33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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33 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  26​h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Andorra la Vella, Andorra
— 1 night
+3
bus + Fly + foot + train:  5​h 30​min
6
Nice, France
— 4 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney, Australia

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Shop till you drop at Chiado and A Outra Face da Lua. Cabo da Roca and Castelo de S. Jorge will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Guincho Beach in Cascais--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Jeronimos Monastery, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, go for a walk through Avenida da Liberdade, and examine the collection at National Tile Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon day trip app .

Sydney, Australia to Lisbon is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Lisbon, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in February; daily highs in Lisbon reach 18°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Lisbon

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Museums

Side Trips

Guincho Beach, Cabo da Roca
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Cabo da Roca ©
Cabo da Roca
Jeronimos Monastery ©
Jeronimos Monastery
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

2
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 21st (Wed), hunt for treasures at Mercado Central de Atarazanas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Bajondillo, then explore the ancient world of Roman Theatre, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Picasso Malaga. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, then explore the world behind art at CAC Malaga Contemporary Art Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa La Carihuela.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Malaga travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Malaga takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Malaga. In February in Malaga, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Malaga

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Torremolinos
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 22:
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Museo Picasso Malaga ©
Museo Picasso Malaga
Playa La Carihuela ©
Playa La Carihuela

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Royal Palace of Madrid and Prado National Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza) and Queen Sofia Arts Center (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia). Venture out of the city with trips to Casco Historico de Toledo (in Toledo) and Playa del Alberche (in Aldea del Fresno). There's more to do: hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Madrid attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Malaga to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Malaga in February, with highs in Madrid at 13°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

#Museums, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Casco Historico de Toledo, Playa del Alberche
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Casa Batllo and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Get outdoors at Delta del Llobregat and Fenals Beach. When in Barcelona, make a side trip to see Vila Vella (Old Town) in Tossa de Mar, approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 28th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: hunt for treasures at La Boqueria.

For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Andorra la Vella.

Things to do in Barcelona

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fenals Beach, Delta del Llobregat, Vila Vella (Old Town)
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 28:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)

1
night
Andorra la Vella, Andorra

Andorra la Vella ©
Tucked high in the Pyrenees and home to fewer than 65,000 residents, Andorra La Vella seems at first an unlikely tourist hotspot.
To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Andorra la Vella travel planning site .

Traveling by car from Barcelona to Andorra la Vella takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Andorra la Vella

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

C.S. Santa Coloma, Valle de Incles
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 1:
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Valle de Incles ©
Valle de Incles
C.S. Santa Coloma ©
C.S. Santa Coloma

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Croisette and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and Palais Lascaris. Change things up with a short trip to Rue d'Antibes in Cannes (about 38 minutes away). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, contemplate the long history of St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Nice, and see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nice road trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Andorra la Vella to Nice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cannes, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Villa Kerylos
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La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art ©

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Île de la Cité and Paris Plage. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'Orsay and Musee Rodin. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris vacation planner.

You can fly from Nice to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nice in March, with highs in Paris at 14°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Brighton Beach and Blenheim Palace. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Natural History Museum and British Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from London: The Lanes (in Brighton) and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew (in Kew). There's more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the London travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in London can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brighton, Blenheim Palace, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle and then look for gifts at Grassmarket. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia and then look for all kinds of wild species at Scottish Seabird Centre.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh road trip planning site .

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. March in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

Scottish Seabird Centre
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): wander the streets of Grafton Street, wander the streets of Temple Bar, and then contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Seapoint Beach, admire the natural beauty at Powerscourt Gardens and House, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Portmarnock Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Portmarnock Beach, Powerscourt Gardens and House
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 19:
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Grafton Street ©
Grafton Street

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