museum-lovers will get to explore Royal Palace of Madrid and Museo Sorolla. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, take an in-depth tour of Museo de San Isidro, examine the collection at Lope de Vega Museum, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid route builder website .

You can fly from London to Madrid in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in June, with highs in Madrid at 36°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Appreciate the collections at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Museu Colecao Berardo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belém Tower and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art, get engrossed in the history at Igreja de Sao Roque, and don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in June, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Museu Nacional do Azulejo ©
Museu Nacional do Azulejo
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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