30 days in Europe & Central America Itinerary

30 days in Europe & Central America Itinerary

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30 days in Europe & Central America Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Marseille, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
City of San Marino, San Marino
— 1 night
+3
bus + train + shuttle + Fly:  8​h 15​min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Porto, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
8
Grecia, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

4
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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the striking features of Sacre Coeur Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Paris vacation builder app .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Paris is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Argentine Time (ART) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in February, with highs in Paris at 9°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

4
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Venture out of the city with trips to L'Eden Boat (in La Ciotat), Cassis (Cape Canaille & Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis) and Aix-en-Provence (Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, Librairie Le Blason, & more). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montagne Sainte Victoire.

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You can fly from Paris to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in February, you will find days in Marseille are a bit warmer (14°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Cassis, L'Eden Boat, Montagne Sainte Victoire
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Cape Canaille ©
Cape Canaille
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

5
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Station de Ski L'Audibergue (in Andon) and Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, make a trip to Place Massena, and take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nice trip tool .

Drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Marseille in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Nice

#Museums, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Fort du Mont Alban, Station de Ski L'Audibergue, Massif de l'Esterel
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Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art ©
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

3
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): do a tasting at Cantina 5 Terre, do a tasting at Terra di Bargòn, and then hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, then head outdoors with Pescaturismo a Monterosso, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre trip itinerary site .

Drive from Nice to Cinque Terre in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In February in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to City of San Marino.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Terra di Bargon ©
Terra di Bargon

1
night
City of San Marino, San Marino

City of San Marino ©
The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Guaita.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our City of San Marino trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to City of San Marino takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. When traveling from Cinque Terre in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in City of San Marino: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in City of San Marino

#Historic Sites
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Guaita ©
Guaita

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
When in Lisbon, make a side trip to see Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, wander the streets of Alfama, don't miss a visit to Santa Justa Lift, and see the interesting displays at National Tile Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lisbon road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from City of San Marino to Lisbon takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Western European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from City of San Marino in February: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 18°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Jeronimos Monastery ©
Jeronimos Monastery

4
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
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 historic sites, nightlife, nature, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa, see where the action happens at Estadio do Dragao, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Porto day trip website .

You can take a train from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Grecia.

Things to do in Porto

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Tours
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Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

2
nights
Grecia, Costa Rica

Grecia ©
Grecia is the capital city of the canton of Grecia in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. On the 8th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): get impressive views of Poas Volcano.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grecia trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Porto to Grecia. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Central Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Porto in March, expect nights in Grecia to be somewhat warmer, around 21°C, while days are much warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grecia

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Poas Volcano
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La Paz Waterfall Gardens ©
La Paz Waterfall Gardens
Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano

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