28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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28 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Frankfurt, Germany
— 18 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, see the interesting displays at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller, and walk around Parc Guell.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Barcelona online trip itinerary maker .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Barcelona. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in December, with highs in Barcelona at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
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 6th (Fri): make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then take a stroll through Belém Tower, then admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Alfama and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Lisbon tour builder app .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Lisbon are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Lisbon to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Rome. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Lisbon in December since evenings lows in Rome dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

18
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Get out of town with these interesting Frankfurt side-trips: Heidelberg (Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke), Schloss Heidelberg, & more), Mannheim (Mannheim Hauptbahnhof & Marktplatz Brunnen) and Wallfahrtskirche Hessenthal (in Mespelbrunn). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, get engrossed in the history at Marienburg Fortress, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Frankfurt trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Frankfurt in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in December: highs in Frankfurt hover around 7°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Heidelberg, Speyer, Koblenz, Mannheim
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg

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