22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, Synagogue of Saint Mary the White, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll around Parque del Retiro, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip planner.

Lima, Peru to Madrid is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lima to Madrid is 6 hours. Traveling from Lima in March, expect Madrid to be cooler, temps between 17°C and 5°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 13:

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 13th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. On your second day here, stop by El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc Guell, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Amatller.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Barcelona. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Wed) before leaving for Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Mar 13 — 16:

Paris, France

— 5 nights

City of Light

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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Marne-la-Vallee to see Disneyland Paris about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Paris travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Barcelona in March: high temperatures in Paris hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Porto.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 21:

Porto, Portugal

— 2 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind Monumento Tragedia no Mar, and look for gifts at Livraria Lello.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Porto takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In March, Porto is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Mar 21 — 23:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): wander the streets of Alfama, then make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and then take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip builder app.

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can fly to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

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Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:

Seville, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
On the 26th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), then contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville journey builder app.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Seville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:

Granada, Spain

— 1 night

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stop by Albayzin and then get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Carrera del Darro and then steep yourself in history at Alhambra.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Granada trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Seville to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Seville in March since evenings lows in Granada dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 28:

Madrid, Spain

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): make a trip to Puerta del Sol, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

Fly from Granada to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Find places to stay Mar 28 — 29:

Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.